Skagit Valley College

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New Course: this course was added after the last catalog

 Course Title:   Compass to Campus: Youth Mentoring I

 Title Abbreviation:   C2C: YOUTH MENTORING I

 Department:    C2C

 Course #:    201

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4

 CIP:    131501

 EPC:    839

 REV:    2018


 Course Description  

Introduction to service-learning mentoring through a campus wide mentoring initiative designed to encourage under-represented, low-income, first generation, and diverse 5th through 12th grade students to graduate from high school and consider post-secondary education.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 44


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Supplementary Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
WWU C2C 201

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles and purposes of mentoring and apply “best practices” in a school setting.
  2. Gain personal satisfaction from community service.
  3. Develop patience, insight and understanding through reflective practice.
  4. Learn lessons in citizenship through work with the community.
  5. Experience cultural, social, and/or economic backgrounds that may differ from their own.
  6. Improve responsibility, leadership and communication skills.
  7. Gain experience for future careers in public service, social work/human services, or teaching.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.8 Describe how one’s own preconceptions, biases and values affect one’s response to new and ambiguous situations.
2.9 Apply and/or create problem-solving strategies to successfully adapt to unpredictable and/or changing environments.

Course Contents

  1. Principles and purposes of mentoring and apply “best practices” in a school setting.
  2. Personal satisfaction from community service.
  3. Patience, insight and understanding through reflective practice.
  4. Citizenship through work with the community.
  5. Cultural, social, and/or economic backgrounds that may differ from their own.
  6. Responsibility, leadership and communication skills.
  7. Careers in public service, social work/human services, or teaching.