Reaching Outside the Classroom: Service-Learning and Community Awareness Projects
Sociology & Criminal Justice
In an effort to expand learning beyond the classroom, a Victimology course used service learning and a Victims’ Awareness Fair to engage students in volunteering with victim-related agencies and reaching out to the community. This paper discusses the details of the service learning requirement and the Victims’ Awareness Fair, and offers a number of suggestions for improving these types of activities in the future.
Reaching Through Teaching
Emerson, M. (2005). Reaching outside the classroom: Service-learning and community awareness projects. Reaching Through Teaching 16(2), 12-16.