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Service Learning


This guide is created to assist you in locating resources in the area of service learning.

This is not a comprehensive list of resources, but a guide to help you find the best sources.

What is service learning?

Service learning has a number of different aliases.  Depending on where you are it might be called community engagement, civic engagement or engaged scholarship (see Campus Compact for further information).  However, here at Loma Linda, we simply say "service-learning" and define it as follows:

Service-learning is a structured learning experience that combines community engagement with academic preparation, reflection, and ongoing assessment (LLU Service-Learning Committee, 2014

LLU has selected four guiding principles, from the National Youth Leadership Council, for our service learning practice. (see website for the four principles).

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