Welcome to the blog for Biol 2301 - Leadership and Service.
This course is designed for you to reflect on the importance of civic responsibility and service in leadership, understand how personal experiences influence perspectives on social issues, and learn techniques for effective group work. The course provides you an opportunity to partner with a community organization during the semester based on articulated service outcomes. You will reflect on your work with the organization throughout the semester and consider your experiences as they relate to the content covered in the course.
Course Learning Objectives:
•Articulate the importance of civic responsibility and service in leadership
•Define and develop skills to work effectively in diverse groups
•Understand how personal values and experiences influence perspectives on social issues
Objectives of service projects are determined by the needs of the community organization and developed in partnership with the Career and Community Learning Center at the University of Minnesota. Your service learning experience will be focused upon issues related to the biological sciences, health sciences, your future career goals, and/or a social issue in which you have a particular interest.