What is Community Service-Learning?

Community Service-Learning (CSL) is a method of experiential learning that emphasizes action, reflection and real-world engagement.

How is it different from volunteerism?

While the term ‘volunteering’ suggests a vertical charity model, service is about mutual learning. It’s about a reciprocal relationship between participants and the community members they work with.

What does the Campus to Community program use?

The Campus to Community program uses a community service-learning model to encourage students to participate in service.

The benefits of community service-learning include:

  • Participants can link their academic experience to their community.
  • Participants better understand the larger effects of their contributions.
  • Participants understand their roles as global citizens, especially in relation to social change.

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