The online module is intended to prepare students for successful service-learning partnerships. Completing this module is a required aspect of all APPLES courses and will provide insight aimed at making the most of a service-learning experience.
The Service-Learning Series is a comprehensive online faculty resource for service-learning pedagogy developed by APPLES faculty and instructors, offering valuable information for both new and experienced service-learning faculty. This series is intended to offer foundational information about various key components of service-learning, its practice and implementation.
Introduction to service-learning
The Introduction to Service-Learning offers a primer on service-learning as a pedagogy, expectations of faculty and components of APPLES Service-learning courses.
Course planning and Design
The Course Planning and Design guide provides details on the timeline for developing a course, criteria for service-learning syllabi and information on developing course goals, objectives and assessment.
The Community Partnerships guide offers approaches to building and sustaining community partnerships in service-learning.
The Reflection Resources guide offers variety of approaches, guidelines and activities that can further engage students in learning and reflection.
Toolkit for Preparing Students for Service-Learning
The Toolkit for Preparing Students for Service-Learning offers articles, activities and lesson plans to engage and prepare students for a meaningful service-learning experience.