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Humanities 1914, Fall 2010 Explorations in Traditional Asian Cultures Service Learning Option This option constitutes 35% of the course grade and is in lieu of one formal assignment (15%) and the reflection papers on course materials component of this course (20%). The aim of this option is to integrate a community service experience with course content. Community service will be at one of the following sites: Cranwell International Center, Language and Culture Institute, Jackson Middle School (Roanoke), Refugee and Immigration Service (Roanoke), or the YMCA International Programs. The Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships (CSECP) will match you with one of these sites, according to your preference and your available times. A primary mission of each of these sites is to help immigrants or sojourners from other countries, particularly in their English-language skills and their adjustment to life in this country. While serving at one of these sites, it is hoped you will gain useful inter-cultural communication skills and become more closely acquainted with cultures other than your own. Thus, reciprocity is emphasized in service learning; both you and those you serve should learn and benefit from one another. Besides meeting a minimum
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