Service Learning as a Mode to Deliver Course Learning Outcomes in a Research-Based Exercise Science College Course

Dr. Jennifer Lape Kaiser, Madison Skaggs


The following case study presents an approach to teaching research courses in undergraduate exercise science programs. Research courses are commonly required in the curriculum for this degree. Service learning (SL) is an effective way to promote student learning outcomes (SLOs) by providing hands-on experience for the students, and should be considered in exercise science research courses. Quantitative and qualitative survey results from students over two semesters of SL in an exercise science course are presented.


student philanthropy, civic engagement, kinesiology, undergraduate

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