Service-Learning Faculty in the News: Spring 2019

Let’s take a moment to recognize how Service-Learning faculty members have been highlighted throughout the Spring 2019 semester in the news on campus and across Boston! December Sustainability Education: It's All Fun and GamesDecember 14th, 2018, Northeastern University College of EngineeringKathryn Schulte-Grahame- College of Engineering Student Work: Writing with a Camera in Ecuador, Summer II,... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Madhavi Venkatesan

Name: Madhavi Venkatesan Role within Service-Learning: 2018-2019 Service-Learning Fellow and S-L Faculty Member College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities Department: Economics How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? Service-Learning (S-L) provides a tangible learning opportunity to students that classroom instruction alone cannot provide. Through a curriculum integrated S-L project, students can gain... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Foundation Year Program for English Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  I have always incorporated days of service into my courses, as I've discovered that my students become their best versions of themselves when they are untethered from the classroom and engaging in the... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Bret Keeling

Pictured above: S-LTA Mackenzie Montgomery, Dr. Bret Keeling, S-LTA Emily Aoki Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Foundation Year Program for English Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? I suppose I found Service-Learning at Northeastern because I’d already been involved in Service-Learning at the University of Washington both... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Emily Bruno

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders within Bouvé College of Health Sciences Service-Learning course: SLPA 1200 Phonetics Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Kind of both. I started doing service-learning in my class before I knew it was a real thing. Then I heard about... Continue Reading →

Faculty Development & Service-Learning

By S-L Program Assistant & Co-op Henry Finnegan Service-Learning (S-L) is a form of experiential learning that both benefits the community through engaged, focused service and the student through application of learning outcomes in a community setting. It intentionally targets student development and takes the risk of challenging teaching norms by taking students out of... Continue Reading →

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