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Center for Community Involvement. Service-Learning Program. What is Service-Learning?. Service learning is the combination of community service and classroom instruction, with a focus on critical, reflective thinking as well as personal and civic responsibility.
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Center for Community Involvement Service-Learning Program
What is Service-Learning? Service learning is the combination of community service and classroom instruction, with a focus on critical, reflective thinking as well as personal and civic responsibility.
Key Characteristics of Service-Learning • Academic credit for demonstrating learning achieved through the service, not just for putting in hours. • Encourages a greater understanding of social issues, civic responsibility and caring.
Service-Learning at Miami Dade College • College-wide program (all 8 campuses) • More than 35,000 participants • 98% satisfied and would recommend the program Image Source: www.mdc.edu
What are some benefits? • Enhance learning • Explore other professional fields • Use service-learning as a networking tool • Make a difference in the community • Obtain employment • Add service-learning to your resume • Obtain a personalized certificate and letter • Enhance your resume
Web Instructions Please follow our presentation with the website instruction sheet!
Go to www.mdc.edu/cci Step # 1
Step # 2 Click on the first link to search for an agency
Miami-Dade County Public Schools In addition to the agencies on our list, students can also do service-learning at any Miami-Dade County Public School Image Source: www.brentwood.dadeschools.net
Background Checks • Miami-Dade County Public Schools require a background check [except if you are an Education Major] • The background check package is found on our homepage under “Resources”
Step # 3 Click next to the “New” icon Click on the second link for application
Step # 4 Enter MDC ID and Password
Step # 5 Select “Start a New Application”
Step # 6 Select Class from Schedule
Step # 7 Select “Proceed to Agency Selection”
Step # 8 Select Agency
Step # 9 Submit your application by clicking here
Step # 10 Click on first link to print Confirmation Agreement
Step # 11 Fill out the document with the agency supervisor and submit it to your professor
Step # 12 Click on second link to print Hour Report and Evaluation
Step # 13 Click here for Student Survey
"I shall pass through this world but ONCE. Any good therefore that I can do or any KINDNESSthat I can show to any human being, let me do it NOW. Let me not defer to neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again." -Mahatma Ghandi
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