Post Tagged with: "Service learning"

Learning Outside the Classroom Adds Value to College Courses

Hew Yeng (Betty) Lai, Department of Biological Chemistry Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) is fairly common in elementary and secondary education. For example, most of us can remember going on a field trip or to a museum and say, “That was fun” and learned a lot from it. However, at the college level, most courses are more traditional in the sense that most students sit in a lecture hall and […]

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Service-learning: Teaching Criminology Beyond the Classroom

Gabriela Gonzalez, Department of Criminology, Law, & Society Making a Murderer, The Keepers, Mindhunter, Criminal Minds, How to Get Away with Murder. One need only flip open their laptop to get a glimpse of society’s obsession with true crime and crime drama. This obsession can also find its way into the classroom. All things considered, it is no surprise that students enroll in criminology courses with preconceived notions (informed by […]

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