From Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments
Students are given the opportunity to see that economic issues within the community can not be described solely through quantitative terms. “Indeed, if they have the opportunity to interact with those they serve, they may also realize that many of the factors contributing to people’s predicaments are neither quantifiable in the neoclassical tradition nor consistent with the standard analysis presented in texts.”
1. Students are required to assist at a community organization either through assignment by instructor or by student’s choice.
2. Students typically volunteer 10 to 30 hours to the specific organization.