Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

This session will describe the goals, activities, successes and challenges of a service-learning project in an online business capstone course where students conduct a project for a non-profit organization. Participants will gain new ideas for using service-learning in academic coursework in both online and face-to-face courses. In addition, the author will share portions of findings from her dissertation research study on service-learning.

Keywords

service-learning, online, business

Audience Focus

Higher Education

Start Date

7-28-2016 8:15 AM

End Date

7-28-2016 9:15 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Dr. Molly Wickam is an associate professor at Bethel University in both the business and education areas. Her Ph.D. is in the area of service-learning and she wrote and teaches a course where students complete a service-learning project. She loves seeing how service-learning lets students use their academic skills to help their communities.

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Service-learning in online business courses: Research and good practices

This session will describe the goals, activities, successes and challenges of a service-learning project in an online business capstone course where students conduct a project for a non-profit organization. Participants will gain new ideas for using service-learning in academic coursework in both online and face-to-face courses. In addition, the author will share portions of findings from her dissertation research study on service-learning.