Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture

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The Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture program explicitly connects the communication skills and leadership training of a Liberal Arts education to successful post- graduation employment. This program is defined by its focus on the transferability of the written, oral and visual communication skills, the critical thinking, and the cultural awareness acquired during a Liberal Arts education to the world beyond academia. Technical skills, work- integrated learning (internships, cooperatives, workplace-generated projects), and career- related mentoring are key components of its design.

Lisa Chilton, Director
ACLC program
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All of the following courses are required for a Major in Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture:

  • English 1010: Academic Writing
  • CLC 1060: Putting Arts to Work I
  • CLC 1080: Digital Literacy
  • University 2030: Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • English 2340: Public Speaking
  • CLC 2090: Digital Humanities
  • University 3030: Leadership Theory and Practice
  • CLC 3060: Putting Arts to Work II
  • CLC 3080: Leadership for a Changing World
  • English 3810: Professional Writing
  • Arts 4010: Capstone Arts
  • English 4040:Communication and Rhetoric: Capstone Writing
  • CLC 4060: Putting Arts to Work III
  • CLC 4070: Work Integrated Internship

Major co-requisite:

  • Additionally, either UPEI 1020 OR UPEI 1030 should be taken as a co-requisite.
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The minor program will require a total of 21 semester hours of program-specific courses.

All of the following courses are required for a Minor in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Communication.

  • CLC 1060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 3060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 4060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 1080: Digital Literacy
  • University 2030: Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • either:
    • English 2340: Public Speaking OR
    • English 3810: Professional Writing
  • either:
    • CLC 3080: Leadership for a Changing World OR
    • University 3030: Leadership Theory and Practice

Minor co-requisites:

English 1010: Academic Writing and either UPEI 1020 or UPEI 1030 should be taken as co-requisites.

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Faculty

Lisa Chilton
Director of ACLC and Associate Professor, History

Kate Scarth
Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and ACLC

Practitioner In Residence

Bruce Rainnie
Journalist in Residence

ACLC Steering Committee

Lisa Chilton (Director)
Kate Scarth
Shannon Murray
Richard Raiswell
Esther Wohlgemut
Vickie Johnston

Overview

The Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture program explicitly connects the communication skills and leadership training of a Liberal Arts education to successful post- graduation employment. This program is defined by its focus on the transferability of the written, oral and visual communication skills, the critical thinking, and the cultural awareness acquired during a Liberal Arts education to the world beyond academia. Technical skills, work- integrated learning (internships, cooperatives, workplace-generated projects), and career- related mentoring are key components of its design.

ACLC program
Lisa Chilton, Director
Courses - Major

All of the following courses are required for a Major in Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture:

  • English 1010: Academic Writing
  • CLC 1060: Putting Arts to Work I
  • CLC 1080: Digital Literacy
  • University 2030: Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • English 2340: Public Speaking
  • CLC 2090: Digital Humanities
  • University 3030: Leadership Theory and Practice
  • CLC 3060: Putting Arts to Work II
  • CLC 3080: Leadership for a Changing World
  • English 3810: Professional Writing
  • Arts 4010: Capstone Arts
  • English 4040:Communication and Rhetoric: Capstone Writing
  • CLC 4060: Putting Arts to Work III
  • CLC 4070: Work Integrated Internship

Major co-requisite:

  • Additionally, either UPEI 1020 OR UPEI 1030 should be taken as a co-requisite.
Courses - Minor

The minor program will require a total of 21 semester hours of program-specific courses.

All of the following courses are required for a Minor in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Communication.

  • CLC 1060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 3060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 4060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 1080: Digital Literacy
  • University 2030: Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • either:
    • English 2340: Public Speaking OR
    • English 3810: Professional Writing
  • either:
    • CLC 3080: Leadership for a Changing World OR
    • University 3030: Leadership Theory and Practice

Minor co-requisites:

English 1010: Academic Writing and either UPEI 1020 or UPEI 1030 should be taken as co-requisites.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Lisa Chilton
Director of ACLC and Associate Professor, History

Kate Scarth
Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and ACLC

Practitioner In Residence

Bruce Rainnie
Journalist in Residence

ACLC Steering Committee

Lisa Chilton (Director)
Kate Scarth
Shannon Murray
Richard Raiswell
Esther Wohlgemut
Vickie Johnston

Overview

The Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture program explicitly connects the communication skills and leadership training of a Liberal Arts education to successful post- graduation employment. This program is defined by its focus on the transferability of the written, oral and visual communication skills, the critical thinking, and the cultural awareness acquired during a Liberal Arts education to the world beyond academia. Technical skills, work- integrated learning (internships, cooperatives, workplace-generated projects), and career- related mentoring are key components of its design.

