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Civic Issues - PAIS
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Reinventing Myself as a Professor part of Backgrounders
The Catalytic Role of SENCER Terry R. McGuire - Rutgers University (About the author) July 2005 Summary I agreed to write this SENCER Backgrounder to describe the types of things that I have done at Rutgers ...
SENCER and General Education at Meredith part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, August 2003, Volume 2, Issue 2 On the Meredith College campus and among other small liberal arts colleges and universities there is a lack of educational tools and methodologies that provide ...
Science and Community Outreach part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, August 2003, Volume 2, Issue 2 "They (students) are invited to pursue academic excellence, to discover, and develop fully their personal and professional goals, and to contribute actively ...
Seven New Models Added to SENCER Digital Library part of Newsletter Articles
The most recent additions to the SENCER Digital Library are the seven courses and programs selected to be part of the SENCER Model Series during the summer of 2008. The diverse group of resources includes international collaborations, single courses, and course clusters, and focuses on issues such as sleep, HIV/AIDS, food, and pregnancy.
Service-Learning: Reconciling Research and Teaching, Tackling Capacious Issues part of Backgrounders
Robert W. Franco - Kapiolani Community College (About the author) Summary In this paper, I will suggest that a robust program in academically-based service learning is a vital linking strategy to connect ...
New Backgrounder Addresses Service-Learning and Engagement at Community Colleges part of Newsletter Articles
An anthropologist and leader in the community college and service-learning fields, Franco was commissioned by SENCER to write a backgrounder on how service-learning and the SENCER approach integrate goals of research, teaching and service, especially for faculty at community colleges.
Undergraduate Spotlight: Leading from the Middle part of Newsletter Articles
As a GLISTEN USL, Rhiannon served as a bridge between ECC faculty and staff from community-based organizations that benefited from the service-learning components of those environmental science courses.
First SCI - Great Lakes Meeting Highlights Best Practices in STEM-based Ecosystem Stewardship part of Newsletter Articles
From March 14 - 16, over 60 faculty, students, and community partner representatives from four states gathered at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Botanical Garden for the first regional meeting of the newly-established SENCER Center for Innovation in the Great Lakes region.
Northland College Students and Faculty Assess Pre-mining Environmental Baselines part of Newsletter Articles
Quietly, in order to ensure that the decision-making and environmental impact determination processes are based on sound science, students and faculty from Northland College in Ashland have been gathering baseline data on local water and air quality both in and around the reservation, in partnership with citizen science efforts of the non-profit Bad River Watershed Association.
Northwest Node Engages New Faculty in Civic Engagement Efforts part of Newsletter Articles
This article is the fourth installment in our series featuring updates on current activities from each of the seven nodes in the Science and Civic Engagement Western Network.