Service Learning. By melding academics with service , coursework comes alive and students learn civic responsibility as they deepen their understanding of the community in which they live. Why Community Engagement and Service Learning? (video link, click here).
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By melding academics with service, coursework comes alive and students learn civicresponsibility as they deepen their understanding of the community in which they live.
Why Community Engagement and Service Learning?
(video link, click here)
Service learning is a credit-bearing, educational experience in which students participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs. Students also reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.
1. Login to the service learning database:
2. And choose a service assignment:
3. Read Guidelines and Click Submit
Don’t forget to hit “Submit” !!
Once you submit your registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you, the community partner, the Center, and your professor.
The email will provide you with important information, that will lead you to step three….
Please note – this email contains contact information regarding your site contact, so save this email for future reference.
Call or email your site contact person to arrange your orientation and service schedule. If you do not hear back from them in 4-5 business days, then contact the center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is your responsibility to get set up quickly with your service-learning assignment.
Be sure to attend orientation / training, be on time to all weekly service sessions, and if you can not make it, call your site supervisor.
Treat this like any other class requirement, and represent UWM in a positive and professional manner.