118 Service Learning: Impacting Community through Student Engagement
Wednesday, April 1 • 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Texas C
Ken Brill, Augustana College (Illinois), National Association for Campus Activities; and Dave DeAngelis, Suffolk University
Service learning offers some of the best opportunities to promote student learning through community engagement. Join us as we explore community engagement through the lens of campus recreation and activities. Participants will learn the many benefits of service learning initiatives and models for teaching community engagement, as well as ways to integrate service learning into program offerings.
Core Competencies: Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn how to integrate service learning into community service experiences.
  2. Explore ways that experiential learning can be used to provide structure to community service projects so that students can reflect on their experience.
  3. Learn how to combine learning outcomes and community service that enhances student growth.