Lisa Chilton, Director
ACLC program

Courses - Major

All of the following courses are required for a Major in Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture:

  • English 1010: Academic Writing
  • CLC 1060: Putting Arts to Work I
  • CLC 1080: Digital Literacy
  • University 2030: Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • English 2340: Public Speaking
  • CLC 2090: Digital Humanities
  • University 3030: Leadership Theory and Practice
  • CLC 3060: Putting Arts to Work II
  • CLC 3080: Leadership for a Changing World
  • English 3810: Professional Writing
  • Arts 4010: Capstone Arts
  • English 4040:Communication and Rhetoric: Capstone Writing
  • CLC 4060: Putting Arts to Work III
  • CLC 4070: Work Integrated Internship

Major co-requisite:

  • Additionally, either UPEI 1020 OR UPEI 1030 should be taken as a co-requisite.

Courses - Minor

The minor program will require a total of 21 semester hours of program-specific courses.

All of the following courses are required for a Minor in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Communication.

  • CLC 1060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 3060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 4060: Putting Arts to Work
  • CLC 1080: Digital Literacy
  • University 2030: Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • either:
    • English 2340: Public Speaking OR
    • English 3810: Professional Writing
  • either:
    • CLC 3080: Leadership for a Changing World OR
    • University 3030: Leadership Theory and Practice

Minor co-requisites:

English 1010: Academic Writing and either UPEI 1020 or UPEI 1030 should be taken as co-requisites.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Lisa Chilton
Director of ACLC and Associate Professor, History

Kate Scarth
Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and ACLC

Practitioner In Residence

Bruce Rainnie
Journalist in Residence

ACLC Steering Committee

Lisa Chilton (Director)
Kate Scarth
Shannon Murray
Richard Raiswell
Esther Wohlgemut
Vickie Johnston

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CLC 1060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK I
This course examines the history, purpose, and uses of a Liberal Arts education, with a focus on the three key areas identified in the major: communication, leadership and culture. In this course, students explore the meaning of community engagement, citizenship and social responsibility. Students are introduced to community based research and participatory action research. Current trends in the use of technology to promote social change are examined. This course is for students who want to develop skills and knowledge related to civic engagement and community service learning.
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 1080 DIGITAL LITERACY
Digital Literacy is designed to prepare students for 21st century learning and employment. Four skill areas are focused upon in this course:
i) Desktop Publishing – Students are introduced to the software that allows them to develop a professional media campaign. Students experiment with designing posters, promotional literature and brochures.
ii) Social Media  - Students are introduced to various social media packages.
iii) Video Production – Students are introduced to the basics of video productions. Topics include camera and editing techniques; critical review and assessment of video productions.
iv) Web Design - Any project or new venture requires a slick web presence. Students are introduced to the basics of web design.
This course involves the application of these tools in a project-based setting to create meaningful and relevant products. The technical learning of the different forms of digital literacy is combined with deconstruction and critical analysis of media products.  Students experience the course in a hybrid model of face-to-face and online formats.
PREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 2090 DIGITAL HUMANITIES
Digital Humanities involves the use of computational skills, programs and applications in the gathering of evidence and data, preserving and representation of texts and other artifacts, and the use of such tools and techniques in the analysis of this evidence. Digital Humanities approaches can encompass highly sophisticated computational analysis of texts and visualization of data, or the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools to map and analyse spatial and geographical aspects of a topic.  In this course students explore the tools, methods and analytical potentials associated with digital humanity studies through team-based digital humanities projects.  Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the study of a specific thematically based subject. 
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 3060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK II
Drawing upon skills learned in CLC 1060 and CLC 1080, this project-based course examines the skills and knowledge necessary to complete an experiential learning project in one of the key career areas for Liberal Arts majors, such as journalism, human resources, marketing, NGOs, Arts and Culture, Government, and Education.  Students work in teams to design, research, and present a project with application outside the university context.  Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the interdisciplinary study of a specific thematically based subject.
PREREQUISITE: CLC 1060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

