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In order to connect university students to the community, a service learning activity was designed to allow students to improve future leadership skills by executing a project that was created to promote awareness of Earth Day and also the Fashion and Textiles Program on a university campus. Ultimately, this activity provided upper-level, undergraduate fashion design and fashion merchandising majors enrolled in a career development course with immediate experience in project management through an experiential learning project that would prepare future graduates for the workplace by developing leadership and management skills.

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Nov 11th, 12:00 AM

Service Learning for University Students: Convergence of Fashion Coursework and Community Service to Develop Leadership and Management Skills Through the Planet Style Project

In order to connect university students to the community, a service learning activity was designed to allow students to improve future leadership skills by executing a project that was created to promote awareness of Earth Day and also the Fashion and Textiles Program on a university campus. Ultimately, this activity provided upper-level, undergraduate fashion design and fashion merchandising majors enrolled in a career development course with immediate experience in project management through an experiential learning project that would prepare future graduates for the workplace by developing leadership and management skills.

 

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