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Portfolio II (Alternative Title: Journal II)


Independent study (variable – over several weeks).

The Camphill School, Glenmoore, PA; instructor-led individual study at various locations across North America.
September 2004 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Mentor-facilitated Independent Study
Workshop Intensive
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: document and reflect on their engagement and initiative in community life and engage in self-assessment of the learning process that has occurred during the year; reflect on the experience of visiting another Camphill community and compare/contrast aspects of Camphill communities for children and Camphill communities for adults. 


Students compile a series of documents, that may include written reflections or journals, artistic work, projects, etc., which allow them to reflect on their participation in community life throughout the year, connecting the experiences to the coursework and guided mentor sessions. Areas of community life that students may draw upon in the completion of their portfolios are a relationship with a child or adolescent, the house community or school community, the village community, the international Camphill Movement and community, and the Anthroposophical Society and the School of Spiritual Science.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Inclusive Social Development, Curative Education, Education, Special Education, Waldorf Education, Social Work, Human Services, and any discipline that could benefit from such a complementary learning experience (9/05) (10/10 revalidation) (11/15 revalidation) (10/20 revalidation).