Service-Learning & Community Engagement ... during COVID-19
Fall 2020: Global Perspectives in Ethics SLCE
Teaching critical thinking, problem solving, communication of ideas and ethical deliberation from a global perspective is challenging. However, by embracing a SLCE pedagogy, this class was able to think globally while problem-solving locally
Spring 2021: Introduction to Systematic Theology
Theology is best taught through actively engaging with the people who are bringing the tenets of Christianity to life. This was the core of this service-learning and community engagement course and was a perfect fit for an introductory theology class. Aspects of systematic theology -- Church history, Scripture, Christology, pneumatology, the Trinity, eschatology, suffering, love -- were learned through the lens of embodied life in community.