Category Archives: Guidelines for Class

What does a “Fortune Cookie” fortune look like?

This week’s (The first week of May) journal assignment is to write a journal of the kind you would find in a Chinese fortune cookie.The reading is from Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize winning economist, from the book, Development as Freedom. … Continue reading

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Consensus Changes to DoSC Class April, 2012

Dear Class Last Thursday and Friday, we did some work around liberating structures to give me feedback on how to improve the class THIS semester: a.k.a. how to implement social change and accountability,  in this class! Interestingly, Thursday and Friday … Continue reading

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Resources on policy memos

Here are some guidelines on the general idea of a policy memo Duke policy memo guide Here is a policy memo from a leadership class I taught in Egypt. This person speaks English as a foreign language.  Further, the masters … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Final Paper. Updated March 2, 2012

Paper Outline DoSC. Bowman Revised One page issue paper is due on March 29/30 Present 1500 word rough draft April 19/20 Final version due May 10/11 I think it is a bit easier to do this with an eye to … Continue reading

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Computer Policy for Dynamics of Social Change

  Dear students I have decided to reinforce and reassert, and indeed further harden, my computer policy. I would like no computers in the classroom. Please print out the readings and bring them with you if you would like to … Continue reading

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Overview of Elements of the Dynamics of Social Change

Dear students As I laid out in the first class, my cases have the following elements. 1) History 2) The moment of social change and 3) The aftermath.  I also include some interludes to tie the cases together. Again, any … Continue reading

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Provisional Syllabus, January 20, 2012

Dear students Here is the syllabus as it currently stands. I reserve the right to make edits, or add or subtract material as necessary. Bowman Syllabus.Dynamics of Social Change.2012 Thanks, WMB

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