Student And Faculty Service Learning Opportunities in Eastern Connecticut
Rather, services frequently take place in the homes, work sites, and community gathering sites. For example, students in academic health care programs may provide an educational program to an individual or a small group during a lunch break at a local farm or warehouse. The educational piece may be a 5 to 10 minute discussion, responding to the questions and concerns of the individuals with the dissemination of information written at an appropriate level in the primarily language of the audience. This is to not diminish the significance of the content provided and the professionalism warranted.
Benefits of Service Learning Opportunities
- Participation in diverse racial, ethnic, and religious communities
- Participation in one’s own community as an advocate
- Leadership skills while managing a community project
- Planning and organizational skills while implementing a health program
- Research skills while studying a program impact
- Development of strong communication skills by working with various
- Levels of literacy and English proficiency
For additional information, visit AHEC online.