Service Learning

Service learning is an important way that students can get into “the community” and learn from it. Service learning can also provide a line of communication between communities and educational institutions such as UHM. Opportunities for service learning will be built into future curriculum development associated with this Strategic Initiative. For now, note that UHM has a major commitment to service learning through its Office of Student Engagement.

Additional thought: Practicing in Place, “Study Abroad at Home” — it is important for us to understand, research, and learn from the diverse elements of Hawai’i so as to be able to build these strengths, address needs, and capitalize on this aspect of where we live. This area connects into the proposed undergraduate and graduate certificates the development of which is part of this strategic initiative.