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What is Service-Learning?

Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection in an academic course to enrich the student learning experience, instill a sense of civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.

Goals of Service-Learning

  • Enhance academic learning
  • Develop character and citizenship skills
  • Learn about social issues impacting the local community
  • Deepen critical thinking and communication skills
  • Engage in meaningful service that has a mutually beneficial impact