Kentucky Wesleyan College Definition
Service-Learning is an educational experience for the mutual benefit of college and community, in which community organizations become co-educators with Kentucky Wesleyan College. Addressing community needs, students apply knowledge and skills learned in academic coursework and through reflection and discourse, students gain a deeper understanding of their personal connection to the local community and the broader world.
What is it?
Service-learning or community engagement, integrates learning and community service. As part of a class or co-curricular project, service-learning uses instruction and reflection to enrich learning, to encourage civic responsibility and to strengthen our community.
Why do it?
- Serve the community
- Apply course content to community-based activities
- Experience learning in real world contexts
- Get credit for your volunteer work
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