CLC 3080 LEADERSHIP FOR A CHANGING WORLD
This course introduces students to pressing global problems and to the ways that individual visionaries, governments, NGOs, and businesses have attempted to solve them.  Students explore the connections between the local and the global through location-specific case studies. Topics for discussion may include: war, poverty, disease, forced migrations, and various forms of social inequality. 
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 4060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK III
Following on CLC 3060, this course guides students through the development of a second, more ambitious project.  Included in the course are an introduction to project management concepts and methods, with instruction on the process of developing a business plan, and an introduction to some of the fundamental techniques of modern marketing. Team projects require students to apply what they have learned to the work of community organizations. Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the study of different sets of social and cultural themes.
PREREQUISITE:  CLC 3060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

CLC 4070 WORK INTEGRATED PRACTICUM
In this course theory and professional practice are combined. Students work in an approved agency or professional workplace for a total of 40 hours. This capstone experience provides students with an opportunity to integrate essential and advanced skills in a field related to their future career interests.  While students engage this practicum/workplace project on their own, all projects are presented in a public forum. 
PREREQUISITE:  CLC 3060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

Calendar Courses

CLC 1060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK I
This course examines the history, purpose, and uses of a Liberal Arts education, with a focus on the three key areas identified in the major: communication, leadership and culture. In this course, students explore the meaning of community engagement, citizenship and social responsibility. Students are introduced to community based research and participatory action research. Current trends in the use of technology to promote social change are examined. This course is for students who want to develop skills and knowledge related to civic engagement and community service learning.
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 1080 DIGITAL LITERACY
Digital Literacy is designed to prepare students for 21st century learning and employment. Four skill areas are focused upon in this course:
i) Desktop Publishing – Students are introduced to the software that allows them to develop a professional media campaign. Students experiment with designing posters, promotional literature and brochures.
ii) Social Media  - Students are introduced to various social media packages.
iii) Video Production – Students are introduced to the basics of video productions. Topics include camera and editing techniques; critical review and assessment of video productions.
iv) Web Design - Any project or new venture requires a slick web presence. Students are introduced to the basics of web design.
This course involves the application of these tools in a project-based setting to create meaningful and relevant products. The technical learning of the different forms of digital literacy is combined with deconstruction and critical analysis of media products.  Students experience the course in a hybrid model of face-to-face and online formats.
PREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 2090 DIGITAL HUMANITIES
Digital Humanities involves the use of computational skills, programs and applications in the gathering of evidence and data, preserving and representation of texts and other artifacts, and the use of such tools and techniques in the analysis of this evidence. Digital Humanities approaches can encompass highly sophisticated computational analysis of texts and visualization of data, or the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools to map and analyse spatial and geographical aspects of a topic.  In this course students explore the tools, methods and analytical potentials associated with digital humanity studies through team-based digital humanities projects.  Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the study of a specific thematically based subject. 
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 3060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK II
Drawing upon skills learned in CLC 1060 and CLC 1080, this project-based course examines the skills and knowledge necessary to complete an experiential learning project in one of the key career areas for Liberal Arts majors, such as journalism, human resources, marketing, NGOs, Arts and Culture, Government, and Education.  Students work in teams to design, research, and present a project with application outside the university context.  Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the interdisciplinary study of a specific thematically based subject.
PREREQUISITE: CLC 1060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

CLC 3080 LEADERSHIP FOR A CHANGING WORLD
This course introduces students to pressing global problems and to the ways that individual visionaries, governments, NGOs, and businesses have attempted to solve them.  Students explore the connections between the local and the global through location-specific case studies. Topics for discussion may include: war, poverty, disease, forced migrations, and various forms of social inequality. 
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 4060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK III
Following on CLC 3060, this course guides students through the development of a second, more ambitious project.  Included in the course are an introduction to project management concepts and methods, with instruction on the process of developing a business plan, and an introduction to some of the fundamental techniques of modern marketing. Team projects require students to apply what they have learned to the work of community organizations. Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the study of different sets of social and cultural themes.
PREREQUISITE:  CLC 3060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

