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Service learning opportunities lend salience and external stakeholders to course projects. Further, they offer students an opportunity to participate in something that reaches beyond the classroom. Here, we describe a service-learning volunteer opportunity and course project conducted in collaboration with two all-girl orphanages, in India and Uganda. The collaboration stemmed from an observed opportunity to distribute the product of student projects to the under-served communities represented in the orphanages, and to provide an appropriate “consumer” target for developing student work. Structure, outcomes, and student response are outlined.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Technical Design and Production Management Through a Service Learning Initiative

Service learning opportunities lend salience and external stakeholders to course projects. Further, they offer students an opportunity to participate in something that reaches beyond the classroom. Here, we describe a service-learning volunteer opportunity and course project conducted in collaboration with two all-girl orphanages, in India and Uganda. The collaboration stemmed from an observed opportunity to distribute the product of student projects to the under-served communities represented in the orphanages, and to provide an appropriate “consumer” target for developing student work. Structure, outcomes, and student response are outlined.

 

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