DSOC 4010

DSOC 4010

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

The Community Food Systems Minor Practicum provides students with opportunities to (1) partner with and learn from individuals directly involved in developing sustainable community food systems; and (2) under the supervision of these individuals and campus-based faculty and staff, contribute to these initiatives in meaningful ways. The Community Food Systems Engagement Preparation & Readiness course prepares students for their practicum experience, with the goals of helping to maximize this unique engaged learning opportunity for both the student and their community-based host organization.

When Offered Spring (weeks 8-14).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: students who have been accepted to participate in the CFS Minor Practicum experience in the summer immediately following the semester during which it is held.

Outcomes
  • The Community Food Systems Minor Practicum provides students with opportunities to (1) partner with and learn from individuals directly involved in developing sustainable community food systems; and (2) under the supervision of these individuals and campus-based faculty and staff, contribute to these initiatives in meaningful ways. The Community Food Systems Engagement Preparation & Readiness course prepares students for their practicum experience, with the goals of helping to maximize this unique engaged learning opportunity for both the student and their community-based host organization.
  • Describe the community in which his/her host organization is based, including socio-economic demographic characteristics, history, culture, and current challenges & opportunities.
  • Thoughtfully conceptually engage with important dimensions of sustainable community food systems (social justice, race, poverty, personal, community and ecological health, power) and consider how s/he may experience and contribute to those dimensions during the practicum experience.
  • Fully explain logistical aspects and requirements of the practicum experience, e.g.: housing, transportation, safety protocol, communication venues, etc.
  • Explain the purpose and key elements of field notes as a research methodology and write field notes that incorporate each of these elements.
  • Articulate the elements and learning value of critical reflection skills and demonstrate these skills in personal journals and group discussions.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14743DSOC 4010  LEC 001

    • MWarren Hall 130
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Bezner Kerr, R

  • To enroll in this class, students must have been accepted to participate in the CFS Minor Practicum experience in the summer immediately following the semester during which it is held.