Getting Started with Service-Learning
Incorporating service-learning into a course can seem daunting. So we've gathered several resources to help faculty get started with developing a service-learning course.
10 Steps to Develop a Service-Learning Course
Click on any of the following steps to learn more.
- Design your service-learning course.
- Develop community connections and form a partnership.
- Create a syllabus.
- Provide orientation and training.
- Supervise students.
- Implement reflection activities.
- Assess and evaluate course experience.
- Benefit from your efforts.
- Celebrate accomplishments.
Also, click on the links below to access additional resources for developing a service-learning course.
Read the full Faculty Handbook for Service Learning for more information about understanding service-learning, developing your course, handling risk management, and promoting diversity. The handbook can be found under "Faculty Handbook" in the navigation column.
- Look through the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse's SLICE (Service-Learning Ideas and Curricular Examples) database for sample syllabi, project
ideas, and lesson plans.
- Explore the Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Library in the Center, Tinsley Hall 105. The library contains a wide variety of books, worksheets, and articles relating to community service, civic engagement, and service-learning.