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Service Learning: Home

This guide is created to assist you in locating resources in the area of service learning. It is not a complete list but a guide.

Loma Linda University Health

To make man whole

To continue the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ

To make man whole

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).

National Service Learning Clearinghouse

The National Service Learning Clearinghouse is a library of free, online service-learning resources for K through higher education, the community and tribal organizations.  It is easy to use and links you to many other sevice learning networks.  Sample documents you will find on the site include: