What is Community-Engaged Learning?
Community-engaged learning has many names. In other words, the focus of this learning is the student experience and hands-on experience. Some other names you may have heard this called include:
- Service Learning
- Experiential Learning
- Community-based Learning
- Project-based Learning
- Engaged Learning
- Deep Learning
- Inquiry-based Learning
- Problem Based Learning
What makes service learning unique?
Service learning, also known as experiential learning, is academic based compared to volunteer experiences that may occur in a community. Service learning incorporates a relationship between the university and the community. In order to achieve a reciprocal relationship, there are certain aspects of that create for successful service-learning.