The projects were coordinated by the Student Life Office as part of Welcome Weekend.
According to the most recent national Phi Delta Kappa poll, one out of four Americans say students should be paid for their grades.
There’s something about the practice that just feels… Isn’t there greater value in reading a good book than a certificate for cheese pizza?
We tell him going to school and getting good grades is his job.
If he does his job well, he gets paid just like a job in the real world.” But most Americans, and many educators, still feel uncomfortable with the idea.
Students volunteer in 15 area service projects on Welcome Weekend On their second official day on campus, nearly 250 Muskingum University first-year students rose early in the morning to volunteer in 15 off-campus service projects on Saturday.
Led by members of Muskingum’s various student organizations, faculty and staff, the first-year students scrubbed and cleaned, weeded and painted at locations in New Concord, Cambridge, Zanesville and Norwich.
“Educating ‘the whole student for the whole world’ means that we engage our students directly in learning how to be good neighbors,” President Hasseler said.
“We use every opportunity we can to encourage students to get involved with our local communities.” Bryce Vernon '21, from Adamsville, Ohio, volunteered at the John and Annie Glenn Museum, planting new flowers and weeding the flowerbeds, preparing them for the fall.
It has its roots in evidence-based medicine, and it can be traced back to World War II .
Many assert that evidence-based practice is particularly relevant in an economic climate with decreased funding for agencies in which the question of whether the program, service, and/or intervention is effective is at the heart of approved reimbursement.
"Evidence-based practice" is not necessarily a new or recent concept.