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Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
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Description An opportunity to assist in the development and delivery of a college course in English. Expectations may include group and class leadership, selection of materials, development of classroom inquiry techniques, and multimedia support. This course may be repeated up to 6 credit hours. Senior Standing Required.  
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Course Title ACCT 43092 - Accounting Internship
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Linda J. Zucca - lzucca@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Study of activities related to concurrent on-the-job experience with cooperating industrial and public accounting firms. Professional accounting research and written communication skills are emphasized.
 
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Course Title BAD 60092 - MBA Internship
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Alan Brandyberry - abrandyb@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Practical experience with a commercial or non-profit organization under the guidance of a member of the graduate faculty. Periodic progress reports are required with a graduate level quality paper and possible presentation at the end of the course
 
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Course Title BAD 60092 MBA Intership
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Fall  
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Course Title BAD 63092 - MS Accounting Internship
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Linda J. Zucca - lzucca@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Supervised practical experience with public accounting firm, corporation, governmental, or not-for- profit organization. Periodic reports required.
 
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Course Title BUS 20192 Internship in Business
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Fall  
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Course Title BUS 20192/40192 - Internship in Business
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Kristin Williams - kwill100@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Preparation of research report concurrent with on-the-job experience with cooperating business or other organization.
 
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Course Title BUS 40192 Internship in Business
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Fall  
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Community Partner
 
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Course Title COMM 45865
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Spring  
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Community Partner
 
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Course Title COMM 45865 Organizing Communication Training Development
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Fall  
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Course Title COMM 45865: Organizational Communication Training and Development
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Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Lisa Waite - lwaite@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Stark  
Community Partner
 
Description  
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Syllabus /academics/resources/experiential/courses/upload/Syllabus.pdf   

Course Title ENG 11011 College Writing I
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Fall  
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Course Title ENG 21011 - College Writing II
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Beverly Neiderman - bneiderm@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Continuation of college-level writing instruction with emphasis on research and inquiry, culminating in a lengthy written and/or multi-modal project. Prerequisites: ENG 11011 or 11002 or HONR 10197 or ACT combined English/Writing score of 26 or higher or SAT Writing score of 600 or higher; and 24 or more semester hours. This course may be used to satisfy the Liberal Education Requirements (LER).
 
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Education and college access   
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Course Title ENG 21011 - College Writing II
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Denise Harrison - dharris8@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Continuation of college-level writing instruction with emphasis on research and inquiry, culminating in a lengthy written and/or multi-modal project. Prerequisites: ENG 11011 or 11002 or HONR 10197 or ACT combined English/Writing score of 26 or higher or SAT Writing score of 600 or higher; and 24 or more semester hours. This course may be used to satisfy the Liberal Education Requirements (LER).
 
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Course Title ENG 21011 College Writing II
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring,Fall  
Instructor Jeanne Smith - jrsmith3@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
Theodore Roosevelt High School, Kent, Ohio  
Description Help sustain a newly-created Writing Center at RHS, bu working with individual students in a tutorial setting. Continuation of college-level writing instruction with emphasis on research and inquiry, culminating in a lengthy written and/or multi-modal project. Prerequisites: ENG 11011 or 11002 or HONR 10197 or ACT combined English/Writing score of 26 or higher or SAT Writing score of 600 or higher; and 24 or more semester hours. This course may be used to satisfy the Liberal Education Requirements (LER).  
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Education and college access   
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Course Title ENG 30066
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring,Summer II,Fall  
Instructor Beverly Neiderman - bneiderm@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
varies: Kent State University, Kent Park and Rec, Access Homeless Shelter, King Kennedy Community Center  
Description This course will focus on service to the community through academic research and writing with persuasive and multi-modal components. Specifically, it will include a service-learning and online component to integrate visual and auditory material into print texts in order to build on the goals and objectives of Tier II and emphasize multi-modalities in a variety of projects.  
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Education and college access,Children and youth   
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Course Title ENG 41096 - Writing Center Theory and Practice
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Jeanne Smith - jrsmith3@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Developing writing center services to local area high schools and community literacy organizations, while simultaneously upgrading Kent State Writing Commons tutor-training program. For the students enrolled, the course would serve as an apprenticeship and provide much-needed training for future educators in rhetoric and composition. For the community partners, the project will supply needed service to each organization.   
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Education and college access   
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Course Title ENTR 37192 - Entrepreneurship Practicum
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Julie Messing - jmessing@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Feasibility studies, start up proposals, research and development with client.
 
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Course Title FIN 46192 - Internship in Finance
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor David A. Dumpe - ddumpe@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description An internship for finance majors interested in obtaining career-relevant experience. Students and employers must satisfy criteria established by the department. Students are responsible for securing employment.
 
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Course Title GEOL 23063 - Minerology
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Donald F. Palmer - dpalmer@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Occurrence, associations, characteristics, crystallography and crystal chemistry of common minerals. Laboratory identification emphasizing physical properties. Lecture three hours, lab two hours weekly. Required field trip.
 
