HN 302 Honors Scholarship
FA 2008 HOE
Bachman, Gary E.
Associate Professor of Social Work
Mon. 1-3P Tues –Thurs 1-3:40P or by appointment
Aug 18- Dec.12, 2008
HN 300 and continuation in program
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Educational Philosophy: Throughour social and professional lives we need to be prepared to recognize challenges, inequalities and threats to societies and the world’s vulnerable populations. Similarly we need to prepare ourselves to recognize, embrace, communicate and enhance the “best practices” in addressing such matters. This is as true in the arts, business, science, education and government service as it is in social work. My philosophy in working with Honors Program students holds that the student will shoulder primary responsibility for project design and completion. I offer guidance, act as a resource, and provide frequent critique to assist the student in attaining the desired goal she or he designates for a particular project. I expect students to utilize my comments and direction. It is my desire to facilitate learners in the acquisition of such knowledge as will serve them, their families and their communities, throughout their live. GEB
Assessment will include:
1. Attendance at faculty meetings - (15 pts ea) 150
2. 2 Progress Reports (25 pts ea) 50
3. 10 journal reports (5 pts ea) 50
4. Attendance at Honors update (25 pts ea) 25
5. Production of an advanced project rough draft 150
TOTAL POINTS 425
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
This is largely a course in which the students learning is self directed. The student is expected to meet regularly with the faculty mentor to review progress with their project and for guidance as may be needed. due to the unique structure of this course, it is essential that the student assume responsibilities for a significant measure of professional accountability.
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n interview and survey parents and past parents of children from Head Start and other preschool programs
n interview and survey Head Start and other preschool program’s staff
n research - Parental Involvement in Head Start and other preschool programs
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1. Weekly meetings with faculty mentor: Mondays at 2:00PM. (or by prior arrangement)
2.To Be Scheduled– HN400 oral presentation practice before the Honors and Scholarship Committee for evaluation –Students are encouraged to attend the HN400 practice presentation – attendance is not required for HN302 students
3. Nov 19 & Nov 20, 11AM-1PM – Honors Program 10 minute updates in McCoy Meetin’ House, lunch served. This update offers students the opportunity to discuss their project ideas and progress with members of the Honors and Scholarship Committee who will evaluate the presentation. Attendance by HN302 students is mandatory for satisfactory completion of your course. You will receive specific instructions about that update presentation later this semester.
4. Honors Retreat: Saturday August 23rd at (AM: McCoy Meetin House –
Honors Program updates for HN302 students will take place on in the Meetin’ House.
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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Last Updated:9/8/2008 2:40:10 PM