Service-learning can be a tool to address Community Engagement, Diversity and/or Sustainability Strategic Goals from the SF State and Academic Affairs Strategic Plans.
Faculty have opportunities to publish and present in service-learning that may not be available in the disciplines.
Research shows that service-learning impacts institutions by:
- Strengthening community relations
- Improving student satisfaction with college
- Increasing graduation rates
At a Glance: What We Know About the Effects of Service-Learning on College Students, Faculty, Institutions and Communities. Janet S. Eyler, Dwight E. Giles, Jr., Christine M. Stenson, and Charlene J. Gray. Contact ICCE to request a viewing.