ALA 470 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Fall 2020, Section 001 - Organizing for Global Justice
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
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With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Students cannot enroll if they have already completed 4 instances of ALA and/or UC 370.
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Sustainable social change requires a strategic vision that balances multiple stakeholders' interests, encourages collaborations, cultivates high levels of motivation, and accesses necessary resources. This class will focus on challenges and strategies inherent to organizing for global justice, and how this knowledge can influence your own practice as a "global citizen."

Class Format:

Class will be designed for online participation in order to include remote class members and/or those who suddenly need to participate remotely, with opportunities for both synchronous and asynchronous modes of engagement. Students may choose to meet in person for synchronous online class sessions, which will include time for class projects and assignments, if they follow safety guidelines.


ALA 470 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
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001 (LEC)
Note: This class will meet in NQ 217.

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