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Project-based Service Learning: A Tool for Educational Enrichment
Mirjeta Beqiri, Adriane Leithauser
July 1, 2017
Ethics & Social Justice
Jesuit, business, Education, JJBE, CJBE, research, service learning, business education
Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE)
This paper aims to present how an MBA Quantitative Methods and Statistical Analysis course could serve as a model of experiential learning for graduate students. Although service learning may take many forms, this course uses a project-based approach. First, this paper presents the history of and the requirements associated with this particular project; secondly, it discusses various ways to select potential community partners as collaborators in this project; thirdly, it articulates project outcomes, including benefits for the students as well as the community; and, lastly, it shares challenges faced by students during this project, and offers suggestions in regards to how this project could expand to or integrate with other graduate and undergraduate business courses.