Criteria for Service-Learning Courses and Sections
Courses may be designated with one of two types of Service-Learning designations:
1. Service-Learning (SRV)
2. Service-Learning Intensive (SRV-I)
Service-Learning (SRV) Attribute: To carry an SRV attribute, the course or section must be designed to include service work that:
- meets course learning objectives;
- involves a reciprocal relationship between the faculty member/s and one or more community partners to:
- identify the service objectives,
- plan the project and
- establish the student orientation requirements;
- actively engages students with one or more community partners;
- involves students in reflection activities that integrate the learning from the service experience with the course content;
- provides faculty members and community partners the opportunity to share feedback about the service project.
Service-Learning Intensive (SRVI) Attribute: To carry an SRVI attribute, the course or section must be designed to meet the objectives of the SRV designation and
- engage students in a minimum of 20 hours of service,
- link at least 50% of the course grade to the academic products of the Service-Learning experience and
- engage all participants (students, faculty members and community partners) in reflection and feedback activities that integrate the learning from the service experience with the course content.
What is Service-Learning?
How to apply for the Service-Learning designation?