ENGR 5797.21S Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Communities

Engineering

Campus: Columbus
Terms offered: Spring
Sites: Tanzania (all travel is virtual for Spring 2021)

Description:

Sustainable and Resilient Communities focuses on applied, service-learning projects around Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Students will contribute to the sustainability of partnered community’s long-term food, water, energy, and health systems. In addition to participating in service in a global context, students will explore the complex challenges and opportunities of sustainable development in rural TZN.
Prereq: CivilEn 4000.01. Concur: CivilEn 4000.02, or permission of instructor.

MATH 2010S Intersections of Mathematics and Society: Hidden Figures

Mathematics

Campus: Columbus
Instructor:
Terms offered: Autumn Semester
Sites: Columbus

Description:

This course examines the intersections of race, gender, and mathematics as it relates to the accomplishments of the African-American mathematicians featured in the book. We analyze how mathematics and the advancement of American society were intertwined from WWII to the Space Race and focus on understanding the mathematical tools used by human computers and scientists at Langley during this time.

Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 1148 and 1149; or a grade of C- or above in 1150; or Math Placement Level L.

GE service learning course.

 

ENGR 4850S Translating Engineering Research to K-8 (TEK8)

Engineering

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Deborah Grzybowski
Terms offered: Autumn

Description:

FABENG 3200S Engineering for Community Development in Ohio

Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Christopher Ratcliff
Terms offered: Spring Semester
Sites: Columbus

Description:

Service-learning course applying engineering to address contemporary issues related to food security in Central Ohio. In consultation with local social organizations, students will merge best practices for community development with resilient and sustainable design toward a semester long engineering design project that addresses a need or an opportunity to alleviate poverty and hunger.
Prereq: Engr 1181.01, 1181.02, 1186.01, 1187, 1188, 1281.01H, 1281.02H, or 1281.03H, or permission of instructor.

EEOB 5610S Translating Evolution

Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Katherine O’Brien
Terms offered: Spring Semester
Sites: Columbus

Description:

Hands-on study of the theory and practice of informal science education, with an emphasis on the translation of concepts and research on evolutionary biology to non-specialist audiences.
Prereq: 3310 or 3310.01 or 3310.02, or Biology 1114 or 1114H and 3 additional credit hours in Biological Sciences.

 

EARTHSC 2206S Principles of Oceanography

Earth Science

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Elizabeth Griffith
Terms offered: Spring

Description:

Explore relationships between the global ocean and humans, gain an appreciation for the global ocean and the Blue Planet we live on, work with diverse student teams, and gain and apply our knowledge through civic engagement with our community through a service-learning project.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 2206. GE nat sci phys course.

AFAMAST 2367.07S Literacy Narratives of Black Columbus

African American and African Studies

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Allan Coleman

Description:

WGSST 2326S Feminist Perspectives on Addiction, Service Learning

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Linda Mizejewski
Terms offered: Autumn

Description:

Combines the study of feminist scholarship on addiction and volunteer work at a local organization that provides services to persons with substance-abuse issues. Students will use the course material and tools of analysis to think and write critically about their volunteer experiences.
Prereq: 1110, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 2326.

SOCWORK 2200S Nonviolent Communication in Community Agency Settings

Social Work

Campus: Columbus
Terms offered: Autumn

Description:

This Service-Learning General Education course will provide students with the fundamentals of nonviolent communication. Students will learn the principles and skills of nonviolent communication in a series of classroom sessions that include both lecture and experiential learning, and then apply classroom learning at a community agency setting.
GE service learning course.

ENGR 6850S Translating Engineering Research to K-8 (TEK8)

Engineering

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Deborah Grzybowski
Terms offered: Autumn

Description:

Guides graduate students through the development of design challenges inspired by prior research experiences. Develops the skills to teach engineering in under-resourced schools & recognize how to relay engineering skills to diverse populations. Design challenges are created to be age-appropriate for middle school, low cost, & facilitated by someone with little technical background in <90 minutes.