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Courses 1-9 of 9 matches.
Teaching Strategies   (EDU-183)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Introduction to Teaching   (EDU-281)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Teaching Reading to Young Children   (EDU-114)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Teaching Methods for Elementary School   (EDU-420)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Teaching Slow Learning Children   (SPE-313)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Doctrinal Teaching of Roman Catholic Church   (REL-432)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Intermediate String Pedagogy II   (MUS-236)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examines the techniques, methods and materials for teaching an advanced music student (levels VII and VIII), including an evaluation and critical analysis of appropriate music literature toward developing a more sophisticated music literacy and musicianship as well as practical training in effective practice habits, recital preparation, motivational strategies and studio policies. 
Ancient Philosophy   (PHI-324)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The major philosophical systems and movements from the pre-Socratics to Plotinus with special emphasis on Plato and Aristotle.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Identify and discuss the major Pre-Socratic philosophers.
  • Identify and discuss contributions of major figures from the different schools of Hellenistic thought, basic contributions made to philosophy and the differences and conflicts among them.
  • Identify and discuss the transformation from cosmology to ethics achieved by Socrates and Plato.
  • Discuss the Plato's ideas of education, politics and the soul in Republic.
  • Discuss the methods and teaching developed by Plato in his early, middle and later dialogues.
  • Discuss Aristotle's criticism of Platonic forms.
  • Discuss Aristotle's physics and ideas of the Soul.
  • Discuss Aristotle's notion of virtue.
  • Discuss key points of Aristotle's aesthetics as found in the Poetics.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with primary sources as well as critical literature on the periods.
  • Address the influence of Greek philosophy on subsequent western thought.
 
Introduction to Christian Ethics   (PHI-380)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to the ethical teaching of the Bible as a foundation for the responsibilities of marriage and family living, race relations, economic and political life.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the basic concepts, terms and theories associated with the study of ethics.
  • Provide comprehensive explanation and critical evaluation of how Christian ethics differs from other ethical systems, including analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of Divine Command morality.
  • Identify and discuss relevant biblical texts and classic texts from the history of Christian thought.
  • Address the role of Virtue Ethics in the Christian tradition including definitions of virtue as well as place of saints, ancient and contemporary.
  • Provide an ethical analysis from a Christian perspective of current trends and changes in social issues covering the following issues: marriage and divorce, homosexuality, abortion, infanticide and euthanasia, capital punishment, civil disobedience, war and peace, public education.
  • Demonstrate understanding of justice and the role in bringing about justice through choices about voting, activism, lifestyle and consumption patterns. Include reference to the approach of Liberation Theology and other contemporary approaches by theologians and church leaders regarding economic justice.
 
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