Voice & Movement II

Artemis Preeshl
College of Music + Fine Arts

Service learning is required for this course.

Time commitment: 15 hours

Service learning goal: Students will observe, understand and be able to reproduce various accents prevalent in the New Orleans community by conversing and forming relationships with New Orleanians in community-based service learning placements.

All students in this course must complete a service learning placement with one of the following agencies:

ARC of Greater New Orleans
Anna's Arts for Kids
Bard Early College
Bridge House
Cafe con Ingles
Catholic Charities: Adult Education
Catholic Charities: English as a Second Language
Freret Neighborhood Center
Good Shepherd School
Luke's House Clinic
Oportunidades Nola
Project Lazarus
Uptown Shepherd's Center
YMCA Educational Services (YES!)

how to choose & complete a service learning placement

  1. Research your options.  Browse the agencies listed on this page.  Find ones that connect to your interests and passions.  Also look for agencies that fit your schedule and transportation situation.  Use this scheduler to figure out your best times to do service learning.  Take into account the transportation support programs offered by the Office of Service Learning.
  2. Make contact with your favorite agencies.  It pays to initiate communication early.  Remember, you are competing for limited spots at each agency.
  3. Come to the SERVE Fair to talk with agency staff and learn more about your favorites.
  4. Receive placement offers.  Accept a placement offer online by Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 5 pm. 
  5. Complete preservice requirements.
  6. Agree on a regular schedule with your agency and start serving!
  7. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet.  Submit your first timesheet to Bobet 113 at midterm (Friday, October 19th @ 5pm).  Submit your final timesheet by the last day of classes (Fri, December 7th @ 5pm).
  8. Finish all your service learning hours by the last day of classes.
  9. Your performance will be evaluated by your agency.  This performance evaluation will be given to your professor an incorporated into your class grade.
  10. Receive a service learning transcript notation.  Put it on your resume too!