A credit-bearing educational experience in which students participate
in an organized service activity that meets identified community
needs and reflects on the service activity in such a way as to gain
further understanding of the course content, a broader appreciateion
of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.
- Bringle and Hatcher, 1996
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Several instructors and professors at USP incorporate service-learning into their courses, please click here for more information.
The Teaching and Learning Center's Document of Innovations is an excellent resource for information regarding academicinnovations here on campus, and has a section dedicated to service-learning.
The Bridging the Gaps program is a wide-scale service-learning experience which allows students to work in the community.