Don Quixote and the Digital Age

HONS 295-033
Dr. Eileen Doll
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: To tutor children or adults in reading skills, reflecting on the importance of reading for life, and how reading can affect a person. In addition, students will be able to connect theories discussed in class about reading (reception theory, digital vs. print, etc.) and what they are doing in their service. Social justice issues in connection with reading will also be discussed in reflection papers and class discussions.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Place
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Cafe Con Ingles
Catholic Charities: ESL
New Orleans College Prep Academies
Nyansa Classical Community
St. Stephen School
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community
Wilson Charter School


  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.