INVS 2919: Renewing Democracy in Schools and Communities
Examines concepts of activism, citizenship, democracy, power, and diversity through classroom discussions and participation in a local K-12 school's Public Achievement project. Through community-based partnerships, students will develop leadership skills; dialogue with diverse groups of people; identify multiple perspectives around controversial issues, and learn to use research and writing to articulate public problems and advocate for their solutions.
LEADERSHIP FOUNDATIONS OBJECTIVES:
Leadership foundations recognize that effective leadership, and followership, requires positive self-awareness, positive self-discipline, positive self-esteem, and a deep sense of integrity and moral reasoning.
Evaluate multiple ethical and moral reasoning theoretical perspectives
Construct an intrapersonal dialogue evaluating one's intellectual, social, and emotional strengths and weaknesses
Hypothesize one's likely response to challenging moral and ethical dilemmas
Evaluate and choose appropriate self-regulatory behaviors that enhance and improve one's life