ERIC Number: ED449730
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Projects That Matter: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Engineering. AAHE's Series on Service-Learning in the Disciplines.
Tsang, Edmund, Ed.
This volume, the 14th in a series of monographs on service learning and academic disciplinary areas, is designed as a practical guide for faculty seeking to integrate service learning into an engineering course. The volume also deals with larger issues in engineering education and provides case studies of service-learning courses. The articles are: (1) "What I Never Learned in Class: Lessons from Community-Based Learning" (Gerald S. Eisman); (2) "Service-Learning as a Pedagogy for Engineering: Concerns and Challenges" (Edmund Tsang); (3) "Service-Learning Reflection for Engineering: A Faculty Guide" (Jennifer Moffat and Rand Decker); (4) "How To Institutionalize Service-Learning into the Curriculum of an Engineering Department: Designing a Workable Plan" (Peter T. Martin and James Coles); (5) "Professional Activism: Reconnecting Community, Campus, and Alumni through Acts of Service" (Rand Decker); (6) "EPICS: Service-Learning by Design" (Edward J. Coyle and Leah H. Jamieson); (7) "Service-Learning in a Variety of Engineering Courses" (John Duffy); (8) "Integrating Service-Learning into Computer Science through a Social Impact Analysis" (C. Dianne Martin); (9) "Service-Learning: A Unique Perspective on Engineering Education" (Marybeth Lima); (10) "Integrating Service-Learning into 'Introduction to Mechanical Engineering'" (Edmund Tsang); (11) "Service-Learning and Civil and Environmental Engineering: A Department Shows How It Can Be Done" (Peter T. Martin); (12) "Cross-Cultural Service-Learning for Responsible Engineering Graduates" (David Vader, Carl A. Erikson, and John W. Eby); (13) "Assessment of Environmental Equity: Results of an Engineering Service-Learning Project" (Richard Ciocci); and (14) "Service-Learning in Engineering at the University of San Diego: Thoughts on First Implementation" (Susan M. Lord). Each article contains references. An annotated bibliography of 12 sources is attached. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Curriculum Development, Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Student Participation
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Note: For other documents in this series, see HE 033 726-743. Initial funding for this series was supplied by Campus compact.