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Service Learning:Transfer,Time,Travel Part 1

Over the past three years, my students have contributed to cross-disciplinary service learning projects focused on homelessness and poverty. As many of you know, my writing students (along with social work and sociology students) have been constructing community perception surveys, creating awareness raising events, and providing local community service. We have invited community leaders to… Continue Reading Service Learning:Transfer,Time,Travel Part 1

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Around Campus: Jane Zlojutro and Service Learning with Soup

When you hear “accountant” you might think boring, quiet, set in her ways, obsessive even. Accounting instructor Jane Zlojutro, however, is none of those things. She believes in taking risks and keeping class lively. “I’ll try anything,” she says. “If I fail and it’s an epic fail, whatever! I’m all about having fun because students… Continue Reading Around Campus: Jane Zlojutro and Service Learning with Soup

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The Ripple Effect of Teaching with Service Learning

Last week, I was privileged to attend the final presentation of Kristy McDonald’s students about their BIG Little Hero Race they sponsored to raise funds for Big Brothers and Big Sisters.   Listening to the students describe their own growth during the semester due to her passion for Service Learning, I thought about some far-reaching benefits of this… Continue Reading The Ripple Effect of Teaching with Service Learning

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