Faculty of the Future-2004
Bucks County Community College Civic Engagement:
Effective Strategies for Achieving Learning Outcomes in the Classroom
Rosalia Hamilton RN, MSN, MA
Janice Buttler RN, APN, C
Raritan Valley Community College
Somerville, New Jersey 08876
908 526 1200
"If you ask what is the good of education, the answer is easy - that education makes good (people) and that good (people) act nobly."
Plato, The Republic
Civic engagement as a classroom learning strategy can be effectively accomplished through the service-learning initiative, which incorporates the concepts of learning to serve and serving to learn. The presenters will discuss classroom learning activities and techniques to engage students in campus/community partnerships, application of theoretically based knowledge in the contemporary work world, promotion of an effective work ethic, and development of a life-long commitment to volunteerism and civic responsibility.
- Identify theoretical concepts of service-learning in the classroom
- Delineate techniques to promote civic responsibility and engagement through classroom/community activities
- Discuss techniques to establish community linkages which promote learning outcomes
- Examine methods which enhance effective student reflection
- Propose projects which will incorporate theoretical knowledge in a community based setting
- Examine techniques to evaluate achievement of learning outcomes
- CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AS A CLASSROOM LEARNING STRATEGY
- HIGHER EDUCATION CONCEPT
- DEVELOPMENT OF SERVICE LEARNING MODEL
- COMPONENTS OF SERVICE-LEARNING
- ORGANIZATION OF A SERVICE LEARNING PROGRAM
- COORDINATOR OR DEPARTMENT
- RVCC MODEL
- 800 STUDENTS IN 200 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
- 65 FACULTY PARTICIPATING
- 2004 SAFE GRANT
- 12 FACULTY PROJECT LEADERS
- PROMOTE SL ACTIVITIES –HOMELAND SECURITY AND PREPAREDNESS
- WORKSHOPS FOR COMMUNITY
- WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY
- 12 FACULTY PROJECT LEADERS
- SPRING 2004 GRANT ACTIVITIES
- TRENDS IN NURSING
- CHILDRENS LITERATURE
- FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD ED.
- ADVANTAGES OF SERVICE-LEARNING ACTIVITIES
- TECHNIQUES TO PROMOTE CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY & ENGAGEMENT
- ORGANIZING SERVICE-LEARNING AS A LEARNING STRATEGY
- EXAMPLES OF SERVICE-LEARNING ACTIVITIES AT RVCC
- ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
- ACROSS NURSING COURSES
- TRENDS IN NURSING
- ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY LINKAGES WHICH PROMOTE LEARNING OUTCOMES
- ESTABLISHING COMMUNITY PARTNERS
- STUDENT LINKAGES
- ENHANCING STUDENT REFLECTION
- REFLECTION TECHNIQUES
- REFLECTION TOOLS
- PROJECTS-INCORPORATING THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE INTO COMMUNITY SETTINGS
- MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS
- FAMILY PREPAREDNESS
- TECHNIQUES TO EVALUATE ACHIEVEMENT OF LEARNING OUTCOMES
- EVALUATING LEARNING & ESTABLISHING THE GRADE
- EXAMPLE: TRENDS IN NURSING
- 20% PROJECT APPROVAL
- 60% PROJECT
- 20% CRITIQUES
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