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SACSCOC Presentation: The Why of the Story: Collaborative Learning and Intergenerational Life Review
Friday, Nov 10
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: GR 2.302

Join us for the "The ‘Why’ of the Story: Collaborative Learning and Intergenerational Life Review" presentation with Dr. Joanna K. Gentsch, Director of Student and Community Engagement, BBS.

Service learning has been described as a transformative experience and identified as a high-impact practice in education (Kuh, 2008). Students engaged in service learning have demonstrated increases in self-esteem and self-concept, more positive attitudes toward school and education, greater interest in, commitment to, and sensitivity toward their communities and their needs, and stronger beliefs that one can make a difference in the world (Billig, Root & Jesse, 2005). This talk will focus on the objectives and outcomes of a pilot service learning class using intergenerational narrative story-telling in two community settings. 

*Audience members are welcome to bring their brown-bag lunch. 

Contact Info:
Vy Trang, 972-883-6932
Questions? Email me.

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