CLC 4070 WORK INTEGRATED PRACTICUM
In this course theory and professional practice are combined. Students work in an approved agency or professional workplace for a total of 40 hours. This capstone experience provides students with an opportunity to integrate essential and advanced skills in a field related to their future career interests.  While students engage this practicum/workplace project on their own, all projects are presented in a public forum. 
PREREQUISITE:  CLC 3060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

Calendar Courses

CLC 1060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK I
This course examines the history, purpose, and uses of a Liberal Arts education, with a focus on the three key areas identified in the major: communication, leadership and culture. In this course, students explore the meaning of community engagement, citizenship and social responsibility. Students are introduced to community based research and participatory action research. Current trends in the use of technology to promote social change are examined. This course is for students who want to develop skills and knowledge related to civic engagement and community service learning.
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 1080 DIGITAL LITERACY
Digital Literacy is designed to prepare students for 21st century learning and employment. Four skill areas are focused upon in this course:
i) Desktop Publishing – Students are introduced to the software that allows them to develop a professional media campaign. Students experiment with designing posters, promotional literature and brochures.
ii) Social Media  - Students are introduced to various social media packages.
iii) Video Production – Students are introduced to the basics of video productions. Topics include camera and editing techniques; critical review and assessment of video productions.
iv) Web Design - Any project or new venture requires a slick web presence. Students are introduced to the basics of web design.
This course involves the application of these tools in a project-based setting to create meaningful and relevant products. The technical learning of the different forms of digital literacy is combined with deconstruction and critical analysis of media products.  Students experience the course in a hybrid model of face-to-face and online formats.
PREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 2090 DIGITAL HUMANITIES
Digital Humanities involves the use of computational skills, programs and applications in the gathering of evidence and data, preserving and representation of texts and other artifacts, and the use of such tools and techniques in the analysis of this evidence. Digital Humanities approaches can encompass highly sophisticated computational analysis of texts and visualization of data, or the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools to map and analyse spatial and geographical aspects of a topic.  In this course students explore the tools, methods and analytical potentials associated with digital humanity studies through team-based digital humanities projects.  Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the study of a specific thematically based subject. 
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 3060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK II
Drawing upon skills learned in CLC 1060 and CLC 1080, this project-based course examines the skills and knowledge necessary to complete an experiential learning project in one of the key career areas for Liberal Arts majors, such as journalism, human resources, marketing, NGOs, Arts and Culture, Government, and Education.  Students work in teams to design, research, and present a project with application outside the university context.  Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the interdisciplinary study of a specific thematically based subject.
PREREQUISITE: CLC 1060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

CLC 3080 LEADERSHIP FOR A CHANGING WORLD
This course introduces students to pressing global problems and to the ways that individual visionaries, governments, NGOs, and businesses have attempted to solve them.  Students explore the connections between the local and the global through location-specific case studies. Topics for discussion may include: war, poverty, disease, forced migrations, and various forms of social inequality. 
PREREQUISITE: None
3 credit hours

CLC 4060 PUTTING ARTS TO WORK III
Following on CLC 3060, this course guides students through the development of a second, more ambitious project.  Included in the course are an introduction to project management concepts and methods, with instruction on the process of developing a business plan, and an introduction to some of the fundamental techniques of modern marketing. Team projects require students to apply what they have learned to the work of community organizations. Each year, these course outcomes will be achieved through the study of different sets of social and cultural themes.
PREREQUISITE:  CLC 3060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

CLC 4070 WORK INTEGRATED PRACTICUM
In this course theory and professional practice are combined. Students work in an approved agency or professional workplace for a total of 40 hours. This capstone experience provides students with an opportunity to integrate essential and advanced skills in a field related to their future career interests.  While students engage this practicum/workplace project on their own, all projects are presented in a public forum. 
PREREQUISITE:  CLC 3060 or permission of the instructor
3 credit hours

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