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HUMAN STUDIES counseling in a complex world; and a reflection on the changing perspectives and practices in counseling including pluralism and diversity models. Students will begin to develop their own perspective of counseling through lectures and discussion, demonstrations, guest speakers, case studies, mock counseling sessions, reading, and writing papers. Experiential learning, through mock counseling sessions, with feedback from classmates and the instructor, will be stressed. Evaluation will be based on written assignments, class participation, and independent research. Prerequisites: a psychology class and signature of instructor.
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processes at work in pueblos throughout Guatemala that root the corn economy into rich cultural and social dynamics that are at the core of communal life. Using the two crops as a starting point, the class develops the student's holistic and synthetic understanding of how Guatemalans live their everyday lives embedded in intensely local realities even as they experience much larger national and international processes. The course emphasizes attention to the broad global dimensions of corn and coffee’s production as well as the fine grained study of Guatemala’s socio-cultural life in historical and anthropological perspective. Through book discussions, this seminar-style course seeks to provide students with deep insight into historical Guatemala while maintaining a sense of the global and regional context. Intense readings provide students with snapshots of trends in both history and ethnography while broader synthetic analyses of both corn and coffee embody more popular approaches to the topic. Students lead discussions of the readings, write short synthetic essays, and undertake a research project. Prerequisites: Native Empires to Nation States, Articulated Identities, or American Worlds and signature of the instructor.
█ COUNSELING PROCESS (INTRODUCTION TO) Ken Hill Course limit: 15 This is intended as a survey course that will survey the contemporary theories, issues, and techniques of professional counseling. In brief, topics to be considered in this course include: the legal and ethical responsibilities associated with professional counseling); the assessments of differing therapeutic approaches (theories and techniques) to the
Davis Taylor Cost: $20 Joseph Schumpeter in 1942 used the phrase creative destruction to describe the process by which capitalism creates vibrant economic growth and new technologies and modes of production, but in doing so destroys organizations and relationships linked to older technologies and modes of production, often with adverse effects on individuals and communities. Observers feel that Schumpeter’s description is even more appropriate today, as information technologies and the long arm of multinational capitalism create new potential for economic growth and improvement in living standards, while rapidly altering social and environmental relationships. This marginalizes communities unable/unwilling to adapt, and exacerbates existing inequalities. The course informs students of dynamic issues surrounding 21st century capitalist economies (including advanced, developing, and robber/crony capitalisms) using institutional approaches. The course focuses on using a variety of approaches to understanding economic phenomena, and focuses less on imparting the standard body of neoclassical theory (although the latter will be used where appropriate). Fundamental capitalistic structures and processes are examined and contrasted with traditional and command economies. Attention is given to the role of multinational corporations in the global economy. Other topics include technology, stock markets and investing, money and central banks such as the United States Federal Reserve, business cycles, unemployment and inflation, trade and currency issues, consumerism and the nature of work, and other topics students collectively wish to explore. Student evaluations are based on multiple diagnostic tools, possibly including quizzes, reading questions, a current event portfolio, written book reviews or issue analysis, and oral exams.
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