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Examples of Service Learning

Below are articles on Service-Learning Courses taught at George Mason University.

NCLC 348: Digital Futures

NCLC 348: Digital Futures

Lesley Smith is an associate professor in New Century College. Her course, NCLC 348: Digital Futures, focuses on digital activism through “participatory-action” projects.

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PSYC 427: Community Engagement for Social Change

PSYC 427: Community Engagement for Social Change

Dr. Lauren Cattaneo is a tenured faculty member at George Mason University’s Psychology Department. Using her expertise on community psychology and social justice, Dr. Cattaneo created a new course, PSYC 427: Community Engagement for Social Change. The class applies service-learning techniques to maximize the learning experience.

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NCLC 210: Sustainable World

NCLC 210: Sustainable World

Andrew Wingfield, an associate professor in New Century College at George Mason University uses service-learning as a pedagogical tool in his course, NCLC 210: Sustainable World. The course focuses on how to make campuses and communities more sustainable

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PSYC 327: Psychology in the Community

PSYC 327: Psychology in the Community

PSYC 327: Psychology in the Community was developed to engage students in community outreach, and to integrate their reflections on those experiences with other psychology courses. It is taught by Michael Hurley.

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