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Tucker Student Spotlight

Eliza Rockefeller '17

Eliza Rockefeller
Assistant for Multi-Faith Programs

Major: Religion Major and Studio Art Minor

Hometown: New York City, NY

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Features of a Community-Based Learning & Research Course

Key Features

  • Some or all of the course activity occurs in or for the community
  • Course content is created in partnership with the community and helps to meet real community need
  • Service activities are closely tied to course assignments
  • The course is sometimes discipline-based, sometimes inter-disciplinary
  • The course feature clear learning goals and assignments to assess learning, including critical analysis, written reflection, and/or oral presentation
  • Occurs on a continuum from limited/optional/supplemental to mandatory/integrated

Community-Based Learning and Research Assignments

  • Community surveys
  • Software/web/data base design
  • Teaching others (younger, older) content or skills
  • Research
  • Structural or system design
  • Grant-writing
  • Interviews
  • Photography
  • Writing—narratives, oral histories, publications
  • Social media development
  • Curriculum consultation
  • Tutoring
  • Special events planning and coordination


Adjunct instructor in environmental studies Scott Stokoe holds class at the Dartmouth Organic Farm.

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Last Updated: 8/7/11