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SOC 226
Community Leadership


Credits: 6
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60


Description
The Sherwood Trust Community Leadership Program was established by the Ford Institute for Community in 2000, and is funded by the Ford Family Foundation. This structured 60-hour curriculum is offered to citizens in small towns, such as Walla Walla. The objective is to cultivate community leadership skills with individuals from diverse backgrounds, from different economic and social sectors, and of diverse ages. An outcome of this program is for the class to identify a specific community project to be completed by the following winter quarter. This course is available to current participants in the Sherwood Trust Community Leadership Program only. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Cultivate community leadership skills for individuals with diverse leadership backgrounds, from different economic and social sectors, and of diverse ages.
  • Identify a specific community project to be completed by the following winter quarter.

  • Course Topics
  • Myers-Briggs
  • Community Development
  • Practice of Leadership
  • Communication Skills
  • Working in Groups
  • Project Selection
  • Effective Meetings
  • Managing Conflicts
  • Project Action Planning
  • Resource Development
  • Marketing Your Project
  • Culture and Social Capital
  • Effective Groups
  • Growing Volunteers
  • Personal Development

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    SOC 226
    Spring 2014
    1530
    Susan Palmer
    SOC 226
    Spring 2013
    1529
    Susan Palmer
    SOC 226
    Spring 2012
    2192
    Susan Palmer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.