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Psychology faculty, Laura Overstreet, with her studentsService-learning is a teaching strategy used in thousands of universities and community colleges across the nation. Service-learning is a form of experiential learning that allows students to  give back to their communities.

Faculty who incorporate service-learning into their classes at WCC find many benefits:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Increased retention of learning for students
  • More engaged students by reaching various learning styles
  • Increased satisfaction with the quality of student learning
  • Learning comes alive in the classroom by connecting course material and real-world issues
  • Faculty connect across disciplines through a shared teaching method                                              
  • Numerous benefits for WCC students                                                                                   

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