Service Learning Certificate
Service-Learning Engages Students in Active Learning and Improves Retention. Service-learning is defined as “a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities”. The content and skills offered in this certificate would allow educators, future educators, and other professionals to be able to model civic engagement as well as develop relationships with community partners. Both of which are ways to demonstrate effective citizenship. An established goal of public education is to prepare students to be engaged and effective citizens this certificate provides professionals the tool kit and support to do so.
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