"One of the most important parts of becoming a global citizen is understanding and caring about the people in the world. Studying abroad can be an impetus for intercultural growth, as can having a sense of curiosity and desire to learn. But as we know, nothing beats learning by doing within an overseas community." —Dr. Jessica Voigts
The articles below provide practical
information and evaluations of service learning options
abroad for students. What are the options? How can
students find the most appropriate? Is credit available? How can students tie service learning to
their on-campus academic curriculum? What are the
value of such an experiential forms of education for the student and just as importantly for the recipients of the service?
Volunteer Service and Learning Abroad Advice
The Lifelong Benefits of Service Learning Abroad by Jessica Voigts, PhD
The many benefits of service learning abroad — for local communities and your developent as an educated global citizen — possible through the options available to students of all ages, from teens to college and beyond.