The Service Learning assignment for "Marriage and the Family" is the major assignment of the course. The world of service learning is an exceptional way to meet community needs while furthering a student's understanding of sociology. It truly is a no-lose situation!
Through service learning, a student will gain firsthand experience in community services that are available to families. By participating in the provision of these services, one can gain a valuable perspective on civic responsibility. Additionally, personal growth and independence, exploration of potential careers, and utilization of problem solving skills are just a few of the many personal, social, career, and cognitive opportunities for learning that service learning brings to this course. All of this. while just getting out and doing some good work for others!