Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement

 

 

 

Courses

PACE's Civic Engagement Seminars:

These courses examine a governmental or non-profit policy issue relevant to a local, county, or regional need. The course gives students an opportunity to do research (in the broadest sense of the word) in the community on a practical problem that has policy ramifications. 

Spring 2013 Courses

IDIS 280-002, "Political Engagement II" will be taught by
Dr. Adam Hoffman. The class will be held on Tuesdays from 4:30-5:20 p.m. in TE 380.

IDIS 280-005, "Researching Community Needs" will be taught by Dr. Michele M. Schlehofer. It will be held on Monday, from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. HH 114.

IDIS 280-006, "Community and Civic Journalism" will be taught Dr. Jennifer Cox.  The class will be held on Thursdays 4:30-5:20 p.m. Location TBA.

Spring 2012 Courses

IDIS 280-002, "Introduction to Political Engagement II" will be taught by
Dr. Adam Hoffman. The class will be held on Tuesdays from 4:30-5:20 p.m. in HH 119.

IDIS 280-004, "Connecting Salisbury: Exploring Community Networks" will be taught by Dr. Mark DeSocio. It will be held on Monday, from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. Location TBA.

 

Fall 2011 Courses

IDIS 280-004,  "Introduction to Political Engagement I" will be taught by
Dr. Adam Hoffman. The class will be held on Mondays from 4:30-5:20 p.m. in HH 119.

IDIS 280-003, "Global Citizenship" will be taught by Dr. Marteen Pereboom. This class will
be held on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:20 p.m. in Fulton Hall 134.

IDIS 280-005, "Viability of Community Policing" will be taught by Dr. Haven Simmons.
This class will be held on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:50 p.m. in the Scarborough Leadership
Center Rm. 206.

Spring 2011 Courses 

IDIS 280-003, “Activism Through Community Engagement” was taught by Dr. Dennis Leoutsakas of the Communication Arts Department.

IDIS 280-005,The Ethics of Poverty” was taught by Dr. Tim Stock of the Philosophy Department.

Fall 2010 Courses  

"Introduction to Political Engagement" was taught by Dr. Adam Hoffman, PACE Director.

 "College Student Voting" was taught by Dr. Leonard Robinson of the Political Science Department.

Spring 2010 Courses  

 "Strategies for Political Change" was taught by Dr. Adam Hoffman, PACE Co-Director.

 "Assessing the Viability of Community Policing" was taught by Dr. Haven Simmons of the Communication Arts Department.

 "Issues & Politics in Maryland" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart, Professor Emeritus of the Political Science Department.

 "The Local Food Movement" was taught by Dr. Shawn McEntee of the Sociology Department.

 "Maryland Student Legislature" was taught by Dr. Adam Hoffman, PACE Director.

Fall 2009 Courses  

 "Citizen Scholar Workshop" was taught by Dr. Fran Kane, Dr. Adam Hoffman, Dr. Creston Long and Ginie Lynch.

"Gardening, Farming and Food Sustainability" was taught by Dr. James Hatley of the Philosophy Department.

Spring 2009 Courses  

"PACE Global Studies Seminar" was taught by Dr. Mike Lewis in the History Department.

"Salisbury Elects a Mayor" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart, Professor Emeritus.

"Exploring Salisbury: Geographical Applications in the Community" was taught by Dr. Mark De Socio in the Geography and Geosciences Department.

 "Activism through Community House" was taught by Dr. Dennis Leoutsakas in the Communications Department.

Fall 2008 Courses  

"College Student Voting" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart, Professor Emeritus (IDIS 280-003).

"Selling the Candidate: Campaign Ads in American Politics" was taught by Dr. Adam Hoffman in the Political Science Department (IDIS 280-006).

Spring 2007 Courses  

"Citizen Workshop II: Capstone Seminar" was taught by Dr. Francis Kane (Philosophy), Dr. Creston Long (History) and Mrs. Mary Kane (Nursing). This class was mandatory for 2005 - 2007 Presidential Citizen Scholars who completed the program in
May 2007.

Fall 2006 Courses  

"College Student Voting Seminar" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart in the Political Science Department (IDIS 280-003).

"Growth and Development in Ocean City" was taught by Dr. Haven Simmons in the Communication and Theater Arts Department (IDIS-007).

"Citizen Workshop II: Capstone Seminar" was taught by Dr. Francis Kane (Philosophy Department) IDIS 280-004. This class was mandatory for 2005 - 2007 Presidential Citizen Scholars who graduated in December 2006.

Spring 2006 Courses  

"Learning in Community: Town-Gown Relations in Salisbury and Beyond" was taught by Dr. Richard England (Bellavance Honor's Program).

"Maryland Votes - 2006" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart (Political Science Department).

"Local-State Environmental Policies" was taught by Dr. Judith Stribling (Biological Sciences).

"Development Issues in Wicomico County" was taught by Dr. Joan Maloof (Biological Sciences).

 "Citizen Workshop II: Capstone Seminar" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart (Political Science) and Dr. Francis Kane (Philosophy). This class was mandatory for 2005 - 2007 Presidential Citizen Scholars who graduated in May or December 2006.

Fall 2005 Courses  

"College Student Voting Seminar" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart (Political Science).

"4 to 2 Zoning Controversy" was taught by Dr. Haven Simmons (Communication and Theater Arts).

"Citizen Workshop I: Fundamental Experience" was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart (Political Science) and Dr. Francis Kane (Philosophy).
This class was mandatory for all 2005 - 2007 Presidential Citizen Scholars.

Spring 2005 Courses  

"Influencing State Policy Project: Teaching Social Work Students to Analyze Policy and to Advocate for Policy Change" was taught by Dr. James Forte (Social Work).

"Development for Whom? Land Use Conflict on the Delmarva Peninsula" was taught by Dr. Margaret Foraker (Geography and Geosciences). The class examined the issues surrounding development on the Delmarva Peninsula.

"
Citizen Education in the Information Age
" was taught by Dr. Creston Long (History). The class looked at how voters gather and process political information.

"Issues at the End of Life: Ethics and Public Awareness" was taught by Mary Kane (Nursing) and Dr. Francis Kane (Co-Director of PACE and Philosophy Professor). The class looked at ethical issues that cluster around end of life decisions.

Fall 2004 Courses  

"The Rhetoric of Presidential Debates" was held during the Fall 2004 semester. This was taught by Dr. Elizabeth Curtin and Dr. Thomas Moriarty (English).

"College Student Voting" was also held during the Fall 2004 semester. This was taught by Dr. Harry Basehart (Co-Director of PACE and Political Science Professor).

Spring 2004 Courses  

"Agricultural Transformation in Wicomico County from 1880 to the Present" was taught by Dr. Michael Lewis (History).

Spring 2002 Courses  

"Immigration on Delmarva: A Look at Public Policy and its Effects on Undocumented Workers" was taught by Dr. Katherine Zak (English) and Amy Liebman (Consultant).