In this session you will explore the impact, development and use of Service Learning in online courses as a High Impact Practice (Kuh, 2008).
• Understand the importance of Service Learning as a High Impact Practice (Kuh, 2008) in terms of retention and persistence among historically disadvantaged students;
• Explore tools and opportunities for employing Service Learning in various courses;
• Examine specific techniques for managing student project creation, completion and sharing of work;
• Explore options for assessing student work, including student project proposals/papers/presentations, discussion board work, peer feedback, self-reflection and instructor grading with rubrics.