College Success

Project Info
Instructor: 
Diane Jefferson
Course Number: 
GenCol 104-204
MATC Agency (Department): 
Most recent project completion date: 
May 21, 2010
Number of Students that participated: 
19
Total number of service hours completed by class: 
190
Community need or issue addressed by the Service-Learning project: 
Poverty (Hunger, Housing, Homelessness, Community and Economic Development, Employment)**
Youth/Education (Youth Development, At-risk Youth, mentoring, tutoring, primary/secondary Education)**
Other, Please describe:
Varied upon career interest
The Learning Objectives of the project: 
Critical thinking
Use of technology
Analysis of self-awareness
Self-management
Personal Responsibility
Analysis of interpersonal relationships
Connection with larger community
Appreciation of diversity
Which of these Service Learning Models was used?: 
Placement Model (Student placed at an agency)
Other?
Other: 
Varied, dependent on career interest
Types of assessment tools used to document and share lessons learned: 
Class discussion
Other, Please describe:
Other: 
Blackboard Discussion Board
Which MATC Core Abilities were met?: 
Communicate Effectively
Collaborate with Others
Respect Diversity
Demonstrate Responsibility
Think Critically
Utilize Technology
Embrace Change
AHA moments – transformational experiences reported, comments, lessons, suggestions for others, etc.: 
There were many. One example was when a student shared during class discussion that her involvement in the census activity made her more aware of the importance of the census, and solidified her decision to pursue a career in politics.