CVED200 Introduction to Deliberative Public Learning
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Students are introduced to the theory and practice of deliberative citizen discourse in a democracy. The course links study of theory with participation in actual public forums. Principles of deliberative discourse are studied in relation to theories of democracy and then applied in public forums. Students become effective moderators in public deliberative forums and interpreters of results. This course also prepares students for more advanced study in the theory and practice of civic engagement and public scholarship.