Other courses are project-based. While these students are encouraged to engage with the community directly, they are not expected to spend 20 hours in direct service with the community.
These students are assigned a project that capitalizes on their classroom education and produces a product that meets an organizational need.
Visual Literacy Courses partner with community agencies to develop visual products such as:
Public Relations Portfolio courses contribute PR skills to nonprofits through:
Social Media guides
Nonprofit Financial Management courses review organization's financials and make helpful recommendations around:
Cost saving measures
Interested in partnering with one of these project-based courses? Review the list of current classes and e-mail Meg Rego, Program Coordinator, Community-Based Learning (firstname.lastname@example.org) specifying your course of interest.
Need help developing a community-based learning project for your course? Contact Meg Rego, Program Coordinator, Community-Based Learning (email@example.com), for ideas.
When determining where to contribute these 20 hours of service or comparable project, it's important ensure a reciprocal relationship between AU and the community partner.