At St. Catherine University, Prof. Susan Hawthorne assigns civic engagement projects in her introductory ethics course, Phil 2200. Using Anthony Weston’s texbook, “A 21st Century Ethical Toolbox,” supplemented by additional primary source materials, the course emphasizes practice and process in ethics, as well as ethical theory. This course has a “writing intensive” designation as well. So, to avoid overwhelming students, the civic engagement assignment in this course—the $20 challenge—is brief and implented in teams.
Ethics Syllabus (2014)
$20 Challenge Project—Guidelines for students
Hawthorne uses a more extensive civic engagement project in her “Topics” course, Phil 2994, Socially Engaged Philosophy.
Socially Engaged Philosophy Project – Guidelines for students
For a list of civic engagement projects done at St. Kate’s, see http://www.engagedphilosophy.com/schools/stkate/
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