Encouraging community service is a positive aspect
of Dr. Shneiderman’s theory that allows the
students an opportunity to make a difference.
Some projects have involved taking computers to a
retirement home to explore the computing needs of
Another community outreach project involved
setting up a data base for a local charity
Sharing the work with others provides an
opportunity for the student to become the teacher,
and to feel a sense of accomplishment in helping
others as the project takes shape.