Benefits of Service-Learning

There are numerous benefits for incorporating Service Learning into a school curriculum. There are benefits to staff, faculty and the community. The benefits to the faculty have been listed below.

Benefits to Faculty

  • Enhances learning of existing course competencies
  • Improves motivation for instruction
  • Improves satisfaction and retention
  • Helps build classroom community
  • Establishes relationships with people in the community
  • Brings theory to life through practical experience
  • Fulfills the civic responsibility general education goal