COMPASSION IN ACTION:
SERVICE LEARNING SEMINAR C
LAC 459 &INT559: 3 CREDITS
SPRING TERM 2012
(Open to all Marylhurst Undergraduate and Graduate Students)
This 3 credit course offers students the opportunity and challenge to take their education and life skills into the larger community, transforming both in the process.
- Meets LAC Outcome: HCB6.
- Meets Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS) Outcomes:
Provide an interdisciplinary perspective to issues and social problems
Recognize and articulate complex or interrelated ideas and theories;
Increase skills in analysis, synthesis, and problem solving.
- Offered online with online discussion and support throughout the term; three optional face-to-face meetings (April 5, May 3 & June 7, 3:15-5:30 p.m.)
- Determine your own schedule and complete the required 30 hours of community service at your own pace in your own communities.
- Work within an existing organization or agency (with several choices to choose from in organizations with which Marylhurst has a working relationship), or design your own project (with instructor approval).
- Put your values and beliefs into practice.
- Deepen your understanding and capacity for compassion.
- Share in community service with others.
- Explore your visions for possible lifework.
- Gain experience in a new field.
- Broaden your knowledge, skills, and perspective.
- Expand your community.
Instructor: Susan G. Carter, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in Humanities (Philosophy and Religion) from The California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)San Francisco,CA.
She has formed and directed a 501[c] foundation, consulted with otherPacific Northwestand San Francisco Bay Area educational institutions to help promote community service, and has mentored community service practicum projects for
over a decade. Questions: email@example.com