Meet Service Learning Faculty

Here is a  sampling of faculty who have used Service Learning as a teaching strategy.  Posters from this site have been displayed in the faculty dining room and also in the Service Learning display on the upper level of the Sinclair Community Library.  The intention of this site is to highlight the work of faculty who have utilized Service Learning, and also as an example for those faculty who are searching for a method to incorporate Service Learning into their coursework. 

Click here for a list of faculty, by disciplines, who have included Service Learning in their courses.  Please feel free to contact them and learn about their experiences.  Also, take advantage of the Service Learning resources with sample syllabi that are available in the Sinclair Library at https://kong.sinclair.edu/.

Click here for a sampling of Sinclair Community College Service Learning Student Reflections.

Click here for a list of speakers from community partner agencies that are willing to come to your classroom at no charge to present a myriad of opportunities to generate participation in Service Learning.

Click here for a one page faculty guide to  integrating course related Service Learning

 


 

Completed Service Learning Projects

ACA 065/110-F1 - Academic Foundations, Professors Sharyn Hunter & Beth Withrow
Learning Objectives:  To offer a hands-on approach to learning.  To learn more about themselves, Sinclair and the Dayton community. To learn the importance of teamwork. To establish stronger ties between the students within the learning community. To iview the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

ACA 085/108 - Academic Foundations, Professor Amity Jetton
Learning Objectives:  Develop and expand their academic skills and knowledge. To experience mathematical concepts in a real-world setting. To provide an opportunity for students to enhance their personal growth and leadership skills by working in a culturally diverse community event.  Involve students in an organized charitable activity that addresses community needs. To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

ACC 225-01 - Professional Tax Preparation, Professor, James Shimko
Learning Objectives:  Apply the principles of tax accounting.  Demonstrate proficiency in personal computer operations and applications.  Use critical thinking in preparing tax returns.  Show proficiency in the represenatatins, practice and procedures of professional tax preparation.  Prepare ncome tax returns of low-income individuals and families.  To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

ART, DIT and HMT - Art, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management, Professors Lorraine Gose, George Hageman, and Frank Leibold
Learning Objectives: Design and implement a campus-based food program to raise money for the Foodbank, Inc. Provide dietetics education in a community setting. Participate in the production of food that meets nutrition guidelines, cost parameters, and consumer acceptance. Standardize recipes in food preparation, distribution, and service. Develop and implement marketing functions. Design and create pottery bowls.  Work effectively as a team in collaboration with three departments. To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

ART 270-01 - Fine Art Internship, Proefssor, Bridgette Bogle
Learning Objectives:  To provide students with experience in organizing and hanging art exhibits.  To gain professional experience in arts administration.  To learn to function in a gallery setting.  To experirence hands-on art education. Toview the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

CIS 278-03 - Compuer Information Systems, Professor, Bob Stone
Learning Objectives:  Demonstrate how to read and understand network schematics and wiring diagrams. Apply oral and written communication skills to effectively submit a proposal and make a business presentation. Develop and apply problem-solving skills. Identify key components of a problem that need to be addressed to solve the problem. Work as part of a team to design and implement a solution. Exhibit professional/occupational behavior and work habits.  Become actvely involved in the community.  To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

DEH 135-01 - Dental Hygiene, Professor, Sheranita Hemphil
Learning Objectives:  Describe the normal radiographic appearance of the teeth and the supporting structures, identify and classify radiographic dental caries, describe common errors in caries interpretation, discuss the appearance of trauma, lesions and other disturbances.  To view the full color poster with leaerning outcomes and photograph  click here.

ENG 111-FG - English, Professor, Kristina Onder
Learning Objectives:  To develop a sense of responsibility and ownership in community.  to recognize the needs of the community.  To write an argumentative paper which advocates the needs of this poplation and/or the need for Service Learning.  To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

MRK 201-05 - Marketing I, Professor, Sarah Gross
Learning Objectives: Understanding of course concepts and familiarity with the components of a soft marketing plan. Communications (written/oral), PowerPoint, critical thinking, and analytical skills. Project management skills (ability to break down a large project into manageable tasks, assign tasks, and due dates, etc.). Ability to work within teams and the ability to handle common team issues such as awareness of others' feelings, necessity of doing your fair share, how to deal with challenging team members. Community involvement and appreciation of cultural diversity and civic responsibility. To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

NSG 223-S2 - Nursing, Profesor, Linda Johnson
Learning Objectives:  To prepare and present assigned aspects of the baby care class to Womanline clients.  To view the ful color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

SOC 120-01 - Sociology, Professor, Aubrey Saus
Learning Objectives:  To use sociological research methods to observe the expressed and non-expressed needs of an inner city public school's library.  To experience the consequences of social inequality first hand through direct interaction with faculty, staff, and students in an inner city school. To utilize community resources to draft a grant proposal to acquire funds for said library.  To participate in "Read Across America", an event held each March to encourage adults to read to children. To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photographs click here.

SOC 120-02 - Sociology, Professor, Aubrey Saus
Learning Objectives:  Utilize sociological research methods to make observations, analyze interactions, and quantify data. Apply sociological concepts to real world situations.  Document their experiences using participant observation research methods and journaling.  Investigate the relationship between civic engagement and sociology, particularly non-violent social action as a means of instituting social change.  To view the full color poster with learning outcomes and photoraphs click here.