A paper written by Scott Burrus, Ph.D., University Research Chair for the Center for Learning Analytics Research (CLAR) along with co-authors and CLAR fellows Meena Clowes, Ph.D., and Melanie Shaw, Ph.D., was selected to receive a Distance Learning Administration 2017 Best Paper Award.
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Three CPRE affiliates will present papers at the Knowledge Without Boundaries Research Symposium in Phoenix July 20-22.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of service learning and the use of volunteer organizations as a means for members to learn and hone leadership skills that can be transferred to their full-time corporate positions.
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