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 What is Service-Learning? 

Service-Learning: Service-learning is a form of intentional, experiential learning.  These educational experiences fulfill learning goals of academic courses while strengthening community assets and addressing community needs.  The students reflect on their service activities to gain a deeper understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, improved critical thinking skills and an enhanced sense of values and civic responsibility.  The college and community partners engage in ongoing assessment to foster a stewardship of place(MSU Service-Learning Task Force, 2006). 

Service-Learning Plan & Agreement Form
Service-Learning Handbook 

What is Engagement?

Engagement is a form of intentional, experiential learning. These educational experiences fulfill the learning goals of academic courses while strengthening community assets and addressing community needs. The students reflect on their engagement activities to gain a deeper understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, improved critical thinking skills and an enhanced sense of values and civic responsibility. The students, faculty, and/or other partners engage in ongoing assessment to foster a stewardship of place (MSU Engagement Learning Community. May 2011).

Benefits of Service-Learning/Engagement:

Students:
  • Gain hands on experience
  • Increase your academic understanding
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
Faculty:
  • Promote active learning; engage students with different learning styles
  • Add new insights to class discussion
  • Lead to new avenues for research and publication 
  • Increase public awareness of key issues
  • Reach out to young adults; organizations' future employees, clientele, and supporters
  • Help prepare today's students to be tomorrow's civic leaders

For More Information, Please Contact:

Louise Cooper, MBA
Service-Learning Coordinator
320 University St., UPO 1261
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-9327
E-mail: l.cooper@moreheadstate.edu 

 

 

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