Katie Chung '14
Student Director for Tucker Fellowships
Major: Romance Languages
Hometown: Tehachapi, CA
Community-Based Learning and Research
Providing programs, guidance and support to the Dartmouth community to bridge the gap between academics and service...
The Tucker Foundation offers assistance to faculty and community members interested in incorporating service and community-based research into courses. Dartmouth faculty incorporate service and community-based research into their courses in order to:
"Designing a playground for children who may not have as much as others was hugely important for me. I learned all the same engineering principles that I would have in another course, but I got to consult the clients (three-year-olds) and to test the theory against real life experience. I learned a lot about the community in the process…and about working with kids!"
-Engineering Community-Based Learning Student
|Students in a Community-Based Learning course hold a performance in front of the Collis Center. Community-Based Learning can be a component of many different different types of courses.|
Last Updated: 7/29/13