Volunteer and Service Learning

Spring
1996
Resolution Number: 
09.06
Contact: 
Category: 
Curriculum
Status: 
Completed

Whereas the newly developing program of Service Learning in California's community colleges promotes community service linked directly to academic learning and

Whereas students in courses across the curriculum are enabled to have real-world learning experiences in a variety of service situations, which tie directly to their classroom instruction, and

Whereas the program creates a mutual benefit between students and the community and encourages an enhanced sense of civic responsibility in keeping with the community college mission, and

Whereas service learning with clear educational goals is a motivating force for students to enjoy and remain in college,

Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the development of Service Learning programs throughout the community college system and schedule a breakout session on this topic during the Fall, 1996 Academic Senate Session. M/S/U Disposition: Executive Committee

Status Report: 

Faculty Dev. provide a breakout on service learning programs