Community-Based Service Learning 101 Online

Posted by on August 6, 2004

Two fall training classes for Staff and Volunteers working with youth and teens.

Save Time . . . Learn Online!

Community-Based Service Learning 101 – October 4, and ending November 19, 2004. Need some new ideas on service learning, community service or just working with teens? Attend a web- based training on community-based service learning without leaving your office or home! Find out what others have found – this is a practical course that can enhance your youth development programming.

This introductory certificate course will help you put community-based service learning concepts into action for your youth program. Done entirely online, you will have opportunities to interact with fellow youth development professionals as well special guests working in service learning and other relevant areas.

This course is designed for: Volunteers and staff who work with youth ages 12- to 19-years-old in organizations such as 4-H Youth Programs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, recreation departments, schools, faith-based youth groups, community action agency youth groups – and anyone else who works with youth.

Course format & components: The course will provide 7 weeks of online sessions starting October 4, and ending November 19, 2004. This is a highly interactive, noncredit, certificate course. The course cost is $150. Course description, syllabus and registration are now available on the Web at <a href=""></a>. Registration ends September 17, 2004 or when the course is full.

Spring 2004 Class Members said:
"I would recommend this course. If anyone wants to run a successful project this course will really help them out."
"The course enhances your understanding of what community-based service learning really is . . ."
"This course really combines, citizenship, leadership and community service
. . ."

Want to know more?
For more information, contact:
Cynthia B. Mark, Ph.D., Program Leader
4-H Youth Development
Michigan State University
160 Agriculture Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039
Phone: 517-432-7602

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