It has all the makings of a perfect university class. It provides a learning opportunity for its students, the professor enjoys teaching the class, and the community benefits from the knowledge and hard work of the students.
The dry title of Physical Therapy 760: Interaction and Education for Patient Care tells nothing about the teaching, learning, and community spirit that infuses this Governors State University class.
A major component of the course gives students the opportunity to teach various aspects of wellness and good health to larger audiences. The students divide into small groups, identify an educational need, and take the lesson to the community.
Office of Public Affairs, "GSU Physical Therapy Students Reach Out to the Community" (2007). Press Releases. 226.