Effective Citizenship, level 4
Rebecca Burton, Ph.D.
Office: CO 221
Angela Frey, Ph.D.
Office: CO 208
"The student tests out her developing citizenship skills in a community
setting through her involvement with an issue of personal/professional
The student must:
Analyze an organization
Analyze an issue or concern
Describe background and context of the issue or concern
Identify specific aspects that can reasonably be addressed within time
Identify a community organization with which to work on this issue
Identify the abilities required to function effectively within the organization
Develop a strategy for action to benefit the organization
Use professional Judgment
Gather pertinent, credible, reliable information that can be used to deal
with the issue/problem
Use the information to answer questions, develop options, educate specific
groups, or solve problems
Present information professionally
Form 1 To be completed before beginning work
Choose an effective, workable strategy that is appropriate for the organization,
the people involved, and the specific issue.
Develop and implement a plan to elicit the cooperation of others
Develop criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the strategy/project/product
Evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy/project/product including direct
and indirect consequences.
Act professionally regarding commitments, deadlines, confidentiality, and
policies of the organization.
Form 2 To be completed after project
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Last update: 4/18/02 by Rebecca Burton, Dept. of Biology, Alverno College