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Olivier Debure, Director QEP

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

local: (727) 864-8366


Quality Enhancement Plan

Quality Enhancement Plan

Benefits of Reflective Service-Learning

Personal benefits

  • Develop valuable leadership skills
  • Enhance understanding of local and global issues
  • Strengthen civic engagement
  • Feel satisfaction of contributing to an important cause or community need
  • Explore career or major options
  • Gain marketable experience
  • Learn more about yourself
  • Extract greater meaning from your service through critical reflection
  • Have fun!

Academic benefits

  • Enrich your college experience
  • Apply course material to work in the community
  • Draw greater meaning from academic theory
  • Enhance retention of course material
  • Strengthen student learning
  • Understand course content in context of larger, ‘real world’ concerns
  • Learn about the complexities of social injustices and systemic problems
  • Add value to academic path through participating in relevant community work
  • Connect service work to learning experience through structured reflection activities
  • Be more engaged in your course

QEP Courses

Eckerd is offering 5 new Reflective Service-Learning courses for the 2012-13 academic year.
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