Goals of Service Learning

  • Realize academic learning objective while involving students in the community
  • Prepares students for future careers
  • Empowers students with local issues and needs
  • Offers students greater responsibility for their learning
  • Exposes students to inequality and injustice in societies, while allowing them to make a difference
  • Students connect theory with experience and thought with action
  • Provides global, cultural, and intergenerational scope