Students participating as leaders in the Hawkeye Service Team will enroll in this academic course during the fall. In preparing students to lead successful alternative break teams, this course focuses on techniques for planning trip logistics, educating students on social issues, and facilitating critical reflection. Development in theoretical approaches to service-learning specifically connected to service immersion leadership; variety of concepts including intersectionality of varied social and community issues, reflection and reciprocity, active citizenship and community building, practical implementation of skills from student's academic disciplines, leadership development, and other related areas.
Requirements: application and acceptance to leadership position. All Student Leaders are required to enroll in the course.
This is a 2 semester course that occurs every Fall Semester (LS:2024).