Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Spanish Community Service Learning at Dickinson College

More and more Spanish departments are using community service learning in their curriculum. This video describes a course in medical Spanish at Dickinson College that incorporated service learning, and both the professor, Prof. Wendell Smith, and a student talk about its impact on learning, career goals and their community partner. You can read more about the course here.

One of the teams in my Spanish & Entrepreneurship course this semester is working on finding other community service learning programs and courses across the country. We can learn a lot from each other.

Congratulations to Prof. Wendell on the success with this course that has obviously had such good results.

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