service learning

Professor promotes place-based learning

PULLMAN – David Gruenewald, associate professor at WSU’s College of Education, believes that everyone benefits when students are engaged in their communities. That approach, sometimes called “new localism,” is the focus of his new book, “Place-Based Education in the Global Age” (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007), which he co-edited with Gregory Smith, a professor at Lewis […]

Service-learning course construction taught

Washington Campus Compact, in partnership with Seattle University’s Center for Service and Center for the Excellence in Teaching and Learning, will offer a Service-Learning Course Construction workshop 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 at Seattle University.The workshop is designed for faculty new to or having some experience with service-learning, and for community service-learning staff desiring […]

Learning how to include service learning in courses

A Service-Learning Course Construction workshop held in October at Seattle University’s Campion Ballroom will allow two- and four-year faculty and staff to learn more about constructing courses that include service learning elements.The workshop, which will take place from 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, is sponsored by Washington Campus Contact, Seattle University’s Center […]