Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence (CRTLE)
Office of the Provost, Division of Faculty Affairs
- Is integrated into the course curriculum to meet one or more student outcomes
- Meets a community-identified need
- Ensures reciprocity between students and community partner
- Contains a reflection component
The Center for Service Learning provides resources and support for service learning implementation through several means. CSL is available to answer questions about service learning, and help you understand how to incorporate it into your course through departmental orientations, workshops, and one-on-one meetings.
Some common questions include:
For answers to these questions, or help with community partners, reflection activities, or any other part of the process, please contact us.
- How do I find a community partner? Can I have more than one?
- Does the service learning project need to take the entire semester?
- How do I do reflection with my students?
- How do I grade the service learning portion of the class?
- How much time do students need to spend on their service learning projects?
- Where do I find forms for use in my service learning project, such as surveys, waivers, and agreements?
Service learning courses must be approved by the Center for Service Learning (CSL) to be designated on the CSL website.criteria-procedures
The Maverick Advantage Faculty Engagement program prepares and supports faculty to integrate the Maverick Advantage into academic courses.mafe
Discover the positive impact of service learning on students, faculty, and community partners. Research shows that all participants benefit from this enriching experience.sl-benefits