ASUC Intern Program Syllabus – 1 unit
UC Berkeley 217B Eshleman Hall (510) 642-1433 Berkeley, CA 94720

Course Description Facilitator/Contact: Joseph Lim-Effendy (, Senate Intern Director. Secondary Contact: Nanxi Liu (, Executive Vice President. Faculty Sponsor: Nad Permaul, Rhetoric Lecturer The goal of the 1 unit A.S.U.C. intern program decal is to facilitate growth in the A.S.U.C. interns. Complementing work completed by the interns in the A.S.U.C., the program educates interns about how the A.S.U.C. works to improve student life and provides interns a broader perspective to see how their work affects UC Berkeley at large. Through hands on activities, lectures, and guest speakers, participants will understand the functionality of the A.S.U.C. and be exposed to multiple areas of UC Berkeley’s student government along with build essential leadership skills. This course is coordinated by the Executive VP’s office. However, the program is open to all A.S.U.C. interns. Please note that those enrolled must be or become an intern, director, or staff within any part of the A.S.U.C.. Weekly Meeting Date: Every Tuesday Time: 6-7pm Location: 20 Wheeler CCN: 77872 (For Rhetoric 98), 78073 (For Rhetoric 198) Begin: January 25, 2011 End: April 26, 2011 Interns are also required to attend weekly meetings outside of class with their A.S.U.C. directors and departments, and provide weekly progress reports. (Please see Assignment section below for more information.) Objectives At the end of this class participants will be able to: Understand the functionality of each office of the A.S.U.C.. Develop ideas for how the campus infrastructure serving students can be improved. Plan programs for A.S.U.C. student groups and the general student body. Explain the key projects and programs of the A.S.U.C., and its operations. Grasp key campus issues of the day. Comprehend leadership through “emotional intelligence.” Readings The required readings will come from: Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence By Daniel Goleman , Annie McKee , Richard E. Boyatzis ISBN-13: 978-1591391845 Readings will be assigned weekly. Please see course outline below for the reading assignments.
Materials prepared by Joseph Lim-Effendy, Intern Director | Nanxi Liu, Executive Vice President

2011 .C.EI Versus IQ and Appendix B . 2011 Week 3 February 8.E. came to be and how it works today to improve student life.OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT ASUC Intern Program Syllabus – 1 unit UC Berkeley 217B Eshleman Hall (510) 642-1433 Berkeley. Jr. Guest Speaker: Waleed Abed. can do (better) to improve or solve it. how they uphold the A.Resonant Leadership Week 3 City Council Field Trip #1 February 8. Description: Learn the key issues on campus and how your work plays into cultivating improvement of UC Berkeley.S.The Neuroanantomy of Leadership Lower Sproul Description: Learn about the Lower Sproul Master Plan and the B. (Optional) Address: 2134 Martin Luther King. and how you envision our student government. Course Outline Week 1 January 25.Emotional Intelligence History of the A. Reading: Part One . if changed? Reading: Part One .asuc.C.U. The assignments’ purpose is to engage students to think critically about our student government.C.A. 2011 Assignment: Choose one topic discussed today and write at least a paragraph about what the A.R. In addition to listed assignments in the course outline. Assignments are expected to be at least 250 words (approximately 1 page double spaced).U. Description: Learn about how the A.S.S. Executive Vice President Week 4 February 15.U. Constitution.Primal Leadership Key Issues on Campus & Connections to the A.U. interns must provide a half page progress report on the projects they have been working on and nature of their meetings with their directors and departments.Chapter 4 . 2011 Description: Take a trip to watch a Berkeley City Council meeting after the regular class.C.C.S. Materials prepared by Joseph Lim-Effendy.S.U. 2011 Introduction – Meet and Greet Description: Class Introduction and syllabus explanation followed by ice breaker activities where participants will be able to meet each other and make connections! Reading: Appendix A .org Assignments All participants must complete the assignments instructed by the course outline throughout the semester. Way Reading: Part One .S Initiative.Chapter 1 . Lower Sproul and Communications Coordinator Assignment: What would you like to see from the Lower Sproul revitalization project? What was your initial understanding of the initiative? How has your understanding changed. Reading: Part One . Assignment: Describe your expectations for the A. CA 94720 www. Intern Director | Nanxi Liu.Chapter 2 .U.C. Week 2 February 1.S. 2011 Week 5 February 22.The Leadership Repertoire Judicial Council Description: Learn about the Judicial Council.Chapter 3 .

