Peter J Wilcoxen

MAX 401 Civic Engagement Action Plan Workshop

General Information About the Course

Office hours, course description, learning objectives, grading, and other information.
Upcoming class schedules
Approximate schedules for the next few class meetings. These will change from week to week so be sure to check for updates periodically.


Apr 14 The preliminary schedule of presentations is available here
Feb 4 Class is canceled due to snow. More information is available here
Jan 28 Headshots will be taken during class on 4/1. 
Jan 28 Welcome! 


Except as noted, all assignments should be submitted via your private channel in Teams by 11:59 pm on Wednesdays.

Teams Updates Due each week before class. 
Pod Updates Due each week during or later that day. 
Engagement Log Due each week before class. 
Preliminary Executive Summary Due Wed 2/9. 
Specific Problem and Population Due Wed 2/16. 
Community Context Due Wed 2/23. 
Implementing Organization Due Wed 3/9. 
Research Review Due Wed 3/23. 
Op-Ed Essay Due Wed 3/30. 
Implementation Plan Due Wed 4/6. 
Evaluation and Sustainability Due Wed 4/13. 
Draft Public Presentation Due Wed 4/20. 
Public Presentation Due Wed 4/27. 
Final Report Due Mon 5/9. 


Components of Action Plans
A quick overview of action plan components and plan types.
Excel Certification
Maxwell and Arts and Sciences sponsor a free Excel Certification program.
Spring 2022 Final Presentations
Preliminary schedule and topics.
Resources on Writing an Op Ed
Links to a few very good resources on how to write an Op Ed.
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