Social Policy: Drug Policy for the Millennium FS 2000
Students will be working independently and in groups to develop sociological critiques and understandings of the variety of alternatives available for constructing social policy aimed at effectively dealing with drug use and drug users. Students will be developing reports that focus on particular drugs, as well as the potential use of a variety of educational, treatment, and legal alternatives.
· Each Student will be assigned two sections of the course readings to analyze. Written analyses will be published via the WWW and the student will lead a class discussion on the assignment. These analyses will be presented during the general class discussions during the first and second halves of the semester. Assignments are open. Individual students must arrange the specifics of their work with Mr. Keel by the end of the third (3rd) week of the semester.
· Students will work in groups to prepare a final project which focuses on: Education and Prevention Alternatives, Drug Misuse Treatment, Legalization, Harm Reduction, or some related topic. These projects will be present to the class via the WWW during the final two weeks of the semester. Assignments are open. Individual students must arrange the specifics of their work with Mr. Keel by the end of the third (3rd) week of the semester.
Student research will be published via the World Wide Web using both their own web pages as well as the class website.
Academic Dishonesty, and other misconduct will not be tolerated. See the partial listing of conduct for which students are subject to sanction at the end of this syllabus. Or, view the entire document by visiting: http://www.umsl.edu/studentlife/handbook/z‑11.htm
You are expected to be able to convey your ideas in a cogent and coherent manner. An assessment of your paper's organization, grammar and spelling will be included in its evaluation. There is a writing lab available to help you with your papers. The Writing Lab is located in room 409 SSB. Call ahead to schedule an appointment: 516‑5950.
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Last Updated: August 20, 2000