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    Furco, 2002, p.vii). Service-learning is designed to reduce the boundaries between an institutional campus environment and the community around it. It is designed to connect learning to real experience through service and reflection (Ball and Schilling, 2006; Becker, 2000). As a baseline to facilitate this development, service-learning is distinct from other types of community service and civic engagement experiences in that the service-learning experience must not only have a service and reflective component

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    Service-Learning

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    In Service-Learning and Academic Success: The Links to Retention Research, Dan Simonet puts forth the idea, that students more involved in their learning benefit socially and academically. His writing uses a formal approach to inform educators about the ways that Service-Learning can improve the academic success and retention of their students. Explaining one of the advantages for educators, Simonet suggests that service-learning can be a tool to help create “positive relationships” with their students

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    Service Learning

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    What is Service Learning? During this class, I heard a phrase more this semester than in my entire undergrad career majoring in special education at The University of Alabama. Service learning is the name of the term. Define service learning. The professor asked at the beginning of class and we looked uniformed. According to Wikipedia, “Service-learning is an educational approach that combines learning objectives with community service in order to provide a pragmatic, progressive learning experience

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    According to Kathleen Flecky and Lynn Gitlow, service-learning is defined as, “learning that occurs in experiences, reflection, and civic engagement” (Flecky & Gitlow, 2011). In recent years more universities are implementing service learning into their curriculum. A key concept of service learning is civic responsibility. Civic responsibility can simply be defined as your responsibilities as a citizen. As will be shown later in this paper, service learning can have many benefits not only to a student

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    Service Learning Service Learning is defined as a teaching and learning method that allows students to integrate with the community. It is an idea to learn, experience and improve oneself while interacting with other foreign students. Through this experience, we can acknowledge different perspectives, values and diversities between two countries. For my service learning, I engaged in international events held at KCC, such as International Game Week and International Fair. Through these experiences

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    “Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities” (Learn and Serve America National Service-Learning Clearinghouse). This assignment gave students the opportunity to go outside of their comfort zone, which is typically the classroom and see what the “real world” is like. As Gandhi would say “The best way to find yourself is to

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    Service Learning Project Reflection An Experience Like No Other In the past, I have participated in community service projects. It wasn’t until The Leadership and Professional Development (LPD) class in the fall of 2012 that I was introduced to the idea of service learning. This semester taught me the importance of reflecting on the community service that I performed and actually taking something away from the experience. This semester my team and I had the opportunity to participate in community

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    Reciprocity is the Key Element in Service Learning Introduction College students need a practical environment to apply theories they learn in classes to real life experiences. Service-learning courses that have increased dramatically, as Kathy O’Byrne, the director of the UCLA Center for Community Learning said, created this engaging opportunity for the UCLA students. Cited in their website, “the Center supports courses and programs that stress the importance of global citizenship, diversity, leadership

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    Service learning is a great new experience for college students. Students better themselves by participating in this program, but everyone has a different input on how they feel about it. Service learning could really help those that feel lost with their major or direction of life in general. By implementing a service learning requirement for all RCBC students to graduate it will create a positive change because it benefits the community, students may discover they love volunteering long-term, and

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    research of how service-learning impacts student academic achievement, there are terms that will need to be explained in order to understand why and the need for service-learning. Because there are many facets of service learning throughout the nation’s high schools and districts, having the understanding of the terms is helpful in completing the research. Key Terms Service Learning. Yorio and Ye (2012) defines service-learning as “is an experience-based approach to education and learning that has a

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