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Upcoming Conferences

Organization Conference Dates Conference
Location
Deadline for Submissions

Conference Website

APA (American Psychological Association)

August 7-10, 2014

Washington, DC

 

http://www.apa.org/convention/index.aspx

ASA (American Sociological Association)

August 16-19, 2014

San Francisco, CA

 

http://www.asanet.org/am2014/am2014.cfm

NBCDI (National Black Child Development Institute) October 11-14, 2014 Detroit, MI   http://www.nbcdi.org/2014ConferenceOverview
HighScope: Conference of Early Childhood Research and Evaluation 2014 TBD TBD   http://highscope.org/Content.asp?ContentId=711
AEA (American Evaluation Assocation) October 15-18, 2014 Denver, CO March 17, 2014 http://www.eval.org/Evaluation2014
National Registry Alliance 2014 TBD TBD   http://www.registryalliance.org/national-conference
NCFR (Natl Council on Family Relations)

November 19-22, 2014

Baltimore, MD

 

http://www.ncfr.org/ncfr-2014

NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children)

November 5-8, 2014

Dallas, TX

 

http://www.naeyc.org/conference/

APPAM (Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management)

November 6-8, 2014

Albuquerque, NM

 

http://www.appam.org/events/fall-research-conference/2014/theme/

NASW (National Association of Social Workers) July 23-26, 2014 Washington, DC http://www.naswconference.org/
NRCYD (National Resource Center for Youth Development) 2014 TBD TBD TBD

http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/np12

Childhood Education Conference 2014 TBD TBD   http://www.outreach.psu.edu/programs/rece/
National Training Institute December 10-12, 2014 Ft. Lauderdale, FL   http://www.zttnticonference.org/
NAWRS (National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics) August 17-20, 2014 Providence, RI   http://nawrs.org/
SRA (Society for Research in Adolescence) March 20-22, 2014 Austin, TX   http://www.s-r-a.org/biennial-meeting

Compendium of Policy-relevant Materials

This is a compendium of policy-relevant materials produced by members of the University-Based Child and Family Policy Consortium since 2007. The list includes policy briefs, reports and evaluations, journal articles, and practical guides for policymakers or practitioners in fields related to child and family policy. Where possible, links to online copies of each resource have been included.

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Compendium of Syllabi

The courses included in this compendium of syllabi cover child and family policy and a wide range of related issues. Many of the syllabi in this compendium are those of Consortium members. Also included are links to existing compendia of relevant syllabi.

We welcome recommendations for additions to this compendium (Please send to ppeltzer@chapinhall.org).

The compendium is organized in two sections, as follows:
Syllabi (organized alphabetically by course title)
Links to existing compendia of syllabi


SYLLABI

 

Course Name

 

Instructor

Institution

Course Date

 

Link to Syllabus

Adolescent Development and the Transition to Adulthood

Ariel Kalil

University of Chicago

Winter 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Kalil.pdf

Advanced Seminar in Comparative Education

Gita Steiner-Khamsi

Columbia Teachers College

Fall 2006

http://www.tc.edu/faculty/steiner-khamsi/syllabi/comp%20ed%20syll_6581_fall%202006.pdf

An Introduction to Educational Policy

Paul Reville

Harvard University

Fall 2006

http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.imagetool9640.files/A100syllabus_fall2006_finalweb.pdf

Child and Family Policy and Service Delivery

David Crampton

Case Western Reserve University

Spring 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Crampton.pdf

Child Development

Lindsay Chase-Lansdale

Northwestern University

Winter 2007

http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/docs/HDSP_402_syllabus_2007.doc

Child Development and Public Policy

Lisa Berlin

Duke University

Fall 2005

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Berlin.pdf

Child Policy

Molly Irwin

Case Western Reserve University

Fall 2008

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/chst301syllabus_2008_Irwin.pdf

