Service Learning - Faculty
What is Service-Learning?
- Service-learning is a pedagogy that provides students with structured opportunities to learn, develop, and reflect through active participation and thoughtfully-organized community involvement.
- It enhances the academic experience of students by relating academic content and course objectives to issues in the community.
- Service-learning integrates assessment and student reflection on the interrelationships between course content and community-based learning activities.
- Conducted in the community, it meets the needs of the students, faculty, and community partners and fosters civic competence and engagement.
How do Faculty Benefit from Service-Learning?
- Integrates teaching and research to generate scholarship on teaching (Teacher-Scholar)
- Creates an environment to engage and motivate students
- Promotes demonstrated knowledge of academic material and applications
- Fosters faculty awareness and community involvement
Interested in Creating or Revising a Service-Learning Course?
- For assistance with creating or revising a Service-Learning course, please contact Christina Gonzalez-Salgado, the Service-Learning Coordinator at (909) 869-4574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For official University procedures regarding service-learning course administration, please click here.
Looking for a Community Partner to Collaborate With?
- For a listing of official community partners, click here (DOC file).
- For assistance with selecting a new community partner for your course, please contact Christina Gonzalez-Salgado, the Service-Learning Coordinator at (909) 869-4574 or email@example.com.
Seeking to officially designate a class?
Spring 2014 - January 31, 2014
Summer 2014 - March 28, 2014
Required Forms for Community Partners
Required Forms for Service-Learning Students