Advanced Masonry Techniques

Project Info
Instructor: 
Thomas Pscheid
Course Number: 
408-310
Most recent project completion date: 
May 21, 2010
Number of Students that participated: 
6
Total number of service hours completed by class: 
90
Community need or issue addressed by the Service-Learning project: 
Poverty (Hunger, Housing, Homelessness, Community and Economic Development, Employment)**
Community agency or organization served by the project: 
The Learning Objectives of the project: 
Created a usable product from masonry materials
Reinforced the entire program's objectives of building with brick and block.
Which of these Service Learning Models was used?: 
Product Model (Students created a product for the benefit of the community or agency)
Types of assessment tools used to document and share lessons learned: 
Class discussion
Which MATC Core Abilities were met?: 
Collaborate with Others
Demonstrate Responsibility
Think Critically
Utilize Technology
Apply Math and Science
AHA moments – transformational experiences reported, comments, lessons, suggestions for others, etc.: 
When the projects were installed on Greenfield Avenue, the students could see the impact of their work on the appearance of the storefronts. After the city plants flowers in the planters, the students plan to come back to take pictures.