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Service-Learning Is


Service-learning --

  • Connects theory and practice
  • Meets undergraduate learning outcomes
  • Provides service to a not-for-profit
  • Integrates disciplinary approaches
  • Strengthens critical thinking skills
  • Strengthens communication skills
  • Promotes value of diversity
  • Promotes active learning

From Edward Zlotkowski, FGCU Workshop Information

Service-Learning is NOT --

  • Internships (to develop professional skills)
  • Shadowing
  • Observation
  • Working for free with a for profit business