Winter 2010

Biology

BI215 – Evolution Students will discuss evolution and science with non-biologists to educate the public on the issue of evolution.

Brent Graves

BI240 – Conservation Biology Students will have the option to write an analysis summarizing current knowledge about an issue of interest to conservation agencies. These may become official "white papers" that are circulated among employees of the agency to help them update their current knowledge about a specific issue.

Patrick Brown


Business, Walker L. College of

CS495 – Database Applications on the Web Students will apply their technology and consulting skills to create three projects for the NMU Math/CS department, the College of Business, and Marquette General Hospital.

Ken Culp


Clinical Laboratory Sciences
 

CLS203 – Immunohematology – Students are involved in the recruitment of blood donors, screening of donors, and assist with the blood donation procedure with U.P. Regional Blood Center.

Mary Stunkard


Communications & Performance Studies
 

BC272 – Studio TV Production – Students will produce videos for the Marquette Sister City Program.  

Charles Ganzert

BC495A – Advance Audio Production – Students will work with WNMU-FM to record, edit, mix, and produce a one-hour music and interview radio show which will be aired during graduation weekend.  

Mark Shevy

PR330 – Public Relations Message Design – Each student will select a local, non-profit client, and all course assignments are developed for the client. The clients are selected early in the semester based on a student's interests and local needs.  

Wally Niebauer

PR431 – Public Relations Campaigns – Students will work in teams with community partners to develop comprehensive PR plans. During the semester, each student team helps its client to set public relations goals, and develop timetables and budgets to complete the project.  

Wally Niebauer


Education, School of

ED231 – Teaching for Learning in the Secondary Classroom – Students help meet a community need by assisting children with their homework and after school activities at Lake Superior Village Youth and Family Center, Bothwell Middle School and Nah Tah Wahsh Public School Academy.  

Judith Puncochar

ED306 – Children's Literature – Students will select and secure books to place in the libraries of primary schools in Tanzania, Africa.

Sandra Imdieke

ED310 – Social Studies Methods for Elementary Teachers – Students plan lessons, assessments, extension activities, and technological connections for core social studies lessons at Bothwell Middle School and Superior Hills Elementary School.

Derek Anderson

ED311 – Methods and Materials for Elementary Language Arts – Students teach elementary students to use writing notebooks, write poetry, and language experience approach writing at Sandy Knoll Elementary.

Suzanne Standerford

Sue Szczepanski

ED316 – Elementary Reading Instruction – Students will assist various elementary teachers in creating and providing instruction to small groups of children.

Suzanne Standerford

Sue Szczepanski

ED319 – Teaching of Reading for Secondary Teachers – Students will be required to create and teach content area reading and writing lesson plans in middle school classrooms in the Marquette area. Additionally, students will create content specific reading and writing lesson plans for teachers in Tanzania, Africa.

Markisha Smith

ED349 – Diversity, Equity and Social Justice – Students will be required to create and teach content area reading and writing lesson plans in middle school classrooms in the Marquette area. Additionally, students will create content specific reading and writing lesson plans for teachers in Tanzania, Africa.

Markisha Smith

ED420 – Teaching In Elementary School – Students will develop their teaching skills by teaching in elementary schools across the world.

Joe Lubig

ED430 – Teaching In Secondary School – Students will develop their teaching skills by teaching in secondary schools across the world.

Joe Lubig


English
 

EN111 – College Composition – Students will interview homeowners who live in the Yellow Dog Plains Watershed and who are trying to live a "green" lifestyle. After the visit to the homes, students will write articles describing the people and places for the May issue of the Yellow Dog Howl.

Rochelle Dale

EN309 – Teaching of Writing – Students work to meet the needs of K-12 teachers by generating lesson plans that include writing of literature as an emphasis. 

Kia Richmond

EN350 – Methods and Materials for Teaching English – Students create lesson plans in literature for teachers at middle and high schools.

Kia Richmond


Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

HP295 – Dance Studio – Students will use dance, music, story and multi-media performances as a catalyst for discussion around a theme promoting tolerance. They will perform a series of outreach performances to a variety of community partners.

Maria Formolo

ATR392B – Intermediate Practicum – Students will be assigned two rotations with community partners and serve as a student athletic trainer. While practicing their skills, they assist the community partners with daily activities such as prevention and care of injuries, differential diagnosis, and rehabilitation.

Maguerite Moore

PE112 – Fundamental Motor Skills – Students will create and implement a physical education program, which addresses motor skill development at Father Marquette Elementary School.

Bill Connor

PE346 – Adapted Physical Education – Students will create and implement an adapted physical education program, which addresses the needs of physically and mentally handicapped individuals at Marquette Area Public Schools.

Bill Connor

PE350 – Methods in Physical Education – Students will create and implement a physical education program for Marquette High School and Crossroads Christian School.

Bill Connor

PE472 – Health Exercise Leadership Skills – Students will provide assistance to help educate the public on health issues and screen for many aspects of illnesses at the NMU Wildcat Wellness Health Fair.

Barb Coleman


Hospitality Management

HM221 – Hospitality Service Management – Students will provide Chez Nous with a menu, daily special and service to highlight proper service techniques.

Leslie Cory

HM225 – Banquets & Catering – Students will provide the NMU Northern Council for Lifelong Learning with assistance in creating a menu and service.

Deborah Pearce


Modern Languages and Literatures

FR102 – Elementary French II – Students will create educational displays for exhibits at the Upper Peninsula Children's Museum.

All Professors

FR202 – Intermediate French II – Students will mentor FR102 students and help them create educational displays for exhibits at the Upper Peninsula Children's Museum.

Nell Kupper

FR305 – Conversation French – Students from the course will rotate hosting weekly French conversation sessions.

Nell Kupper

FR310 – Introduction to French Civilization & Culture – Students from the course will rotate hosting weekly French conversation sessions.

Tara Foster

FR400 – Advanced French Composition & Grammar – Students from the course will rotate hosting weekly French conversation sessions.

Nell Kupper


Native American Studies

NAS488 – Native American Service Learning Project – Some students will be designing Native American culture and language programming for the Title VII Indian Education program of the Marquette Area Public Schools. Other students will develop different projects with other partners such as the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Adriana Green


Nursing

NU212 – Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice Clinic – Students create and implement a service learning project or activity for older adults in one of the nursing homes around the Marquette area.

All Professors

NE421 – Community Health Nursing Clinic – Students formulate nursing care of populations by completing health projects for various community agencies.

All Professors

NE432 – Management Concepts in Nursing – Students will assist local health care agencies with their needs while realizing that citizens have both an opportunity and a responsibility to be involved in the life of the community and in addressing community problems.

All Professors

NE543 – Practicum 1 – Students will use Smart phones to collect data on sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by adolescents in the Upper Peninsula. After the assessment, the students will educate adolescents and parents on health risks associated with excessive intake of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and healthy drink alternatives.

Melissa Romero


Technology and Applied Science, School of
 

CN450 – Project Control – Groups of students will complete pre-construction work for nonprofit clients. The projects will vary based on the needs of the clients, but each will require students to provide client service and present a finished product.

Mike Andary