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Service-Learning

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

4-week Service-Learning - Service-Learning in Valparaiso

ISA Service-Learning was created to propel students beyond the original confines of the classroom by providing opportunities to work at local organizations. These programs address the needs of the community and organization abroad while encouraging personal and professional growth, developing language proficiency and facilitating meaningful community engagement. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for a list of placement opportunities.

During this program, participants will not attend classes, but will serve 15-35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop a Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the Portfolio. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for more information about earning academic credit.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Summer 1 2015EVPU4115$2,600Program in Progress
Summer 2 2015EVPU4215$2,600Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Summer 3 2015EVPU4315$2,600Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA

12-week Service-Learning - Service-Learning in Valparaiso

ISA Service-Learning was created to propel students beyond the original confines of the classroom by providing opportunities to work at local organizations. These programs address the needs of the community and organization abroad while encouraging personal and professional growth, developing language proficiency and facilitating meaningful community engagement. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for a list of placement opportunities.

During this program, participants will not attend classes, but will serve 15-35 hours per week at a local organization. All participants will develop a Portfolio throughout the program which includes reflective essays, group discussions, logs of hours, a supervisor evaluation and a certificate of completion.

Participants can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the Portfolio. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for more information about earning academic credit.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2015EVPF8115$4,200Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 1 2015EVPS8115$4,200Program in Progress
Summer 1 2015EVPU8115$4,200Program in Progress

ISA Academic Semester + Service-Learning/Internships

Service-Learning Information
In addition to their academic courses, students will have the opportunity to spend 5-10 hours per week at a host organization, increasing language proficiency and gaining valuable international experience. Placements are arranged prior to arrival in the host country and language requirements vary. Visit the ISA Service-Learning website for more information on placement opportunities.

Service-Learning placements are coordinated by ISA and have no affiliation with the university. Students will develop a Portfolio throughout the program, documenting their projects, hours, and program activities.

Students can earn 1-6 credits based on the number of contact hours accrued at the host organization and successful completion of the Portfolio. Visit the Academic Credit page of the ISA Service-Learning website for more information.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 3 2015EVPX6215$2,075Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Fall 4 2015EVPX6315$2,075Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA
Spring 2 2015EVPX1115$2,075Program in Progress
Spring 4 2015EVPX1215$2,075Program in Progress

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