Service-Learning in Northeast, Tennessee

SVLN 354. SERVICE-LEARNING IN NORTHEAST TENNESSEE. Students may engage in a variety of service activities with governmental or not-for-profit organizations within the Greeneville/Greene County or Tri-Cities area. These activities involve issues of social justice, economic opportunity, environmental protection or restoration, education or health and wellness. They may use community-based research techniques to identify community needs and help accomplish community goals. Readings, class sessions, journals and writing assignments will help the students learn from their service experiences - 30 hours of field experience is included.

Service Learning Practicum

Course Description as in Catalog:SVLN 354/CMNS 354. SERVICE-LEARNING IN NORTHEAST TENNESSEE.  Students will engage in a variety of civic engagement projects within the Greeneville/Greene County or Tri-Cities area. These projects involve issues of social justice, economic opportunity, environmental protection or restoration, education, health and wellness and human rights. Students will provide assistance for non-profit organizations in addressing their Missions while researching social problems and possible solutions related to the focus of the organizations. They may use community-based research techniques to identify community needs and help accomplish community goals. Readings, class sessions, journals and writing assignments will help the students learn from their service experiences. This is a one block course.  The General Education Student Outcome of Civic Engagement will be examined. Offered every year.  

Course Description as in Catalog:SVLN 354/CMNS 354. SERVICE-LEARNING IN NORTHEAST TENNESSEE.  Students will engage in a variety of civic engagement projects within the Greeneville/Greene County or Tri-Cities area. These projects involve issues of social justice, economic opportunity, environmental protection or restoration, education, health and wellness and human rights. Students will provide assistance for non-profit organizations in addressing their Missions while researching social problems and possible solutions related to the focus of the organizations. They may use community-based research techniques to identify community needs and help accomplish community goals. Readings, class sessions, journals and writing assignments will help the students learn from their service experiences. This is a one block course.  The General Education Student Outcome of Civic Engagement will be examined. Offered every year.  

Service Learning Practicum