Constitution Description: Learn about what the and the selection process of JCouncil members.U.S.Chapter 8 . offices and affects the entire student body.U.C. Senators. Assignment: Reflect on our sustainability measures and what the A.C.Chapter 5 . 2011 Week 7 March 8.C.S. Auxiliary formed? Do you think it is necessary? How does the Store Operations Board impact the A. and the campus? Reading: Part Two .Metamorphosis Spring Break – NO CLASS! Executives.S.Becoming a Resonant Leader Campus Sustainability Description: Learn about the Cal sustainability measures and how the A. Executive Vice President Week 6 March 1.U. Auxiliary and the Store Operations Board Description: Learn about how the A.Chapter 6 .S. Intern Director | Nanxi Liu. 2011 Week 11 April 5.Chapter 9 . Judicial Council like the Supreme Court? In ways does it differ? Reading: Part One . is doing to make our campus greener.U.S.The Dissonant Style A. CA 94720 www.C. Materials prepared by Joseph Lim-Effendy.C. COSE Director Assignment: Describe the duties of the Dean of Students Liaisons. and Interns Mixer Description: Meet with your A. Learn about the duties of the Store Operations Board and its connection to the A. Assignment: In what ways is the A. Assignment: Choose several Exec and Senator projects you enjoyed learning about and write how you would change/improve the projects.S. Guest Speaker: Michael Ellison. 2011 Week 8 March 15.U.Chapter 7 .C.C. Also learn about the Cal Online Student Experience (COSE) project that will be revolutionizing our campus technology system.asuc.C.C.U. and how it drives the A. Assignment: Prepare a list of your top 5 key takeaways from Primal Leadership with a description of what each is and why it is important to you.The Emotional Reality of Teams A.C.U. Auxiliary was formed. Constitution entails. 2011 .S.OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT ASUC Intern Program Syllabus – 1 unit UC Berkeley 217B Eshleman Hall (510) 642-1433 Berkeley..C. How was the A.S.U. Reading: Part Two . Share your thoughts on COSE and what additional features you would like to see in COSE.The Motivation to Change Dean of Students Liaison and the Cal Online Student Experience Description: Learn about what the Dean of Students Liaisons do and their experience on campus.U. What new ideas do you have? Reading: Part Two .C. 2011 Week 10 March 29.U. Guest Speaker: Member of the Store Operations Board Assignment: Complete the above assignment and answer the following questions.U. Executives and Senators to know them on a personal basis and learn about what they have accomplished and what they’re planning to do. Reading: Part Three .U.S.S.S. 2011 Week 9 March 22. is collaborating with the campus sustainability office to improve our environment.S.

you are unable to attend a lecture because of extenuating circumstances.Chapter 11 . 2011 Attendance Policy Attendance is a crucial part of this program. or any excruciating circumstances. these include medical or family emergencies. you must sign-in on the roll sheet at the end of every class.S. Grading Policy Attendance is mandatory and will be a major part of your grade – more than 2 unexcused absences will result in an automatic No Pass.Creating Sustainable Change Final Presentations Description: Learn about what your fellow interns have accomplished over the year! Final Presentations Description: Learn about what your fellow interns have accomplished over the year! Week 13 April 19. and date) by the start of Week 12 April 12.U.S. CA 94720 www. 2011 Reading: Part Three . Grade breakdown is as followed: Attendance/Participation: 50% Assignments: 30% (3% each) Presentation: 20% Materials prepared by Joseph Lim-Effendy.C.Chapter 10 . Roll . Tardies . 2011 Week 14 April 26. In addition to attendance.Absences may be excused if coordinators are notified 24 hours before the start of class. Unexcused Absences .C.U.asuc.? What do you want to learn more about? How has your perception of the A.To ensure accountability.Three tardies are equivalent to an unexcused absence. SID. Creator of the UC Berkeley Leadership Development Program Assignment: Prepare for final presentations. changed in the course of this semester? Reading: Part Three . Excused Absences . Two excused absences are equivalent to an unexcused absence.Students are allowed a maximum of two unexcused absence. Executive Vice President . If for some reason. What have you learned about the A. alert the facilitator as soon as possible to avoid consequences .more than two unexcused absence results in an automatic No Pass of the course. What concrete actions can you do to lead with emotional intelligence? Guest Speaker: Kate Wees. Primal Leadership. Think about how you can use emotional intelligence to be a more effective leader.OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT ASUC Intern Program Syllabus – 1 unit UC Berkeley 217B Eshleman Hall (510) 642-1433 Berkeley. You must turn in a typed hard copy of your assignment (with name. Intern Director | Nanxi Liu.Reality and the Ideal Vision Leadership Description: Come and discuss the key takeaways from our reading. your grade will be based on the completion of your presentations and assignments throughout the semester.

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