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What is Service-Learning?

Service-Learning is a credit bearing experience in which students participate in an organized service activity that meets the needs of the participating community organization. There is a direct connection between the classroom's course content and the community agencies which foster a broader appreciation of the discipline and ends in an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.

Service-learning is a teaching method which combines community based learning with academic instruction. It focuses on critical, reflective thinking and civic responsibility. Service-learning programs involve students in an organized community project that addresses local needs, while developing their academic skills, sense of civic responsibility, and commitment to the community.

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American Association of Community Colleges

Campus Compact

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Community College National Center for Community Engagement

Corporation for National and community Service

Effective Practices Information Center

International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership

Learn and Serve America

National Service Inclusion Project

Last Updated on Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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