US capitol building in Washington DC at sunrise

November 2010

Engaging Students in the Community and the World
A National Symposium
November 19–20, 2010

Howard University
Washington, D.C.

Symposium Overview

Spring 2011 Journal

In this issue:


Making Economics Relevant: Introducing Social and Global Issues into the Classroom
Who Needs Chemistry?
Web of Support: Undergraduate Students Mentoring Low-Income Senior Citizens in Online Networking
Using Coursework to Create Informed Students for Today’s Global Village
The Constitution: A Pathway to Civic Engagement
The Benefits That Accrue to Students and Community Partners from Embedding Service-Learning into the Marketing Curriculum
Striving for Symbiosis: Developing a Partnership to Serve the Community and the Mission of the Liberal Arts Education
Putting the Emphasis on Human Rights in a Post-9/11 World: Human Rights Education at the University of San Francisco
Providing a Global Perspective of Teaching and Learning Through Collaboration and Utilization of Alternative Community Placement Sites in the Teacher Education Program Field Experience
Preparing College Students for Democratic Citizenship Through Deliberative Dialogue
Mentoring Latinas: A School-University Collaborative Project on the Impact of Gender and Culture in the Lives of Hispanic American Girls
Academic Advisement to Help Students Engage with the Community: Faculty Perspectives on the Process
Making a Difference: Students and Civic Engagement
Living Newspapers: Using Theater and History to Engage Students in Current Problems
Global Problems, Accessible Data, and Technology in Social Science Research
Engaging Students in the Community and the World: Does the Rest of the World Really Matter to Our Students?
Engaging Marginalized and Disadvantaged Students in Social Justice, Community Engagement and Public Affairs Issues
Empowering Communities of Disadvantaged Individuals and Locales with Advanced Support and Technologies
Community Engaged Pedagogy When the Local World Is Global
Benefits of Embedding Service-Learning Projects into a Construction Design Course
Awakening Judgment in a Community College Philosophy Classroom