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May 30, 2015

Canadian Excellence

About Community Service-Learning

CSL word cloudCommunity Service-Learning (CSL) integrates meaningful community service with classroom instruction and critical reflection to enrich the learning experience and strengthen communities for the common good.

  • 47 unique community engaged learning courses have been (re)designed and offered at the Waterloo and Brantford campuses for a combined total of 164 times since 2007
  • 23 academic departments have been involved in community engaged teaching and learning through CSL courses, including Psychology, Sociology, Global Studies, Geography, Cultural Studies, History, English, Religion and Culture, Criminology, Business, Computer Science, Kinesiology and Music.
  • Nearly 1500 students were enrolled in service-learning courses supported through LCCSL (2012/13 academic year).

In this brief video, students, faculty and community partners share their perspectives on Community Service-Learning: