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Warren Wilson College - Center for Community Engagement

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Service-learning CourseDepartmentStudentsHoursImpacts

Erin Montero

This course is a pursuit of the language in greater depth, focusing on writing, research, literature, culture, and speaking skills, in preparation for LAN 353 Latin American Culture, LAN 455 Hispanic Short Stories and Poetry, LAN 490-498 Special Topics, and LAN 399 and 499 Independent Study.
Modern Languages20.000

Jennifer Mozolic

Biopsychology is the study of how our behavior, thoughts, and emotions are supported by the nervous system. This course focuses on the fundamental brain structures and biological processes that underlie many different behaviors and disorders studied by psychologists, including development, brain inj...

Community Engagement WWC

The major focus of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge that help them become effective, confident, competent, and safe challenge course leaders. The course is highly experiential and takes place out at the Gossmann and Cannon Adventure Learning La...
Outdoor Leadership0124.0031

Community Engagement WWC

Spring Semester 2018 

Community Engagement WWC

PEG 2 Designated.

Community Engagement WWC

SL designated course.

Community Engagement WWC

SL designated. PEG 2 course.

Community Engagement WWC

SL designated.

Annie Jonas

This course covers psychological principles and research findings as they apply to teaching and learning. Topics include examination of appropriate developmental practices, intelligence, cognition, motivation, cultural diversity, classroom community, and classroom management. In addition, students w...

Community Engagement WWC

SL Designated.

Maura Davis

This course is designed to allow students to examine the world of children’s literature and explore the significance of emergent literacy skills. It emphasizes skills that are related to literacy development from infancy through third grade. Students analyze books from different genres, discover t...
Education 5130.0012

Community Engagement WWC

SL Designated. PEG 2 designated.

M/W/F 8:00-9:30 · Community Engagement WWC

Test FYS Course for WWC Students to explore community engagement with their peers. Participation in this experience can be applied towards your PEG 1 completion of the Community Engagement Commitment. This course explores establishing on-going and meaningful relationships through local partnerships...
Center for Community Engagement00.000

Amy Boyd

This course covers methods and concepts facilitating the study and appreciation of natural history. Most weekly lab sessions are in the field to investigate various ecosystems and their inhabitants. Course topics may include forest succession, edible wild plants, field ecology methods, ponds and str...

Chris Kypriotis

Democratic Thinking: We are all members of multiple communities at the same time. How do we think about our place in those communities? How do we interact within them? What are our responsibilities? In this course, we will study democratic politics as it relates to all the communities in which we li...

Amy Knisley

Everybody's Environment! On the Ground with Environmental Justice: What happens when community-based justice work and environmentalism intersect? In this First Year Seminar, students find out. We explore diverse perspectives on environmental issues, asking: "which perspectives are missing? whose voi...

Sally Fischer

Existentialist Philosophy through Film and Fiction: Existentialist philosophy calls on us to reflect meaningfully on our lives, particularly on our social and personal values. This goal – meaningful reflection and meaningful action beginning from one's experience of existence – will be seen as a...

Carol Howard

Gardens and the Literary Imagination: Why make the biblical setting of creation and transgression a garden? Why discover a cottage garden as the original scene of African American women’s art? In this course, students consider the ways in which gardens help writers to explore the depths of the hum...

Lucy Lawrence

Human Rights in Moving Pictures: When addressing the 1959 March for Integrated Schools in Washington, D. C., Dr. Martin Luther King said;Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a better person of yourself, a greater nation for your country, an...

Matt Hoffman

Interfaith Dialogue: Just a Buzz Phrase or a New Approach to Justice?: As religious diversity in the United States gradually increases, the backlash against religious diversity has become more pronounced. Discrimination and Islamophobia have become defining characteristics of modern political discou...