Service-Learning is one of the 2013-2015 Broad Goals as outlined by the President’s Cabinet and endorsed by the College Senate.
The Office of the Provost asks all faculty currently advising students to promote service-learning (S-L) courses being offered for the next semester.
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SUNY Delhi's definition of Service-Learning
Service-learning engages students for life-long success, promotes academic excellence and builds strategic partnerships through civic engagement and experiential learning. Service-learning is a combination of classroom instruction and community service with a focus on critical, reflective thinking. Students are able to become active participants in the learning process by applying what they learn in the classroom to solve real-life problems. SUNY Delhi defines service-learning as:
a) An educational experience based within an academic, credit bearing course in which
b) Students participate in an organized service activity that meets community needs as identified by our partners and is facilitated by the instructor to meet set learning goals and
c) Reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and
d) Are able to become active participants in the learning process and gain an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.