Session Title

Project FOCUS: Assessing Long-Term Impact of Service-Learning Experiences of Undergraduate Science Majors on Post-Graduation Civic Behaviors

Session Format

Presentation Session (45 minutes)

Location

Room 2904B

Abstract for the conference program

Project FOCUS is a service-learning course created 10 years ago at the University of Georgia that partners undergraduate science students with K-5 teachers to enhance science instruction. Survey research examines the long-term affects of service-learning participation on civic engagement behaviors and beliefs of FOCUS alumni compared to science majors who did not take this service-learning course.

Proposal Track

Research Project

Start Date

3-8-2013 1:45 PM

End Date

3-8-2013 2:30 PM

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Project FOCUS: Assessing Long-Term Impact of Service-Learning Experiences of Undergraduate Science Majors on Post-Graduation Civic Behaviors

Room 2904B

Project FOCUS is a service-learning course created 10 years ago at the University of Georgia that partners undergraduate science students with K-5 teachers to enhance science instruction. Survey research examines the long-term affects of service-learning participation on civic engagement behaviors and beliefs of FOCUS alumni compared to science majors who did not take this service-learning course.