Service-Learning: Engineering in Your Community

Paperback | June 17, 2013

byMarybeth Lima, William C. Oakes

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Service-Learning: Engineering in Your Community, Second Edition, links design methodology and engineering analysis to the socially beneficial application of engineering principles. Authors Marybeth Lima and William C. Oakes emphasize the importance of reflection, teaming skills, project management, communications, and ethics, carefully considering the integral roles that they play in the process of engineering for the common good.New to this Edition:* Four new chapters: - Chapter 2: Best Practices in Engineering Service-Learning- Chapter 5: Ethics in Learning through Service- Chapter 6: Sustainable Citizens and Citizen Engineers- Chapter 12: International Service-Learning

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Service-Learning: Engineering in Your Community, Second Edition, links design methodology and engineering analysis to the socially beneficial application of engineering principles. Authors Marybeth Lima and William C. Oakes emphasize the importance of reflection, teaming skills, project management, communications, and ethics, carefully...

Marybeth Lima teaches biological engineering at Louisiana State University and, as LSU's '02-'03 Service-Learning Fellow, has received funding from Housing and Urban Development for service learning work. William C. Oakes teaches freshman engineering at Purdue and is the co-director of the EPICS program, which has received an NSF gran...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:June 17, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199922047

ISBN - 13:9780199922048

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1. Introduction2. Best Practices in Service-Learning3. Reflection4. The Engineering Design Method for Service-Learning5. Ethics in Learning through Service6. Sustainable Citizens and Citizen Engineers--Listening to the Wisdom of the System7. Teaming Skills and Conflict Resolution8. Project Management9. Technical Communications10. Profiles of Engineering Service-Learning Projects11. Helpful References for Service-Learning12. International Service-Learning: How History, Engineering Cultures, and Views of Communities Should Matter to Engineers' Serving Abroad