Service Learning Intensive (SVI) - a teaching and learning pedagogy that engages faculty, students, and community members in a partnership to achieve academic learning objectives, meet community needs, promote civic responsibility, and reflect on the learning experience.
More specifically, the objectives for this course are for students to:
- Apply environmental chemistry concepts learned in the classroom to the interpretation environmental analysis results
- Use Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) through the use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and EPA methods for the analysis of metals, anions, dissolved oxygen, pH, temperature, conductivity, ammonia, and turbidity
Follow up on previous years’ results showing elevated E. coli and nitrates at some sites
Present results to key stakeholders in the Village of Yellow Springs and Greene County
Perform residential well sampling
Complete periodic written reflections to tie classroom, laboratory, field, and community service experiences together
Ujvary, S. J.,
& McGowin, A. E.
(2016). Glen Helen and Little Miami River Water Quality Fall 2015. .