Service Learning Colloquia Speakers
Norma-May Isakow graduated from law school in South Africa where she practiced law, taught at the University of Cape Town, and supervised student legal aid clinics. She received an LLM degree from the London School of Economics and is admitted to the California and Colorado Bars. As Senior Research Assistant to a U.S. federal judge, she created a judicial internship program for law students. Before coming to UAB, Norma-May was Director of Public Interest and adjunct faculty at the University of Denver College of Law where she created, taught and coordinated a Public Interest Practicum program.
Incorporating Service-learning into the Curriculum
Service-learning is a pedagogical model that intentionally integrates community service, academic learning, and civic learning into a meaning educational experience for the student. Service-learning requires faculty to incorporate into lesson plans engagement with community partners and structured reflection into student assignments. Dr. Isakow spoke on the process and best practices for developing service-learning courses. She also discussed benefits of service-learning for faculty and students, helpful resources available online, and a rubric for evaluating service-learning course structure.
Norma-May Isakow spoke on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, in the Auburn University Student Center.
Last Updated: November 8, 2013