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Ingman, Benjamin C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
This autoethnography provides a description and thematic illustration of the student experience of a community-based research (CBR) course and partnership. Through evaluating personal experiences with CBR, the author identified three qualities of meaningful CBR experiences: trust, indeterminacy, and emotion. These qualities are explored, and…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Ethnography, Partnerships in Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Houtz, Lynne E.; Kosoko-Lasaki, Omofolasade – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
Creighton University, a private Jesuit institution in the Midwest, included a Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI) to increase the pool of qualified underrepresented minority applicants by identifying students early and encouraging their progress through elementary and middle school, high school, college, and professional schools.…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Private Colleges, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students
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Houtz, Lynne E.; Quinn, Thomas H. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
For four years middle-level students and science teachers have participated in a two-week summer workshop outreach project collaboratively designed and implemented by School of Medicine and Department of Education faculty. The project's goals included improving the attitude of student participants toward the study of science; increasing…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Knowledge Level, Summer Programs, Workshops
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Hall, Maureen P. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This article outlines the design of a new service-learning component central to a graduate course on teaching elementary and middle school writing. The service-learning involves course participants acting as mentors to middle school students as they write personal histories of local African American, Cape Verdean, and Puerto Rican senior citizens.…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Intention, Graduate Students, Mentors
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Guerra, David V. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2005
Problem solving, both theoretical and practical, is the underlying skill developed through the physics curriculum. Service-learning has been integrated into engineering curricula, but programs proposed for that field often do not fit well into the structure of physics departments. A consultant-based approach to service-learning offers physics…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Physics, Science Instruction, Problem Solving
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McCarthy, Deborah; Bellina, Joseph J., Jr. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
In 1988 Saint Mary's College received a grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. to create a program to improve the quality of science education in the local public and private schools. As part of applying that grant we created one-week summer work-shops for elementary and middle school teachers (K-8) based on guided inquiry methods of education. Each…
Descriptors: Summer Science Programs, Teacher Workshops, Institutes (Training Programs), Elementary School Teachers