Service Learning: Incorporates community work into curriculum, giving students real-world learning experiences that enhance their academic learning while providing a tangible benefit to the community.
Course Title: An Introduction to Mathematical Ideas
Select a nonprofit service agency that requires statistical research for program evaluation, public needs assessment, or public relations and support. Assist the agency, based on its needs in developing a survey tool, organizing and/or conducting the survey, compiling and analyzing data, or some combination of these or some other statistical undertakings.
Community Service: Any type of volunteer work/service that provides a tangible benefit to the community.
Volunteer participation in a Clean Commission activity, where participants are responsible for picking up trash. (Incidentally, this activity could be incorporated in a service learning project, for example, where students would then analyze the trash for various reasons, and reflect on the impact of litter on the community).
Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy through which students learn and develop by designing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating meaningful service experiences: