Elena Klaw with President Cynthia Teniente-Matson

Service learning is an instructional strategy that facilitates learning through active participation in meaningful service in the community that is directly related to course objectives. Through reflective activities, students enhance understanding of course content, civic responsibility, and commitment to the community. This community-based, experiential learning pedagogy is distinguished as a High Impact Practice.

Learn more about High-Impact Educational Practices

Service Learning & Community Engaged Pedagogy

Find resources for the implementation and assessment of this high impact curriculum.


Check out our Center’s research and how we support faculty led community engaged research.

Policy & Risk Management

Learn about CSU and SJSU policies related to service learning and community engaged courses.

SJS4 for Faculty

Utilize these resources to fulfill CSU and SJSU policies.


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