The University of Toronto’s Centre for Community Partnerships describes community-engaged learning as an academic or co-curricular practice whereby students spend time supporting the work of a community organization and reflecting on their efforts and learning as part of the overall experience.
Watch U of T faculty member Michelle Arnot in a 5:43-minute video explain her rationale for why implementing community-engaged learning into her course.
Centre for Community Partnerships. (n.d.). What is community-engaged learning. Retrieved from https://teaching.utoronto.ca/teaching-support/course-design/community/
Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation. (n.d.). Community-engaged learning. Retrieved from https://teaching.utoronto.ca/teaching-support/course-design/community/