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Course # MEDS3050 | 3 Credit Hours
Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Syllabus (PDF)
Course Directors: David Askew, PhD | Email: email@example.com | Phone: 513-558-2395 andFran Larkin | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | UC Center for Community Engagement
This course provides a service-learning experience to students interested in health-related careers. Service-learning is a university and community-based partnership that integrates hands-on volunteer activity in the community with faculty-directed reflection, the goal of which is to enhance academic achievement and to help students develop a stronger sense of who they are and what they value. Students will work closely with the U.C. Center for Community Engagement to identify projects that will provide meaningful service to community organizations. Throughout the semester, students will conduct a needs assessment with the community partner, develop a service project proposal, implement the project aims, perform a critical analysis of the project outcome and present the findings to faculty and student peers. Students are expected to volunteer 4 hours per week per credit hour enrolled. This type of experience will improve student academic performance through the application of critical thinking skills, while simultaneously enhancing civic and ethical responsibility, cultural competency and career development.
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Medical Sciences Building231 Albert Sabin WayPO Box 670552Cincinnati, OH 45267-0552
Mail Location: 0552Phone: 513-558-7650Email: email@example.com