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Community Education

Under this model, students research and write curricula to educate particular community members about social issues or needed skills. Examples include:

Co-curricular service: A student volunteers to assist with the adult English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Morris Area Schools Community Education.

Service-learning: A political science class presents Kids Voting curriculum to K-12 students in local schools to teach about the importance and process of voting.

Internship: An education student writes a training manual for tutors at an after-school program.

Engaged research: A faculty member in education provides tutoring services for at-risk K-3 readers, assesses the results of her methods, and writes an academic article on the project.

Institutional engagement: Courses are routinely offered at low cost to community members who are not degree seeking when seats are available.