Service-Learning in Gerontology at St. Cloud State University

Learn by doing in the Gerontology Program at St. Cloud State

Service-learning is a key component in several Gerontology classes. Interaction with older persons and hands-on involvement at service agencies inform classroom work and enrich skillsets.

University of Maryland scholar Dr. Barbara Jacoby argues the hyphen in service-learning symbolizes the symbiotic relationship between workplace learning and classroom learning.

Students are encouraged to seek additional service-learning opportunities at organizations such as these:

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