We made it! Our students learned some crucial information literacy skills, helped solve a community problem (illiteracy) and turned in a pretty solid research portfolio to Project READ. Yesterday, we met one final time this quarter to reflect as a group, along with Becky Garvin, Director of Project READ and Cathy Sayer, Director of Service-Learning at Wright State University. In preparation for this reflection, the students write responses to 4 or 5 reflection prompts. Then we discuss as a group what they have learned about information literacy, about themselves and about their communit
Partnership with the community
The planning for EDT 110: Civic-centered research has begun! My co-teacher and I are updating the syllabus, and going over our notes from the debrief after last winter's course to make the appropriate changes.
My co-teacher and I will teach our Information Literacy course, EDT 110, again beginning in January. One of the questions I get most frequently about my class is about timing. How long/far in advance should I start planning a service-learning partnership or course?