PUBPOL 476

PUBPOL 476: Applied Learning Seminar

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Fall 2020
Days
Tuesday
Time
10:00-11:20 am EDT
U-M Course Number
27052
Credit Hours
1

This is a core course open only to Ford School juniors.

Course Objectives:

1. Students will explore their social identities, values and emotions about a public policy issue and examine the factors that have contributed to their beliefs.
2. Students will gain an understanding of the ways their beliefs and emotions are embedded in social networks and shared values.
3. Students will learn to consciously employ effective communication (i.e. reflection, empathy, asking, and listening), as a tool for understanding public policy debates and advancing public policy solutions.
4. Students will practice using narratives, reframing, and dialogue to work across differences.