Learning Through Service: Theory and Application of Service

Learning Through Service: Theory and Application of Service
Theories, applications, methods, and approaches to service.
STDEV
290
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department
Course Outcomes

Theory

Learn and apply service and learning theories in their personal service interactions.

Motivation

Assess personal motivations and capacities for service.

Identity

Facilitate students’ service “identity,” and aspirations for meaningful future service.

Roles

Explore their roles as citizens and potential service opportunities and responsibilities related to family, civic, career, and church life.

Competence

Enhance students’ ability to gain related competence, skill, and understanding by reflecting on their service. Action-reflection tools and concepts will be modeled in the course to encourage students to make intentional learning connections with their personal values, beliefs, academic interests, individual skills, etc, and their service contributions.