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Community-based Learning Initiative

Pursuing the goals of the curriculum by solving community problems


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King's Education Major Making a Difference at the Luzerne County Head Start


This Website Houses:

Previous King's Community-based Learning Projects

1.  Click here for a video of King's College students involved in Community-based Learning Projects - (Requires QuickTime - Click to Download if Needed) -

2. Click here for descriptions of other past King's Service Learning Projects

3.  Click here for a publication about Community-based Learning Projects

Current Wilkes-Barre Community Needs & Contact Info.

(click on links for more information on how to participate)

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King's student at a childcare site

1. Childcare

2. Children -- Tutoring and Mentoring

3. Conflict Resolution

4. Health Services

5. Homeless and Poverty Services

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King's students helping to provide shelter

6. Housing Assistance

7. Prison Outreach

8. Domestic Violence

9. Financial Literacy

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King's students making a difference

10. Elderly and Disabled


Links to Community-based Learning at Other Schools

1. Guide To College and University Service-Learning Programs Including Links to Online Course Lists and Syllabi

AP/Wide World Photo
Twenty-eight exonerated former death row prisoners at the 1998 National Conference on Wrongful Convictions and the Death Penalty at the Northwestern University School of Law.   These former death row prisoners were released as a result of the efforts of Northwestern University law students under the supervision of faculty and cooperating outside attorneys.


Links to Community-based Learning Resources

1. - A "Big Dummy's Guide to Service Learning" - FAQ's

2. -a site containing a "Faculty Resources" link

3.  Click Here - The Feinstein Institute at Providence College, RI. A very good LINKS page

4. - This is the website for the national student service-learning group: Campus Outreach Opportunity League (COOL) King's is a member, and we try to send students every year to their National Conference.

3.  Click Here - King's College Community-based Learning Master Syllabus

Faculty Mini-Grant

Click here for Mini-Grant Proposal  

Click here for Mini-Grant Proposal in a Word document

Back to CELT home
For further information on Community-based Learning contact Dr. Keith Dils on his webpage or by e-mail.