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Title: Henry Ford Community College


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Henry Ford Community College
  • Service Learning

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  • When you cease to make a contribution, you begin
    to die.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

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Honors Beyond The Basics 2
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What is Service Learning?
  • Service Learning is a teaching and learning
    strategy that integrates meaningful community
    service with instruction and reflection to enrich
    the learning experience, teach civic
    responsibility, and strengthen communities.

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  • Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
    committed citizens can change the world indeed,
    its the only thing that ever has.
  • Margaret Mead

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Political Issues Sponsors
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Characteristics of Service Learning
  • Focuses on community service for the achievement
    of specific goals and objectives.
  • Provides structured time for students to reflect
    on their learning experience.
  • Fosters development of personal values, empathy,
    awareness, self esteem, self confidence, and
    social responsibility.

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  • The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil
    is for good men to do nothing.
  • Edmund Burke

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Characteristics of Service Learning (Continued)
  • Reinforces learning the learning reinforces
    future civic responsibility and service to the
    community.
  • Inspires life-long learning.

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  • One is not born into the world to do everything
    but to do something.
  • Henry David Thoreau

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Nursing Students Interacting
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Five Crucial Ingredients of Service Learning
  • Communication How and when should contact be
    initiated, what materials and vehicles are best
    for guiding the project, who should be
    responsible, and in what manner should
    communication be sustained throughout the
    project?
  • Developing Positive Relationships Time
    commitments, frameworks, ways of behaving, and
    respecting and clearly defining the expectations
    of the partnership in an ongoing fashion.

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  • Service to others is the payment you make for
    your space here on earth.
  • Mohammed Ali

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Big Read
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Five Crucial Ingredients of Service Learning
(continued)
  • Providing an Infrastructure for Service Learning
    Offices of community engagement or service
    learning centers, and their value in helping
    define and implement projects streamline access.
  • Managing Service Learners Including supervising,
    evaluating, and troubleshooting problems
    deadlines, and ways of handling paperwork.

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  • Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did
    nothing because he could do only a little.
  • Edmund Burke

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Honors Beyond The Basics 1
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Five Crucial Ingredients of Service Learning
(continued)
  • Promoting Diversity in Service Learning
    Developing a framework for cultural competency,
    including the students self-reflection and
    identification value of recruiting diverse pool
    of service learners.

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  • We make a living by what we do, but we make a
    life by what we give.
  • Winston Churchill

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Political Issues SpeakerSenator Irma
Clark-Coleman
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Types of Service Learning Programs
  • Incorporated into the course as part of the
    course objectives
  • Add-on credit hour associated with a course
  • General education stand alone credit

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  • It is one of the most beautiful compensations of
    this life that no man can sincerely try to help
    another without helping himself.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

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MLK Day Volunteers
  • Giving back to the community on Dr. Martin Luther
    King Jr.s Day of Service

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What Type of Courses Are Good Matches for Service
Learning?
  • ALL Courses!
  • Presently, over thirty HFCC courses have a
    service learning component to them.
  • These courses are in several divisions
  • Science Biology 223 (Anatomy Physiology)
  • Social Science Criminal Justice, Educational
    Psychology, History, Political Science,
    Sociology, and World Religion
  • English
  • Math
  • Health Careers Emergency Medical Services
  • Nursing
  • Fine Arts Fitness Philosophy

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  • Ask not what your country can do for you, but
    what you can do for your country.
  • John F. Kennedy

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Political Issues Auditorium
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Groundwork of Service Learning
  • How does service learning fit within our mission
    and vision?
  • How will this relationship and project move our
    work forward?
  • What resources do we have to give to this
    relationship?

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  • No one is useless in this world who lightens the
    burden of it for someone else.
  • Benjamin Franklin

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Nursing Students at Work
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Groundwork of Service Learning (continued)
  • What resources do we have to maintain and build
    the work beyond this learners term with the
    organization? Is it sustainable?
  • What are our expectations for the experience?
    Are those expectations shared by the faculty and
    the learner?

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  • I dont know what your destiny will be, but the
    one thing I know the only ones among you who
    will be really happy are those who will have
    sought and found how to serve.
  • Albert Schweitzer

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Ceramics Student Group
  • HFCC Ceramics Club tile project with Lessenger
    Middle School in Detroit and Childrens Hospital
    that is now on permanent display at Childrens
    Hospital.

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Benefits of Service Learning
  • For Students
  • Enhances their understanding of course content
  • Sharpens their critical thinking skills
  • Stretches the value of the subject matter beyond
    their college years to lifelong understanding and
    learning
  • Encourages them to become actively engaged in
    their learning and the community
  • Helps them develop an active concern about social
    problems and their possible solutions
  • Broadens their life experiences

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  • We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just
    a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less
    because of that missing drop.
  • Mother Teresa

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MLK Day Volunteer Group
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Benefits of Service Learning
  • For Faculty
  • Energizes teaching
  • Helps them learn from the experiences of their
    students
  • Engages them with their communities in new and
    exciting ways
  • Broadens the scope of faculty scholarship

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  • Only a life lived for others is a life
    worthwhile.
  • Albert Einstein

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Nursing Students Group Volunteers
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The Benefits of Service Learning
  • For the Community
  • Renders higher education relevant to the
    understanding and solution of local and global
    social problems
  • Enhances the Colleges positive presence and
    visibility in the State
  • Enables community partners to tap into the skills
    and energies of participating College students
    and faculty

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  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a
    single moment before starting to improve the
    world.
  • Anne Frank

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Political Issues Sign-In
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The Benefits of Service Learning
  • For Henry Ford Community College
  • Demonstrates commitment to the community and
    state
  • Enhance resources through alumni and community
    partner involvement
  • Help satisfy evaluation criteria for accreditation

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  • A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther
    King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back but they
    are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up
    to you.
  • Marian Wright Edelman

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Honors Beyond The Basics 3
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Benefits for Using Service Activities for
Assessment
  • Students
  • See the connection between service activities and
    essential academic learning.
  • Understand the learning expectations before,
    during, and after the service project.
  • Achieve higher levels of performance.
  • More effectively assess themselves, peers, and
    teachers.
  • Promotes and enhances student self-assessment
    abilities.

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  • The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself
    in the service of others.
  • Mohandas K. Gandhi

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Political Issues SpeakerWayne County
CommissionerGary Woronchak
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Benefits for Using Service Activities for
Assessment
  • Instructors
  • Provide greater academic value for service
    activities.
  • Focus curriculum and instructional decisions
    toward quality student performance criteria.
  • Establish a pre-determined framework for
    assessing student learning before, during, and
    after instruction.

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  • An individual has not started living until he can
    rise above the narrow confines of his
    individualistic concerns to the broader concerns
    of all humanity.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Resources for Service Learning
  • Campus Compact www.compact.org
  • Corporation for National and Community Service
    www.nationalservice.gov
  • Learn and Serve America www.learnand serve.gov
  • Michigan Campus Compact www.micampuscompact.org.
  • National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
    www.serviceclearing.org

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  • If every American donated five hours a week, it
    would equal the labor of 20 million full-time
    volunteers.
  • Whoopi Goldberg

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Ceramics Small Group
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Resources for Service Learning
  • National Service-Learning Exchange
    www.nslexchange.org
  • AmeriCorps www.americorps.gov

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  • We have always wanted our students to do well
  • Now, we also want our students to do good.
  • --Lisa Jones Harris
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