INTS 395: Field-Based Work
INTS 395-005: Campus Election Engagement Project
10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F
Enterprise Hall 275
Section Information for Fall 2013
This course provides students with hands-on experience focused on engaging in democracy through the electoral process. Three areas of focus are included: 1) the legal framework for voting - historical understanding of federal voting rights, women's suffrage and civil rights; 2) the intricacies of electoral communication - the art of civic dialogue vs debate, understanding principles of fairness and neutrality; and 3) organizing communities to engage in the electoral process - building community assets for change. Through direct participation students will gain familiarity with the voter registration process, working election polls and understanding issues that impact local communities.
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Course Information from the University Catalog
Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
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