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Social Entrepreneurship as Action Based Learning

Social Entrepreneurship as Action Based Learning

Interested in attending the upcoming Lilly Conference? Visit our website to learn about conference scholarship opportunities. by – Dr. Jackie Burns The Austin 2018 Lilly Conference offered several sessions on student-community based partnerships that I found...
Globalizing Curriculum: Inspiring Creative Action

Globalizing Curriculum: Inspiring Creative Action

by – Rebekah Starnes As an English professor, students sometimes ask me, “Why is everything we read so dark?” I respond that literature reflects history, which is often depressing, that it’s a way for people to process trauma or comment on social problems. I...
Making Non-fiction Believable

Making Non-fiction Believable

by – Amparo Garcia-Crow I teach in two departments: Drama and Creative Writing. Where the two areas meet (in the way that I teach both courses) is in the introduction of “the Heroes Journey” as described by Joseph Campbell in his book, “The Hero With a Thousand...

Putting the Community Back in Community College

by – Meredith Ross-Chong, PhD. We talk about building community in our classrooms which helps students have a greater sense of belonging. That, in turn, is linked to motivation and academic persistence. All good. A class with a greater sense of community has...