Service Learning in Neuroscience Courses

  title={Service Learning in Neuroscience Courses},
  author={Kristina Stafford Mead and Susan Elizabeth Kennedy},
  booktitle={Journal of undergraduate neuroscience education : JUNE : a publication of FUN, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience},
Incorporating service learning (SL) components can be a very powerful way to engage students, add relevance, and develop community-building skills. SL experiences can play important roles in neuroscience classes, although the roles can be different depending on the needs of the classes. In this paper, we will present two models of incorporating service learning into neuroscience courses. The first model gives an example of using SL in a non-majors course, and the second model gives an example… CONTINUE READING

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