Service-Learning

What is it?


JCCC Service-Learning:

  • Combines classroom instruction with community service, focusing on critical, reflective thinking as well as personal and civic responsibility
  • Involves students in activities that meet locally identified needs while developing academic skills and commitment to community
  • Activities can take place on or off campus

Academic Service-Learning
A variety of courses offer service-learning as a teaching strategy in their courses. Contact Mary Smith in the Community Based Learning office for current course offerings.

International Service-Learning
JCCC has short-term service-learning programs in Las Pintas, Mexico, and Uganda that are coordinated by Mary Smith.