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.
Amanda Bankston


Sep 20 Starting 9/20, Zoom office hours are available by appointment
Aug 31 Welcome! 


Except as noted, all assignments should be submitted via your private channel in Teams by 6:00 am the day of class.

Preliminary Executive Summary Due Wed 9/8 or Fri 9/10 
Teams Update Messages Due each week before class 
Pod Check In Messages Due each week during or after class 
Engagement Log Due each week before class 
Specific Problem and Population Due Wed 9/22 or Fri 9/24. 
Community Context Due Wed 9/29 or Fri 10/1. 
Implementing Organization Due Wed 10/13 or Fri 10/15. 
Research Review Due Wed 10/20 or Fri 10/22. 
Op-Ed Essay Due Wed 11/3 or Fri 11/5. 
Implementation Plan Due Wed 11/10 or Fri 11/12. 
Evaluation and Sustainability Due Wed 11/17 or Fri 11/19. 
Draft Public Presentation Due Tue 11/30 or Thu 12/2. 
Public Presentation Due Thu 12/9 for both sections. 
Final Report Due Fri 12/17. 


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.
Resources on Writing an Op Ed
Links to a few very good resources on how to write an Op Ed.
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