School for New Learning Undergraduate Studies Winter/Spring 2005-2006 by DePaul University

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school for new learning administration susanne dumbleton ph.d dean ellen benjamin ph.d associate dean fred wellisch j.d m.a senior director marisa alicea ph.d director undergraduate programs o’hare campus michael deangelis ph.d director undergraduate programs loop and naperville campuses luis galarza perez ed.d director center for distance education betta losardo m.a director undergraduate programs oak forest campus barbara radner ph.d director assessment center gabriele strohschen ed.d director graduate programs mary jane dix m.p.s ombudsperson shirley bono m.a assistant dean for undergraduate advising and admissions douglas murphy m.a senior assistant dean jennifer prey b.a assistant dean for budget and administration bernadine thomas m.a assistant director graduate programs shirin kadwani m.s assistant director center for distance education

academic advisors anghesom aatsbaha m.a ellie amador m.a kevin buckley m.a angeline canella m.a christine hayda m.a john hemmerling m.a tranita jackson m.ed jean richine m.a kenn skorupa m.a gwen weaver m.a purposes faculty admission degree process steps competence areas course descriptions

purposes t he school for new learning snl is depaul’s college for adults snl offers a bachelor of arts with an individualized focus area a master of arts in applied professional studies and jointly with cti a bachelor of arts in computing and a master of arts in applied technology in addition snl offers a bachelor of science in nursing jointly with the department of nursing snl students take initiative to set their own educational goals and design their programs of learning the snl degree programs are designed to help adults attain and demonstrate competence in specific areas that are characteristic of educated persons at the undergraduate level the snl student must demonstrate 50 degree requirements known as competencies in the social sciences humanities physical sciences humanities studentship skills such as communication research critical thinking decision-making and in an individualized focus area a consistent theme through all degree programs is the development of skills

faculty susanne dumbleton ph.d associate professor and dean state university of new york at albany marisa alicea ph.d associate professor and director undergraduate programs o’hare campus northwestern university miriam ben-yoseph ph.d associate professor northwestern university corinne lally benedetto ph.d assistant professor university of chicago ellen j benjamin ph.d associate professor and associate dean university of chicago ludovic comeau jr ph.d assistant professor university of illinois chicago nancy davis ph.d assistant professor university of michigan michael deangelis ph.d associate professor and director undergraduate programs loop and naperville campuses university of texas at austin kevin downing ph.d associate professor university of arizona morry fiddler ph.d professor university of minnesota luis galarza perez ed.d assistant professor and director center for distance education university of massachusetts ruth gannon-cook ed.d instructor university

john kimsey ph.d assistant professor university of illinois chicago betta losardo m.a instructor and director undergraduate programs oak forest campus middlebury college catherine marienau ph.d professor university of minnesota dana mcdermott ph.d cfle assistant professor loyola university chicago susan mcgury ph.d associate professor university of reading u.k patricia monaghan ph.d associate professor the union institute barbara radner ph.d associate professor and director the assessment center university of chicago susan c reed ph.d associate professor northwestern university russell r rogers ph.d associate professor michigan state university patrick ryan m.a m.ed instructor illinois institute of technology st mary’s university j warren scheideman m.a senior academic advisor depaul university michael f skelley ph.d associate professor boston college ann folwell stanford ph.d associate professor university of north carolina chapel hill hartwig stein dipl paed

admission persons seeking undergraduate admission to snl must initially complete the learning assessment seminar described below under “bachelor of arts degree steps” prior to being admitted to degree-seeking status following this class applicants submit written application materials which specify their goals and demonstrate understanding of the snl program prior to acceptance each applicant meets individually with an snl staff person to discuss learning goals and to clarify issues about the snl learning process bachelor of arts degree steps ten sequential degree steps are the core of the snl learning experience providing the tools necessary for self-directed learning while several requirements can be satisfied by proficiency exams or transfer learning most can only be satisfied by snl coursework completion of these degree steps is mandatory however each student proceeds through the sequence at her or his own pace learning assessment seminar the learning assessment seminar

externship for the externship the student plans and executes an independent learning project or completes coursework which engages him/her in learning under new conditions and in reflecting on the methods of independent learning competencies l-10 l-11 advanced project the advanced project is a problem-solving experience which represents the culmination of a student’s learning in a specific area the student designs and executes an independent project which demonstrates the integration of theory and practice and the ability to pursue an avenue of inquiry with excellence competencies f-11 f-12 summit seminar after completing their learning programs to the satisfaction of their academic committee students gather to evaluate their total learning experiences in the program to examine their skills and attitudes as lifelong learners and to set new goals for learning competence l-12 competence areas the snl curriculum is organized around the knowledge skills and abilities that describe

course descriptions courses in the school for new learning are designed for adult learners 24 years of age and older snl courses are multi-disciplinary and designed around problems issuers or themes the curriculum evolves from year-to-year to reflect the interests and needs of students the following courses are illustrative of snl offerings in each area of the program approximately 400 courses are offered through snl each year most may be taken to satisfy either one or two competencies two or four credit hours for a listing of current courses consult the snl class schedule and registration instructions which are available online at http individual focus area high performance work teams today’s business environment frequently requires groups of individuals to work together as a team but usually without the training to understand what this really means this course focuses on the skills needed to develop a business work group in a high performance team it details

workplace as well as outside it a variety of learning methods will be used including lectures readings case studies videotapes critical incidents and in-depth discussions guest speakers will be invited to share their experiences with the class you will be asked to 1 read the assigned readings for each class and locate additional material on your own 2 participate in class discussions 3 contribute to you team’s discussions and presentations 4 submit two short written assignments 5 submit a final written report and do an individual presentation 6 write a self-assessment of your learning and assess the contributions of your team members to the learning of your team and to the class liberal learning area human community category africa a changing continent this course deals with africa’s transition through the process of transformation concentrating on the dynamics of democratization of political systems restructuring policies economic reconstruction repatriation and

arts and ideas category reading and interpreting shakespeare william shakespeare is one of the great names in literature a major dramatic experience in life this course makes shakespearean drama accessible open to direct audience reading and appreciation class participation in imaginative critical interpretation is stresses so that the reader and potential playgoer without previous experience can both be comfortable with the bard emphasis is on literary immediacy class reading and interpretation rather than on research representative plays will be chosen for study video taping will be used as we read shakespeare aloud ethical decision-making ethical decisions are often difficult to make not because there are no right choices but because there may be several right choices this course will go beyond what is right or wrong to examine why we say something is right or wrong in first part of the course students will gain the intellectual tools and insights to lay bare their own reasoning

the scientific world category body scan practical anatomy and your personal environment we are confronted daily with a barrage of physical challenges to our body – particularly our musculoskeletal system this we experience as pain and altered or loss of function headaches backaches muscle spasms pinched nerves etc when assessing the physical ramifications of stress and strain and understanding of basic anatomy in the context of our environmental issues ie work exercise and the process of aging is the key to making positive choices and changes in this course students will utilize a text/workbook clinical case histories presentation of a research topic and class discussions chemicals in the environment this course explores the role of man-made chemicals in the environment by providing a basic understanding of chemistry and an opportunity to evaluate current environmental issues in the community and in the media major emphasis will be on the benefits costs risks and hazards