Spring 2022 Course Information
Positive Youth Development in Community Settings
||Michigan State University
||3 credit hours - $590 per credit
||January 10, 2022 - May 06, 2022
This course uses a strength-based or asset-based approach to community youth development and encompasses individual development (i.e. positive youth development) and adolescents’ interrelationships with their environments. Emphasis is placed on research, theory, and practice applied to communities throughout the U.S. Students will explore existing models, read theoretical and applied literature, and examine current community efforts as a basis for understanding community youth development.
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Disability Support Services
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
The Young Are Making Their World, Essays on the Power of Youth Culture
Kiuchi, Yuya and Villarruel, Francisco, A.
Youth development: Principles and practices in out-of-school time settings
Witt, P.A. & Caldwell, L.L.
Publisher: Sagamore Venture
Approximately three weeks before the semester begins, the Registrar's Office enrolls the student in the class and assigns them a student number (PID) and 4 digit passcode (PAN). These are sent to the student in two separate emails using the email address listed in ExpanSIS. The student must use the PID and PAN to activate their MSU email address. After 24-48 hours, the student can access the class through the course management system. The course information pages are sent multiple times to any and all e-mail addresses listed for the student in ExpanSIS.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.