What is Service-Learning?Campus Compact defines service-learning in the following way: “Service-learning incorporates community work into the curriculum, giving students real-world learning experiences that enhance their academic learning while providing a tangible benefit for the community.”
We see service-learning as a win-win situation where the student meets a community need, and the community organizations build student knowledge that relates to course curriculum.
Service-learning encompasses three main components:
- Curricular connection
Mary completed her service-learning hours at Head Start.
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Spotlights on Service-Learning CoursesEvery semester the faculty at CCBC engage students to participate in service-learning.
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