Service Learning for Faculty

Welcome to the Dallas College Service Learning program! ​Thank you for contemplating participation in this life-changing experience.

Faculty can benefit personally and professionally from integrating Service Learning into courses. Teaching with Service Learning​ can:

  • Encourage interactive teaching methods and reciprocal learning between students and faculty
  • Add new insights and dimensions to class discussions
  • Lead to new avenues for research and publication
  • Promote students' active learning; engage students with different learning styles​
  • Develop students' civic and leadership skills
  • Boost course enrollment by attracting highly motivated and engaged students
  • Provide networking opportunities with engaged faculty in other disciplines
  • Generate support and positive publicity in the community
  • Foster relationships between faculty and community organizations, which can open other opportunities for collaborative work
  • Provide firsthand knowledge of community issues; provide opportunities to be more involved in community issues

How To Incorporate Service Learning Into Your Syllabus

Types of Reflection

Faculty Forms/Resources

Syllabi Assistance