U-M Online course helps students, others engage with communities

September 26, ANN ARBOR – More than 5,000 University of Michigan students engage in community-based projects each year, according to reporting alone, and most likely that number is higher when other informal, undocumented experiences are factored in.

Yet, those who help organize some of U-M’s engagement experiences have long been concerned that some students stepping into local and global communities have little to no training on how to work in such settings.

To help remedy this, experts from eight units across the university and a group of 15 students teamed up to create the Community Engagement: Collaborating for Change massive open online course.

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