Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Planning A Course

Supporting undergraduate and graduate learning and research in community-based sites.

These tools will help you get started on a service-learning course.

Read about the three main Elements of Service-Learning and the Characteristics of Community-Based Courses. Have a look at the examples service-learning projects that are possible in different disciplines.

Faculty members at WSU are already teaching strong service-learning courses; please see these syllabus samples.

Service-learning is most effective when students reflect on the relationship between their service and the academic content of the course. Please see this description of "Reflection" that explains this key component of service-learning. When you are ready to incorporate reflection into your course, get started with these reflection tools.

And for any assistance, please contact communityengagement@wayne.edu