Service Learning Introduction
The Service Learning Program at San José City College is an educational support program. It is a bridge between global and local, theory and practice, teaching and administration, and teaching and research. What we seek to develop in the student is a new understanding of these relationships and how they transform the individual activities or domains they encompass and how they reframe our understanding of the relationship between the college and the community. This is done through a specialized form of learning known as experiential learning.
Experiential learning is:
Service learning is generally defined as an instructional methodology integrating community service
with academic instruction as it focuses on critical, reflective thing
and civic responsibility. Three factors characterize the project as San
Jose City College: