HDFS 895 Families in Poverty Dr. julia Miller, ph. d.
This course expanded my breadth and depth of knowledge about poverty and the plight of the poor. I interpreted various theories around poverty and determined the effects that poverty has on students. I analyzed social policies that influence and impact the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Despite me being incredibly disheartened by the plight of the poor, I gained the knowledge and inspiration to design a school that not only enhances the lives of the students who attend, but also elevates the condition of the community where the school is located.
ed 870 capstone portfolio William cain
Through this course I created this very website. This course not only assisted me in developing a deeper understanding of the power of the portfolio concept, but it also equipped me with a necessary repertoire of web publishing skills to meet the needs of our technologically driven society. Further, the experience of this course cemented the necessity of deeply reflecting to appreciate where you have been and gain clarity around where you would like to go