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    • Connecting Classrooms for Collaborative Learning 

      Kasniunas, Nina T. (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      Teachers are increasingly engaging students through experiential learning and incorporating new technology in the classroom. In this unique collaborative project we brought together two American politics courses (one ...
    • Creating Context for Civic Engagement through the Study of Social Issues 

      Bower, Janine A.; Bower, Tim (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      Preparing college students as personally and socially responsible members of society is commonly reflected in institutional learning goals which incorporate outcomes for advancing the development of knowledge, values, ...
    • Integrating Civic Engagement with the Online Classroom: Lessons from Tennessee State University 

      Robinson, Cara (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      The promotion of active citizenship and a commitment to public service while providing an environment of experiential learning and activity in traditional classrooms with traditional students can be tough enough; however, ...
    • The Paradox of Democracy and Higher Education 

      Moran, Thomas (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      At the heart of democracy lies a paradox. Democracy is dependent upon citizen participation, but if citizens, exercising the freedom that democracy permits, choose not to participate in the political life of the society, ...
    • Service Learning as a Pedagogical Tool for Citizen Stewards 

      Kulkarni, Tara (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      Service-Learning is an effective pedagogical tool in which students apply their classroom learning to help communities in need. Six service-learning projects were conducted in an introductory environmental engineering ...
    • Teaching Global Issues through Public Intellectuals 

      Hornibrook, Jeff (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      By focusing on individual writers, public intellectuals, who are both thoughtful and easily accessible—rather than reading about these broader topics in textbooks—students learn about many of the same important issues while ...
    • The Useful Citizen 

      Kasper, Becky (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
    • Writing for the Community: Building Better Citizens in the Professional Writing Classroom 

      Devine, Julia (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      In the fight for the future of the humanities, can teaching grant writing help? This article explores the relationship between civic engagement, the humanities, and the nonprofit world. I demonstrate how my grant writing ...