EDA643 Community Development in HE

Lead Faculty: Joseph Marron

Course Description

This course is an examination of the literature on theories related to interaction with the cultures found within a higher education community and the community in which the institution sits. Strategies for effective communication with various entities within the organization such as students, faculty, staff, and administration are gained, as well as engaging with the external community, local, state, and regional.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the impact various elements of the local and larger communities have on the higher education institution.
  • Analyze ways in which higher education institutions have excelled in reaching out to their communities.
  • Summarize effective communication strategies to be used in community outreach.
  • Outline an effective communications plan.