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Teaching About Photosynthesis In The Classroom: A Graduate Student Service-Learning Experience With Eighth Grade Students In A Science Class, Cecilia Espinoza, Andrea Blocher Mar 2016

Teaching About Photosynthesis In The Classroom: A Graduate Student Service-Learning Experience With Eighth Grade Students In A Science Class, Cecilia Espinoza, Andrea Blocher

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Connecting Through Listening & Scholarship

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Cultivating Leaders Of Indiana, Annagul Yaryyeva, Jennifer Sdunzik Mar 2016

Cultivating Leaders Of Indiana, Annagul Yaryyeva, Jennifer Sdunzik

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Connecting Through Listening & Scholarship

"Cultivating Leaders of Indiana" was developed to establish connections between the Purdue student body and the Frankfort community. By engaging high school students in workshops that focused on local, national, and global identities, the goal of the project was to encourage students to appreciate their individuality and to motivate them to translate their skills into a global perspective.Moreover, workshops centering on themes such as culture, citizenship, media, and education were designed to empower our project participants to embrace their sense of social value and responsibility not only in their immediate communities but also globally.


Transforming Leadership: Nurses Leading Change To Strengthen Healthcare Delivery, Nila Reimer Mar 2016

Transforming Leadership: Nurses Leading Change To Strengthen Healthcare Delivery, Nila Reimer

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Connecting Through Listening & Scholarship

A new leadership paradigm is moving toward strategies that guide leaders in the discovery of new possibilities for creating changes in clinical practice. Leadership is no longer a solo act. An acquisition of team spirit is essential for guiding transformative leaders to undertake opportunities inside and outside of organizations. The goal of this project is to develop a Transformative Leadership concentration to lead Doctor of Nursing Practice students in applying foundational principles of transformative leadership. Doctor of Nursing Practice students will learn leadership characteristics of managing the polarity of positive and negative situations along with complexity and change in healthcare ...


Pax Populi: Utilizing Technology And Education As A Means To Achieve Peace, Anand Balar Mar 2016

Pax Populi: Utilizing Technology And Education As A Means To Achieve Peace, Anand Balar

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Connecting Through Listening & Scholarship

This project of Pax Populi was presented to the students in the Honors course called Beyond Afghanistan taught by Dr. Brite as an opportunity to do service learning. The goal of Pax Populi as taken from their mission statement is to “put the tools of peacemaking into the hands of ordinary people through initiatives that advance peace through education and economic development within a framework of human rights.”

The tool we used in this case was Skype web conferencing to communicate with an Afghan tutee the students were individually partnered up with to teach English skills to whether they be ...


4-H Nfpa Fluid Power Challenge, Erika D. Bonnett Mar 2016

4-H Nfpa Fluid Power Challenge, Erika D. Bonnett

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Connecting Through Listening & Scholarship

The 4-H NFPA Fluid Power Challenge partnered Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Indiana 4-H with the National Fluid Power Association and Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power to provide teams of Indiana youth in 6-8th grades with opportunity to learn about hydraulics, engineering design, and other STEM skills. This created an opportunity to give youth a learning experience with STEM through hands-on, experiential learning activities. Youth experienced a one day workshop in which they worked as teams to learn concepts of fluid power through hands-on learning. Teams then went back to their communities and created and designed a fluid power ...


Promoting Discussions Of A Mathematics Concept With Real-World Contexts: Eighth-Grade Students’ Understandings Of The Area Formula, Elizabeth Suazo-Flores Mar 2016

Promoting Discussions Of A Mathematics Concept With Real-World Contexts: Eighth-Grade Students’ Understandings Of The Area Formula, Elizabeth Suazo-Flores

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Connecting Through Listening & Scholarship

No abstract provided.