EFSC Faculty: Service-Learning Steps for InvolvementStep 1: Meet with Center for Service-Learning Director or Regional Coordinator
Review guidelines, Faculty Guide, and syllabi samples.
Evaluative criteria, appropriate service sites or projects, number of service hours required, written or verbal reflection methods.
What extra points or percentage of grade involved? In lieu of what?
What are reflection activities and the rationale for inclusion?
How will activity increase or enhance learning through the community service experience?
Step 4: Include Service-Learning in your syllabus or promulgate as addendum.
Step 5: If appropriate, arrange for CSL staff person to speak in class(es) about community opportunities and other process information.
Step 6: Distribute Service-Learning Status Form about week five or six of the term.
Step 7: If using reflection component, include at least one feedback session/debriefing session near the end of the students' assignments.
Step 8: Complete the service-learning component assessment form and discuss with Service-Learning Director or Regional Coordinator
Step 9: Distribute and collect student service-learning questionnaires and forward to Center for Service-Learning.
Step 10: Share exemplary journal excerpts with Center for Service-Learning (with student permission).