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Learning by Teaching part of Service Learning:Examples
In this service learning project, college students work in groups of three to prepare a 55-minute interactive lesson on one of the topics listed on the syllabus and team teach the lesson to students at a local high school.
Service Learning Research part of Service Learning:Examples
Students will produce a report for a local non-profit organization in which they will evaluate the effectiveness of vocational training in improving the labor market opportunities for non-college bound youths. The report will be used by the organization when applying for grants.
Understanding Poverty and Income Distribution through Community Service part of Service Learning:Examples
Students volunteer at any one of a variety of community agencies that serve low-income populations to better understand the underlying issues of poverty and income distribution in their community.
Global Change Biology Service-Learning Project part of Service Learning:Examples
The class engaged in a service learning project to craft a draft sustainability vision for Carleton. The students worked in teams of 3-4 students and the statements that each of the teams developed were shared with the Environment and Technology Studies Program (ENTS) and the Carleton Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC).
Teaching Local Economic Development Using Problem-Based Service Learning part of Service Learning:Examples
University Economic Impact Analysis: Applying microeconomic tools and concepts part of Service Learning:Examples
Teaching Economics:Student-based Instruction part of Service Learning:Examples
College students in an intermediate micro-economic theory class teach economic concepts to elementary school students.
Marine Environmental Geology part of Service Learning:Examples
This course is an introduction to the aspects of marine geology and oceanography that affect the environment and marine resources. Service-learning is an essential component of how students learn about the earth. We deliver part of the content of this course by arranging for students to solve a problem with a local community partner.
Service-Learning in University of Connecticut Upper Division Geosciences Courses part of Service Learning:Examples
Upper-division earth science courses taught in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Connecticut used a service-learning approach. The emphasis was on providing sound and useful scientific expertise through a project for the local community. Two projects, Imaging the Interior of the Nathan Hale Monument and Hydrogeophysical Investigation of the University Well Field, are described.
Environment and the Earth Class part of Service Learning:Examples
The Environment and the Earth class at the University of South Carolina participated in a campus environmental service-learning project where students collected data lighting, water fixtures, recycling bins, and trash in five academic buildings.