Advanced Syntax and Composition

SPAN-A400-001
Dr. Chad Rice
College of Arts & Sciences

Service learning is optional for this course. 

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will examine and reflect on the process of learning foreign language in a practical setting while tutoring non-native English speakers in ESL.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Cafe con Ingles
Catholic Charities: ESL
New Orleans College Prep Academies (request to work with ESL)
New Orleans Family Justice Center
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community (ESL program)
Wage Claim Clinic (higher level speakers only)
Wilson Charter School (request to work with ESL)

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. Watch the video "Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement."
  2. Take this quiz to make sure you know everything you need to know about the placement process.
  3. Get your placement on time. Submit your acceptance form before the deadline.
  4. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (around midterms and on the last day of classes). Check the Plan of Service (on our Forms page and on back of the timesheet) for deadlines.
  5. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be go to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.