Service Learning Essay

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  • The Importance Of Service-Learning

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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

  • Service Learning Reflection

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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

  • Service Learning Project Analysis

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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

  • Service Learning : Teaching And Learning

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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

  • Service Learning Project Reflection

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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

  • The Importance Of Service Learning

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    participate in a service learning experience by volunteering and engaging in community service in order for students to gain personal and academic development. Students volunteered at the Houston Food Bank as they made the choice to spend unpaid time completing numerous tasks that will benefit their community by feeding thousands of people each year. Such actions also qualify as community service as students volunteered through the Marilyn Davies College of Business which provided services to benefit the

  • Service Learning Benefits

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    backbone and heart beat of this nation. President Kennedy encouraged a service-oriented atmosphere in his inauguration speech. Even President Obama established a national volunteer week, hoping to encourage unity among the American people. The idea of magnanimity and service have also proven to be just as inspiring and advantageous in the academic realm. More high schools and higher learning institutions have implemented service learning requirements into their curriculums. The results of this incorporation

  • The Reflection Of Service Learning

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    Service Learning is an educational strategy set in place to enlighten students with instruction and experience, in addition to improve learning , teach responsibility, and support the community. Service learning is vital to the development of the student, given that it intertwines academic and personal development together. It is aimed to enhance a student’s learning in all aspects of life. The critical difference of service learning and the traditional learning style is that students are learning

  • Essay On Service Learning

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    implementing a service learning requirement for all RCBC students to graduate is a positive change. Service-learning is a teaching and learning that are a meaningful community service in which an individual learns to get involved in meaningful services by working on projects that will make a difference. There are several kinds of service learning activities which one is suited best is depends on the individual. The goals of service learning are enhanced social and academic learning, develop character

  • Service Learning Project

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    Service Learning Project Pertaining to Goods Drive for Child Advocacy Center For this service learning project, my group and I organized a goods drive. We placed donation boxes around Denton for art-therapy supplies. The group also held an event on November 6, 2017, at Texas Woman’s University to encourage students to make donations. All the donations went to the Child Advocacy Center in Denton; this organization provides assistance to children that have been victims of physical or sexual abuse.