Children in Contemporary Society

Karen Appleyard

Duke University

Spring 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/appleyard.pdf

Children, Science and Politics

Deborah Phillips

Georgetown University

Spring 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Phillips.pdf

Community Services for Individuals and Families

Debra L. Berke

Messiah College

Spring 2007

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_253_db.pdf

Comparative Family Policy

Steve Wisensale

University of Connecticut

Spring 2007

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_281_sw.pdf

Comparative Public Policy

Len Schoppa

University of Virginia

Spring 2011

http://people.virginia.edu/~ljs2k/cp4150.html

Comparative Social Policy

Multiple instructors

University of Oxford

2010-2011

http://www.spi.ox.ac.uk/fileadmin/documents/pdf/Syllabus_2010_-_2011.pdf

Economics of Child and Family Policy

Robert Michael and Rebecca Ryan

University of Chicago

Winter 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Michael_Ryan.pdf

Economics of Poverty and Discrimination

Keith Bender

University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Fall 2007

https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/kabender/www/248syllabus.htm

Education Policy Analysis

John B. Williams

University of Maryland,
College Park

Fall 2006

http://www.education.umd.edu/EDPA/courses/EDPL620Williams.pdf

Evaluating Educational Privatization and School Choice

Henry Levin

Columbia Teachers College

Spring 2006

http://www.tc.columbia.edu/students/see/syllabus/2006_privatization_syllabus%5B1%5D.doc

Evaluation for Managers

Andrew Hahn

Brandeis University

Fall 2007

http://heller.brandeis.edu/academic/mba/syllabi/HS247f.pdf

Evolving Families: Challenges to Public Policy

Sharon Sassler

Cornell University

Fall 2008

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Evolving_Families.pdf

Families and Poverty

Leslie Richards

Oregon State University

Fall 2007

www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_447_lr.pdf

Family and Social Policy

Jana Darrington

Utah State University

Spring 2006

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_4230_jd.pdf

Family Law and Public Policy

Bethany Letiecq

Montana State University

Spring 2007

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_425_bl.pdf

Family Policy

Kathryn Hynes

Penn State University

Fall 2007

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_497_kh.pdf

Family Policy

Denise Skinner

University of Wisconsin-Stout

Spring 2007

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_450650_ds.pdf

Family Policy Analysis

Elaine Anderson

University of Maryland

Fall 2006

http://www.bsos.umd.edu/socy/People/Faculty/Syllabi/socy641_hpresser.pdf

Family, School and Society

M. Brinton Lykes

Boston College

Spring 2002

https://www2.bc.edu/~lykes/family_school_society.htm

Federal Education Policy

Sharon Kagan

Columbia Teachers College

2007-2008

http://ccf.tc.columbia.edu/pdf/FPI_syllabus_2007_2008.pdf

Financial Management

Thomas McLaughlin

Brandeis University

Spring 2008

http://heller.brandeis.edu/academic/mba/syllabi/HS248b.pdf

Foundations of Social Welfare & Social Work

Laurie Selz Campbell

UNC Chapel Hill

Fall 2011

http://ssw.unc.edu/files/web/530.002.%20Selz-Campbell.pdf

Gender and the Life Course

Deborah Putenney

Northwestern University

Spring 2007

https://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/docs/syllabi/10/2007/Spring/SESP_317_Spring_2007.pdf

Introduction to Policy Theory, Research Design, and Analytic Methods

Bruce Fuller

University of California  Berkeley

Fall 2007

http://gse.berkeley.edu/faculty/BFuller/EDUC260A.pdf

Introduction to Social Welfare Policy and Services

Jiaan Zhang

University of Michigan

Fall 2011

http://ssw.umich.edu/shared/course_outlines/20122/F11SW530003.pdf

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Jon Chilingerian

Brandeis University

Fall 2007

http://heller.brandeis.edu/academic/mba/syllabi/HS253b.pdf

Legal Aspects of Family Life - Family Law

Steve Wisensale

University of Connecticut

2007

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_264_sw.pdf

Participatory Action Research

M. Brinton Lykes

Boston College

Fall 2005

https://www2.bc.edu/~lykes/docs/FINALsyllabusPY912Fall05.pdf

Policy Choice as Value Conflict

Anna Gassman-Pines

Duke University

Fall 2008

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/PolicyChoiceasValueConflict_Pines.pdf

