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"The end of all education should surely be service to others." — Cesar E. Chavez

"Service-Learning is 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." - National Service Learning Clearinghouse

Linfield's Office of Community Engagement & Service provides:

  • Service-learning course development assistance, community partner consultation, and classroom presentations
  • Faculty development workshops on service-learning and community-campus partnerships
  • Sample documents including sample syllabi, campus-community partnership agreements, and student service-learning contracts
  • Reflection activities and evaluations
  • Students seeking community partnerships are welcome to stop by during business hours Monday-Friday

Where do I start?

  • Read more about service-learning and its benefits here
  • Check out the faculty resources here.
  • Contact Community Engagment and Service Director Joni Tonn jtonn@linfield.edu or 503-883-2636  to set up a meeting to discuss how service-learning in your course.