ERIC Number: EJ668560
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Bringing Educational Relevancy to the First-Year College Experience by Bearing Witness to Social Problems.
Peters, Jonathan R.; Stearns, Donald E.
Journal of Experiential Education, v25 n3 p332-42 2003
A study examined the effectiveness of the experiential component of a first-year college environmental course concerning water pollution in Toms River, New Jersey. A survey of 542 students who took the course with or without the river project found that the experiential component improved student interest, stimulated critical thinking, and increased civic responsibility. (Contains 25 references.) (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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