Tools to Make Online Students and Community Partners in a Service Learning Project More 'AT-EASE'-Evidence from a Finance Class

  • Deanne Butchey Florida International University
Keywords: Higher Education, Online Students, Community Partnerships, Service Learning, Business Education


The impact of service learning as a pedagogy to ensure efficient and effective experiential learning is well recognized, but in business schools, there is a perception that a steep learning curve exists for the students, faculty, and community. We use a tool to motivate and build competence in participants of a service learning project undertaken in an online finance class for juniors to help them become comfortable or 'AT-EASE'.