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HESI Course Syllabi - Fall 2016

 

Archived Syllabi

HESI 217 Introduction to Student Leadership (3 Credit)
Restriction: Freshman standing; or sophomore standing. Credit only granted for: HESI217 or EDCP217. Formerly: EDCP217.
Introduction to leadership theories, concepts, and skills. Completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and small group application. Students must pay a $15 materials fee.


HESI 315 Student Leadership in Groups and Organizations (3 Credit)
Recommended: HESI217. Credit only granted for: HESI315 or EDCP315. Formerly: EDCP315.
Acquiring and integrating leadership knowledge within group and organizational contexts so that students can navigate organizational environments and apply leadership in diverse communities of practice and career contexts. Students must pay a $15 materials fee.


HESI 318D Applied Contextual Leadership; Greek Community Dialogues (3 Credit)
Student must be on a Greek governing council executive board to enroll. They can contact the instructor at msupple@umd.edu for more information about registering.


HESI 318E Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership for Peer Assisted Learning (3 Credit)
Open to students participating as peer mentors with the Learning Assistance Service (LAS) of the Counseling Center. Course designed for students selected to participate in the Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) program of LAS. Topics include: listening and communication skills, developing helping relationships, facilitating learning, the role of culture, and ethics. Course also includes lab hours leading peer mentoring sessions of for academic coursework.

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HESI 318J Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership and Sports (3 Credit)

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HESI 318M Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership and Education (3 Credit)
All students enrolled in the course must work with one of the three America Reads*America Counts programs and must receive permission to enroll by contacting Alison Barlow at abarlow@umd.edu. This course will explore public education policy in the United States, including historical context, No Child Left Behind legislation, the achievement gap, school funding, standardized testing, and alternatives to the current public education system. It will also explore the meaning of leadership in an educational context and advocacy for change within this context.

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HESI 318N Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership in Collaborative Learning Groups (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Restricted to students selected to participate in the Guided Study Session program through the Learning Assistance Serve of the Counseling Center.


HESI 318T Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Adventure Leadership Instruction (3 Credit)
Permission of Instructor. Contact Amanda Even (ameven@umd.edu) to arrange an interview. This course is designed to help students develop the necessary outdoor leadership skills fo leading participants and groups in various outdoor adventure activities. The course will focus on developingtechnical skills, leadership abilities, and overall knowledge of best practices for recreating in the natural environment.


HESI 320 Social Action Seminar (2 Credit)
Prerequisite: HESI217. Restriction: Limited to Minor in Leadership Studies students. The use of leadership theories to inform the practice of addressing social issues in society, on campus, or within the surrounding community. Students will: identify a current and compelling social issue; explore the historical, social, and political aspects of social issues; identify and select applicable leadership theories to confront the social issue; create and develop a plan that integrates leadership theories and the social issue; and implement and evaluate the overall social action project.


HESI 417 Advanced Leadership Seminar (3 Credit)
Prerequisite: HESI217; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Credit only granted for: EDCP417 or HESI417.
Students will analyze and synthesize the concept of leadership using cultural, ethical, sociological, historical perspectives. Exploration and reflection of personal values, decision making, in-depth analysis on various leadership activities.


HESI 418A Special Topics in Leadership; Asian American Leadership (3 Credit)
Students will be introduced to leadership models and examples specific to Asian American & Pacific Islander communities throughout history and in current times. While the central objective of this course is to develop politically engaged and historically informed leaders and community members for the AAPI campus community, this course is open to anyone who is interested in social justice and learning more about student organizing around identity.


HESI 418D Special Topics in Leadership; Leadership and Ethnicity (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course

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HESI 418F Special Topics in Leadership; Jewish Leadership (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.


HESI 418I Special Topics in Leadership; LGBT Leadership (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.


HESI 418K Special Topics in Leadership; Stories of the Multiracial/ethnic/cultural Experience (3 Credit)
Students will be offered the opportunity to explore leadership in connection with multiracial/ethnic/cultural identities utilizing an interdisciplinary narrative approach (i.e. storytelling). Topics will include: leadership theories & styles, inter-racial/cultural relationships, transracial & transnational adoption, the multiracial family, media representations of multiracial individuals, the history of racialization in the U.S., racial identity development, processes of "othering" (e.g. colorism, authenticity testing), and the politics of claiming, passing, and accenting


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