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Service Learning


Service learning provides an opportunity for students to enhance their educational experiences with the combination of hands-on experiential learning and theoretical/classroom learning.

  • As part of the learning process, students participate in multi-level projects and work experiences conducted at their service site.
  • Students use reflection to engage in classroom discussions, and complete reflective essays and or journals.
  • Students learn about the role of non-profit organizations and the benefit of service learning for the community and their educational expereinces.
  • Students discuss their experiences with volunteerism or service learning and share their ideas for community partnerships.
Last Reviewed: August 23, 2005