Service-Learning in Geography

Type: Paper
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Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 11:40 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Galerie 2, Marriott, 2nd Floor
Organizers: Ola Ahlqvist
Chairs: Alice Black


As an active, experiential, high-impact pedagogy, service-learning brings together academic learning goals with community needs through mutually beneficial, reciprocal partnerships. This session will showcase a diverse set of service-learning practices and expose attendees to both theoretical and practical aspects of this form of public engagement through teaching.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Ziying Jiang*, Miami University, Using Service Learning to Enhance Students Learning in Geographic Information Science 20 10:00 AM
Presenter John-Andrew Ballantine*, University of Connecticut, Creating an immersive learning experience for integration of academic programs into a community food network 20 10:20 AM
Presenter Lynn Moorman*, Mount Royal University, Dorothy Hill, Mount Royal University, Kendra Garbutt, Mount Royal Unversity, Evolution of a Geospatial Citizen Science Program from Classroom to Community 20 10:40 AM
Presenter Alice Black*, Missouri State University, Integrating Inquiry, Field Experiences, and Service Learning in a Regional Geography Course 20 11:00 AM
Presenter Michele Masucci*, Temple University, Alan Wiig, University of Massachusetts, Boston, David Organ*, Temple University, Libraries at the Crossroads of the Digital Content Divide 20 11:20 AM

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