Politics of Poverty and Welfare

Andrea Hetling

Rutgers

Spring 2008

http://policy.rutgers.edu/faculty/syllabi/hetling686.pdf

Poverty and the American Family: A Multimedia Exploration

Natalie Kasiborski

Michigan State University

Summer 2012

http://socialwork.msu.edu/technology_resources/docs/SW290-Poverty%20SyllabusNKDraft-02-17PF.pdf

Poverty Law II

Lawrence R. McDonough, Monica Bogucki

University of St. Thomas

Spring 2012

http://povertylaw.homestead.com/files/Syllabus_Pov_II_UST.pdf

Proseminar in Comparative Family Policy

Dan Meyer

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall 2008

http://www.familyimpactseminars.org/tfp_syllabus_950_dm.pdf

Public Policy Analysis

Laura Leete

University of Oregon

Winter 2012

http://pppm.uoregon.edu/sites/pppm.uoregon.edu/files/downloads/pdf/syllabi/syl_w12_636_pub_policy_analysis.pdf

Quantitative Evaluation Methods

Anna Gassman-Pines

Duke University

Spring 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/QuantitativeEvaluationMethods_Pines.pdf

Quantitative Methods for Planning, Public Policy, & Management

Grant Jacobsen

University of Oregon

Fall 2010

http://pppm.uoregon.edu/sites/pppm.uoregon.edu/files/downloads/pdf/syllabi/syl_f10_656_quantitative_methods.pdf

Race and Public Policy

Sharon Sassler

Cornell University

Spring 2009

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Race_and_public_policy.pdf

Research Methods in Public Policy and Management

Colleen Chrisinger

University of Oregon

Winter 2012

http://pppm.uoregon.edu/sites/pppm.uoregon.edu/files/downloads/pdf/syllabi/syl_w12_657_research_methods_ppm.pdf

Seminar in Higher Education Policy

A. Lee Fritschler

George Mason University

Fall 2007

http://policy.gmu.edu/syllabi/2007_3/files/PUBP710-003.pdf

Social Contexts of Education

Dennis Shirley

Boston College

Fall 2008

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Shirley.pdf

Social Justice, Management and Policy

Sarita Bhalotra

Brandeis University

Summer 2006

http://heller.brandeis.edu/academic/mba/syllabi/HS249f.pdf

Social Policy

Deborah Sturtevant

Hope College

Spring 2009

http://www.hope.edu/academic/sociology/faculty/sturtevant/pdf/Swk%20322.Sturtevant.s09.pdf

Social Policy Analysis

Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

American University

Fall 2008

http://aladinrc.wrlc.org/bitstream/1961/5606/1/SocialPolicyAnalysisF08.pdf

Social Policy and Aging

Not indicated

University of Southern California

Spring 2006

http://www.usc.edu/dept/gero/AgeWorks/online-education/courses/syllabi/gero540_sp06.pdf

Social Welfare Policy

Sheldon Danziger

University of Michigan

Winter 2008

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~sheldond/files/PP746-08-Syllabus.pdf

The Family and Changing Society

Brian Ragsdale

Northwestern University

Winter 2006

http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/docs/syllabi/10/2006/Winter/SESP_319_Winter_2006.pdf

The Politics of Poverty and Welfare

Lawrence M. Mead

New York University

Fall 2008

http://politics.as.nyu.edu/docs/IO/15214/meadug10.pdf

Topics in Child and Family Policy: Policy and Research Frameworks

Matthew Stagner

University of Chicago

Autumn 2008

http://www.childpolicyuniversityconsortium.com/pdfs/syllabi/Stagner.pdf

Topics in Poverty, Inequality and Policy

Katherine O'Regan

New York University

Spring 2011

http://wagner.nyu.edu/syllabus/201101/P11.2445.001.pdf

Work and Family Policy

Harriet Presser

University of Maryland

Fall 2006

http://www.bsos.umd.edu/socy/People/Faculty/Syllabi/socy641_hpresser.pdf


LINKS TO EXISTING COMPENDIA OF SYLLABI

 

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