THE FERRUM COLLEGE DEFINITION OF SERVICE LEARNING
Service Learning Requires:
collaboration between the college and one or more communities.
meet community-defined needs.
may be integrated into the academic curriculum (course-based,
credit bearing) or may be implemented as a co-curricular
either case, service learning requires time for reflection
(critical thinking, writing or talking) about the experience.
service learning enriches classroom knowledge and skills,
develops a sense of caring for others, and develops
Contact Dr. Susan Virginia Mead
Director of Service Learning
& the Bonner Program