Service Learning (SL) is an effective teaching strategy that is now being widely utilized in higher education. It is used here at NCCU by more than 40 faculty members. Its effectiveness has been demonstrated by research and reports from faculty at NCCU and across the country. This focus on teaching and learning is endorsed by the American Association of University Professors, Campus Compact, American Association of Higher Education and many other academic societies and professional organizations.
At NCCU, this implementation effort is coordinated by the Community Engagement office. Registering your course with the Community Engagement office provides many benefits:
There are a myriad of service learning resources on the web and available in the Community Engagement office to help get you started. You can also download hardcopies of the following resources: