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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.
Assessing Exposure to Toxic Chemicals: General Chemistry Applied to Human and Environmental Health part of Assessing Exposure to Toxic Chemicals: General Chemistry Applied to Human and Environmental Health
Timothy E. Elgren, Professor of Chemistry Myriam L. Cotten, Associate Professor of Chemistry Charles J. Borton, Chemistry Laboratory Instructor Gregory S. Rahn, Chemical Instrumentation Specialist Department of ...
Featured GLISTEN Cluster: Western Lake Erie part of Newsletter Articles
This week's featured GLISTEN Collaborative Cluster focus is the Western Lake Erie Collaborative Cluster, with lead institution Lourdes College (Sylvania, OH) and partner institutions; Owens Community College (Toledo, OH), Defiance College (Defiance, OH), Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association (Oregon, OH), and the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG, based in Toledo, OH).
GLISTEN Cluster Focus: Northeast Ohio (Lake Erie) part of Newsletter Articles
Located on Lake Erie in the Cleveland/Akron area, the Cluster brings together students and faculty from five institutions of higher education, and their community partners, with a common goal of promoting environmental stewardship within the Great Lakes watershed.
Application-Based Service Learning: Combining Undergraduate Research, Service Learning and Collaborative Learning in Upper Level Courses part of Application-Based Service Learning: Combining Undergraduate Research, Service Learning and Collaborative Learning in Upper Level Courses
Dr. Nancy J Trun Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Duquesne University, PA 256 Mellon Hall 219 Bluff St Pittsburgh PA 15219 Phone: 412-396-1853 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Gail E. Rowe Professor of Biology ...
Living Systems: Global Concepts, Local Connections part of Living Systems: Global Concepts, Local Connections
David Koetje, Professor of Biology, Calvin College; Amy Wilstermann, Associate Professor of Biology, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 This course introduces students to a breadth foundational biology ...
Sustainability & Human Health: A Learning Community part of Sustainability & Human Health
Wagner College taught by Donald Stearns and Kim Worthy Abstract Designed for non-science majors, this learning community considers the impact of humans on the environment, with emphasis on the major environmental ...
Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes part of Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes
Catastrophes are used to introduce students tophysics, meterology, epidemiology, the chemistry of greenhouse gases, and statistics. 60 students and five faculty on five campuses are linked by compressed video. Assignments emphasize critical thinking and writing skills, and include group projects, interpretation of data, analysis of journal articles, and mathematical and statistical modeling exercises.
Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods part of Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods
Steven Bachofer and Phylis Cancilla Martinelli, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California Abstract This SENCER model uses the complex civic problem of reclaiming a Superfund site in an urban area (an abandoned ...