2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ISS 110 Service Learning on Tour (2 credits)



Course Description
This course is intended for students who are on a study tour or alternative break either in the United States or out of the country. Through a service project, experiences on tour will be enhanced and the forces that shape culture more fully understood. The multicultural insight and direct immersion into social issues of the host community is intended to bring a deeper personal growth experience while on tour.

Student Outcomes
1. Use a variety of information-gathering methods and sources to investigate cultural history of host community.
2. Analyze current societal perceptions toward host community culture and toward volunteerism within the framework of social justice.
3. Discuss the current solutions by the host community to local needs, in the context of the service activity.
4. Cooperate as a team, while participating in a service activity in the host community to experience how needs are addressed by the community.
5. Explain and demonstrate teamwork fundamentals.
6. Reflect on personal impacts and roles of participation as a part of a team in the service activity.
7. Explain how the service activity connects to other activities on the tour.
8. Integrate personal learning and volunteer experience into decision-making regarding career pathway.



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