Service-learning to teach leadership in sustainable construction
Caroline Clevenger,Mehmet Ozbek
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
This presentation will present lessons-learn from multiple offerings of "Leadership of Sustainable Community Projects," a service-learning course that engages at-risk teens within the local community through completion of a hands-on construction project. The project is managed by CSU graduate students and empowers them to be leaders, stewards and mentors within the community. The presentation will discuss the challenges and opportunities embodied by such a course.
Goals and Target Audience:
Educators interested in developing a service-learning course or in integrating the concepts of service-learning into an existing course.