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You are invited to attend S&T’s Service Learning Symposium 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The event will provide an array of ideas about the benefits of service learning for you and your students. Two new practical workshops are designed to help instructors incorporate service learning into their courses: “Intro to Service Learning” and “How to Add Service Learning to Your Course.”
Since seating is limited, please make your reservation by Friday, Sept. 21. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Academic service learning describes a type of experiential learning in which students in a course engage in service to the community, and the service activity enhances and relates to the course content.
How can service learning affect your teaching and scholarship? Some benefits discussed will include:
One faculty member says, “Service learning has helped me become a more effective mentor for students, especially in the areas of project management, team dynamics and communication skills.”