Spanish American Narrative

SPAN-A456-051 | Fall 2013
Uriel Quesada

Service learning is required for this course.

Time commitment: 15 hours

Learning goal: Students will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the genre of memoir by writing thier own memoirs based on their service learning experiences.

Students in this course must complete a service learning placement at one of the following agencies:

APEX Youth Center
Hainkel Home and Rehabilitation Center
Harry Tompson Center
NET Charter High School
Orleans Public Defenders
Passages Hospice
Project Lazarus


  1. Watch this video on how to get a service learning placement.
  2. Once you have finalized your service learning placement, document all your hours using a service learning timesheet.  Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester.  Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for timesheet deadlines.
  3. Finish all your service learning hours by the last day of classes.
  4. Know that your performance will be evaluated by your agency.  This performance evaluation will be given to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.
  5. Receive a service learning transcript notation.  Put it on your resume too!