Event Title

Exploring Student Success and Service-Learning

Location

Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall

Start Date

2-4-2014 3:30 PM

Description

This exploratory study examines the relationship between service-learning and student success at a two-year community college in the urban Midwest. Students who participated in service-learning during the 2010-2011 academic year were identified by institutional research and planning (n=788); additionally students completed a survey regarding service experiences and learning outcomes (n=292). Student success is related to service-learning; 76% of participants met a success indicator compared to 62% of students at the institution. Additionally, students reported learning communication, critical thinking, diversity, interpersonal, and personal skills as a result of their participation in service learning.

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Apr 2nd, 3:30 PM

Exploring Student Success and Service-Learning

Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall

This exploratory study examines the relationship between service-learning and student success at a two-year community college in the urban Midwest. Students who participated in service-learning during the 2010-2011 academic year were identified by institutional research and planning (n=788); additionally students completed a survey regarding service experiences and learning outcomes (n=292). Student success is related to service-learning; 76% of participants met a success indicator compared to 62% of students at the institution. Additionally, students reported learning communication, critical thinking, diversity, interpersonal, and personal skills as a result of their participation in service learning.