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Environmental   
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Course Title GEOL 31070 - Petrology
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Daniel Holm & Neil Wells - dholm@kent.edu, nwells@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Occurrence and origin of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Laboratory identification, description and classification of hand specimens. Lecture three hours, lab two hours weekly. Required field trip.
 
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Environmental   
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Course Title GEOL 31080 - Structural Geology
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Daniel Holm - dholm@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Mechanical principles of rock deformation. Structures in sedimentary igneous and metamorphic rocks. Lecture three hours lab two hours weekly. Required field trip.
 
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Environmental   
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Course Title GEOL 34061 - Invertebrate Paleontology
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor   -  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Concepts applied to study of commonly preserved invertebrate organisms; identification of common North American fossils. Lecture three hours, lab two hours weekly. Required field trip.
 
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Environmental   
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Course Title GEOL 41092 - Summer Field Camp
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Summer I,Summer III  
Instructor David Hacker - dhacker@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Trumbull  
Community Partner
 
Description Five weeks devoted to geologic mapping and solving structural and stratigraphic problems in Black Hills, S.D.
 
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Environmental   
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Course Title GEOL 42078 - Engineering Geology
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Abdul Shakoor - ashakoor@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Engineering properties of soils and rocks. Site evaluation for building foundations, dams, tunnels, and highways. Slope stability. Lecture three hours and lab two hours weekly.
 
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Environmental   
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Course Title GEOL 44070 - Principles of Stratigraphy
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz - jortiz@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students are introduced to the principles regarding the systematics of sedimentary rocks and the relationships between geologic formations at various spatial and temporal scales. Lectures are integrated with readings from the open literature and required labs and field trips.  
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Environmental   
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Course Title JMC 33043 Video Field Production
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Fall  
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Course Title JMC 49021 - Corporate Video
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor David Smeltzer -  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description The use of video in corporate and organizational environments. Emphasis is placed on the structure and function of the medium within each environment.  
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Education and college access,Health,Hunger and poverty,Public policy   
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Course Title JMC 68001 Public Relations Management
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Fall  
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Course Title MIS 24065 - Web Programming
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Janet Formichichelli & Geoffrey Steinberg - gsteinbe@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students engaged in a pilot Job Shadow Program and ½ and full day options were available where students spent time one-on-one with a mentor observing the day-to-day tasks
 
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Course Title MIS 24163 Principles of Management
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Greg Blundell - gblundel@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Stark  
Community Partner
 
Description Strategic management, leadership and the management of employees.  
Social Issues
Education and college access,Public policy   
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Course Title MIS 34180 - Human Resource Management
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Joseph C. Burley, Verena E. Murphy, Marina Astakhova, Robert H. Faley, & George E. Stevens - vmurphy1@kent.edu, rfaley@kent.edu, gstevens@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students are required to leave the classroom to partake in a mock interview and Clients/community partners are coordinated by Office of Business Experiences.
 
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Course Title MIS 44048 - Software Integration
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Geoffrey Steinberg - gsteinbe@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students find a client and work directly to develop a finished product.
 
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Course Title MIS 44095 - Career Development with Internship
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Julia Levashina - jlevashi@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students will go through a rigorous 3-week boot camp, preparing for an internship in management.
 
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Course Title MIS 44192 - Management Internship
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Fall  
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Course Title MIS 44292 - Internship in Information Systems (IT internship)
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Alan Brandyberry - abrandyb@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Preparation of a research report concurrent with on-the-job experience in the information systems department of a cooperating business or industrial organization.
 
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Course Title MKTG 25010 - Marketing
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Don Thacker - dthacker@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Stark  
Community Partner
 
Description Functions, institutions and basic problems in marketing goods and services from viewpoint of manager of business firm operating within social, economics and legal environment. Prerequisite: ECON 22060.
 
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Course Title MMTG 35023 - Customer Analysis
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Jennifer Wiggins Johnson - jwiggin2@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students engage in segmentation studies with organization/clients.
 
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Course Title MMTG 45039 - Integrated Marketing Strategy
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Pamela Grimm - pgrimm@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Student develop Google Ad words Promotion for organization/clients.
 
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Course Title MMTG 45040 - Integrated Marketing Strategy
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Tuo Wang - twang3@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Students develop marketing plans for organization/clients.  
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Course Title NURS 2030 - Foundations of Assessment and Communication
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Lynne R. Crawford (P), Tamara A. Fox, Pamela H. Rafferty-Semon, Barbara L. Yoost - lcrawfo2@kent.edu, tfox4@kent.edu, praffer1@kent.edu, byoost@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Foundations of nursing interventions focuses on selected aspects of nursing care to improve the health of individuals within families and groups. Utilizes principles of the interpersonal process, nursing process and professional nursing.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 30010 - Parent and Newborn Nursing
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Jane E. Ragozine (P), Nancy B. Aho, Marilyn Nibling, Ronna Watson - jragozin@kent.edu, naho@kent.edu, rwatson4@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description A study of nursing assessment, need identification and evaluation for individuals and families during the child bearing cycle.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 30020 - Health Care of Children
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Betty D. Freund (P), Tracy L. Perkowski, Elaine Thomas - bfreund@kent.edu, tperkows@kent.edu, ethomas2@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Nursing process in family-centered care of children including health and developmental promotion and illness and restorative intervention.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 30030 - Nursing of Adults
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Shirley A. Hemminger (P), Ella R. Anaya, Diana L. Fleming, Mary F. Kutchin - shemming@kent.edu, eanaya@kent.edu, dflemin4@kent.edu,  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Emphasizes health promotion and prevention of episodic illness and maintenance of health status. Utilizes nursing process as foundation to provide nursing care composed of clinical experience in acute care settings.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 30040 - Nursing of Adults with Rehab Needs &/or Gerontologic Changes
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Jennifer R. Metheney (P), Nancy L. Burkle, Shirley A. Hemminger - jmethene@kent.edu, shemming@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description This course encompasses care of persons and families dealing with gerontologic changes and/or rehabilitation needs.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 40010 - Nursing of Critically Ill
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Catherine M. Snelson (P), Jeremy M. Jarzembak, Cindy A. Wilk - csnelson@kent.edu, jjarzemb@kent.edu, cwilk@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Holistic approach to assessing, intervening and evaluating critically ill persons. Nursing practice in critical care settings with diverse populations.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 40020 - Community Health Nursing
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Nancy B. Jones (P), Carol A. Beltz, Sue L. Hritz, Pamela H. Rafferty-Semon, Marcia A. Schulz - nbjones@kent.edu, cbeltz@kent.edu, shritz@kent.edu, praffer1@kent.edu, mschulz@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Concepts of community health nursing with emphasis on health promotion and prevention of population-based health problems. Students are responsible for their transportation to field experience.
 
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Health   
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Course Title NURS 40045 - Integrations of Leadership and Management in Nursing
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Tina L. Saunders - tsaunder@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Course provides students with the knowledge and skills for a beginning leadership position (team leader, module leader and primary nurse), applicable to the care of patients in a health care environment. Course provides students with opportunities to synthesize their nursing knowledge and collaborate with their clinical preceptor in preparation for their professional nursing role.
 
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Course Title NURS 40872 - Intro to Nursing
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Susan Yoder - syoder@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Scientific approach and methods of research design in clinical nursing. Evaluation of specific nursing studies. Development of a researchable nursing problem analysis and critique of studies of problem and implications for clinical practice.
 
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Health   
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Course Title RPTM 26060 Uganda Study Abroad
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Andrew Lepp -  
Campus Location(s)  
Community Partner
 
Description Study abroad I. Uganda.  
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Health,Hunger and poverty,Environmental,Public policy   
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Course Title RPTM 36081 Adventure Education
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Andrew Lepp - alepp1@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description  
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Course Title Soc 12050
Categories Engaged Service Scholarship  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Lydia Rose - Lrose17@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) East Liverpool  
Community Partner
East Liverpool Community  
Description Students will serve as student consultants in Engaged Service Scholarship partnering in a sociological research project. Part of the responsibilities of the student consultant will also include partnering with community based organizations in the city of East Liverpool to hold an educational community event open to the public.  
Social Issues
Education and college access,Children and youth,Health,Hunger and poverty,Environmental   
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Course Title SOC 22778 - Social Problems
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Clare Stacey - cstacey@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Contemporary American and global social problems and issues are analyzed from sociological perspectives. Several cases are used to illustrate the emergence, development and decline of problems in social context. Prerequisite: none. This course may be used to satisfy the Liberal Education Requirements (LER) and diversity requirements. Experiential Education Component: "Students engage in 30 hours of volunteer work with local community organizations fighting poverty, homelessness and health issues. The course is funded by a grant (Pay It Forward) and at the end of the semester students donate the grant money ($4500) to three of the four community partners."
 
Social Issues
Education and college access,Children and youth,Hunger and poverty,Violence and criminal justice,Environmental   
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Course Title SOC 22778 Social Problems
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Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor -  
Campus Location(s)  
Community Partner
 
Description  
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Course Title SP&A 64303 Disorders of Articulation and Phonology
Categories Engaged Service-Learning  
Semesters Offered
Fall  
Instructor Hayley Arnold, Ph.D. - harnold5@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description  
Social Issues
Children and youth   
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Course Title US 20095 -Service Learning in the 21st Century
Categories Engaged Learning  
Semesters Offered
Spring  
Instructor Dr. Tina Kandakai - tkandaka@kent.edu  
Campus Location(s) Kent  
Community Partner
 
Description Alternative Spring Break Trips expose students to social justice and cultural issues through direct service, community visits, reflection and a variety of activities. The purpose of the trips is to engage students in service as well as to inform them about current social issues and encourage their on-going involvement in social change.  
Social Issues
Children and youth,Health,Hunger and poverty,Violence and criminal justice,Environmental,Public policy   
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