JUDAIC 310 - Experiential Learning in Judaic Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
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May not be repeated for credit.
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Jewish community organizations are central to the cultural, social, and political life of Jews in the United States and on our own campus. This course allows you to integrate academic studies of Jewish communal organizations with experiential learning through an onsite volunteer placement. At your placement, you will gain hands on experience, useful skills, and professional contacts that will serve you in a variety of future careers. In the classroom, you will have an opportunity to reflect on current trends and contemporary debates in the Jewish community, as well as receive thoughtful support for your volunteer endeavors.

No previous experience with community organizations required. Students will be placed in an appropriate community organization after the first week of class.

Course Requirements:

Regular written reflections on your placement experience Midterm Paper Take home exam

Class Format:

2 hours weekly seminar
40 hours at volunteer placement (average 4 hours per week)

JUDAIC 310 - Experiential Learning in Judaic Studies
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001 (SEM)
Th 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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