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SXSW EDU 2020

The Power of Students as Policy Entrepreneurs

Students can be key players in the public policy arena. This discussion with faculty across the fields of business, government and communication explores creative ways to engage students in policy. Strategies include simulation exercises to rethink and reform constitutional law, op-ed writing and research assistantships integrated into the classroom, and student research to help struggling newsrooms.

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  1. Learn best practices of helping students engage in policy change
  2. Provides examples of experiential student learning
  3. Discuss the role of technology in experiential learning

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Nathan Jensen, Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

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  • Tags: experiential learning
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Higher Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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