Projects that Matter

Projects that Matter

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This volume, the 14th in a series of monographs on service learning and academic disciplinary areas, is designed as a practical guide for faculty seeking to integrate service learning into an engineering course. The volume also deals with larger issues in engineering education and provides case studies of service-learning courses. The articles are: (1) qWhat I Never Learned in Class: Lessons from Community-Based Learningq (Gerald S. Eisman); (2) qService-Learning as a Pedagogy for Engineering: Concerns and Challengesq (Edmund Tsang); (3) qService-Learning Reflection for Engineering: A Faculty Guideq (Jennifer Moffat and Rand Decker); (4) qHow To Institutionalize Service-Learning into the Curriculum of an Engineering Department: Designing a Workable Planq (Peter T. Martin and James Coles); (5) qProfessional Activism: Reconnecting Community, Campus, and Alumni through Acts of Serviceq (Rand Decker); (6) qEPICS: Service-Learning by Designq (Edward J. Coyle and Leah H. Jamieson); (7) qService-Learning in a Variety of Engineering Coursesq (John Duffy); (8) qIntegrating Service-Learning into Computer Science through a Social Impact Analysisq (C. Dianne Martin); (9) qService-Learning: A Unique Perspective on Engineering Educationq (Marybeth Lima); (10) qIntegrating Service-Learning into 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering'q (Edmund Tsang); (11) qService-Learning and Civil and Environmental Engineering: A Department Shows How It Can Be Doneq (Peter T. Martin); (12) qCross-Cultural Service-Learning for Responsible Engineering Graduatesq (David Vader, Carl A. Erikson, and John W. Eby); (13) qAssessment of Environmental Equity: Results of an Engineering Service-Learning Projectq (Richard Ciocci); and (14) qService-Learning in Engineering at the University of San Diego: Thoughts on First Implementationq (Susan M. Lord). Each article contains references. An annotated bibliography of 12 sources is attached. (SLD)This manual describes the 10 elements of best practices in service- learning and provides a step-by-step guide to ... of more than 50 short essays authored by faculty and administrators on issues related to service-learning in higher education, anbsp;...

Title:Projects that Matter
Author:Edmund Tsang
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 2000-01-01


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