Event Title

Linking Undergraduate Research and International Service Learning: Global Scholars

Presentation Type

Poster Session

Location

Burnett Honors College

Start Date

11-10-2013 5:15 PM

End Date

11-10-2013 7:00 PM

Description/Abstract

Integrating research into the international service-learning experience can provide a more engaging experience for the student while simultaneously serving a community organization’s need for data-driven operational decision-making. The Global Scholars program partners undergraduate students with internships at community organizations in developing/low income countries for a minimum of two months. Matches are made by interview and are based on a student’s existing skills coupled with the organization’s needs, which often include a request for research and assessment. This poster outlines various recent undergraduate projects to summarize both the benefits and challenges that arise when linking research and international service. approach all research by attending to its rhetorical situation. The poster describes an exercise that can be adapted for undergraduate courses that asks students to engage critically with research.

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Linking Undergraduate Research and International Service Learning: Global Scholars

Burnett Honors College

Integrating research into the international service-learning experience can provide a more engaging experience for the student while simultaneously serving a community organization’s need for data-driven operational decision-making. The Global Scholars program partners undergraduate students with internships at community organizations in developing/low income countries for a minimum of two months. Matches are made by interview and are based on a student’s existing skills coupled with the organization’s needs, which often include a request for research and assessment. This poster outlines various recent undergraduate projects to summarize both the benefits and challenges that arise when linking research and international service. approach all research by attending to its rhetorical situation. The poster describes an exercise that can be adapted for undergraduate courses that asks students to engage critically with research.