Successful Service-Learning Programs

Successful Service-Learning Programs

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Successful service-learning programs offer college students valuable hands-on learning experiences as they partner with their communities in cooperative service efforts. In this inspiring collection of essays written by prominent leaders of service-learning programs, each chapter provides concrete examples of how successful service-learning programs can foster lifelong student commitments to community service and learning. By profiling ten successful service-learning programsa€”including those based at the University of Pennsylvania, Portland State University, Santa Clara University, and Bentley Collegea€”the contributors illustrate the power of service-learning to enrich campuses and renew communities. The profiles collectively form a picture of the common and pressing issues affecting service-learning programs across the United States. Each profile contains A detailed history of the program's development An overview of the basic internal operations of the program A review of important community collaborations An analysis of the defining dimension of the program's identity Concluding insights on challenges faced by the program and remarks on its future Successful Service-Learning Programs presents a compelling concept of what teaching and learning look like when colleges and universities commit to intellectual, social, and moral engagement. Through the authorsa€™ shared experiences, readers of this book will gain practical insight on ways in which to promote service-learning on their campuses.In addition to the 20 minimum hours of service required, the student will complete the following service-learning related assignments ... The Community Service- Learning Questionnaire must be completed at the end of the assignment. ... completed Fees Paid SOW Course/Section Service documentation forms given Agency (organization confirmation) Midterm seminar selection: Campus Date Time Room.

Title:Successful Service-Learning Programs
Author: Edward Zlotkowski
Publisher:Jossey-Bass - 1998-03-15

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