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Pedagogies for Community Service

Service Learning | Community-Based Research | Engaging Societal Discussions |

Through Service Learning

In service-learning students, under faculty guidance, work in a community on a problem of communal importance in ways that simultaneously advance the learning goals of a course and the communities ability to address the problem.

Through Community-Based Research

Geoscientists and their students serve communities through community-based research where research questions are generated in collaboration with the community.

By Engaging Societal Discussions

From managing natural hazards or resources to balancing economic and environmental well-being, geoscience is important in many societal debates. In their courses, geoscience educators can address controversial topics allowing their students to develop their own informed opinions and plans for action.

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