Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Academic Service Learning takes Art-Making to the Elder Resident
Dr. Lydia Dambekalns
, Associate Professor of Education, University of
Pacini Room, Garden Floor, Sullivan Hall
Academic Service Learning is an important component in the
educational processes for students at St. John's University. Dr.
Dambekalns will share a project that she designed, implemented, and
oversaw for her students at the University of Wyoming. In it,
School of Education art education students visited residents
in the Elder Assisted Living Residence and engaged them in a shadow
box art project. Examples of work will be shown, and results,
benefits and challenges of Academic Service Learning will be
discussed, as well as implications for academic service learning in
other Colleges at the University.
The School of Education would like to thank the Gavin Memorial Fund
for its generous support for this workshop.
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Lunch will be served.