Putting it All Together to Create a Service-Learning Syllabus
Students want to know the expectations of any course, but in particular, a service-learning course has some additional elements that should be contained in a syllabus. Creating a service-learning syllabus is the culmination of all of your great ideas, but it should also guide the students through this new form of pedagogy of which they may not be familiar. Students need to be informed of various expectations of this "additional lived text" for the course. This tutorial will identify the nuts and bolts to consider when creating a service-learning syllabus in order to provide your students the best experience possible with the least amount of surprises.
Click on this video link to hear more creating a syllabus for your service-learning course. This video was created with Microsoft Producer 2003 and contains audio, video, and ppt slides to guide your tutorial.
ppt slides from the video that you can download and print:
Click below for samples of syllabi, project criteria, liability forms and the like for ideas for your service-learning courses. Please keep in mind these are samples. Your particular College may have specific requirements/forms for courses or community-based experiences; check with your designated office or administrator for details.
Project Criteria Samples:
Time Log Sheet Samples:
Liability Form/Agreement Form Samples: