Race, Class and Schools

SOCI-X260-001
Dr. Carol Ann MacGregor
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: By tutoring and/or engaging in other educational activities with school-aged children, students will examine whether organizations with an educational mandate are effective in reducing inequality and promoting opportunity.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Anna's Place NOLA
Boys Hope Girls Hope
Good Shepherd School
Elevate
NET Charter High School
New Orleans College Preparatory Academies
Nyansa Classical Community
St. Stephen Catholic School
STAIR: Start the Adventure in Reading
The Restoration Initiative for Culture and Community
Wilson Charter School

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 (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar 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.