Social Networks

SOCI-A294-001 | Spring 2014
Carol Ann MacGregor

A service learning placement is optional in this course.
Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will develop a deeper understanding of the importance of bridging social capital by working with an organization that helps them establish a new non-homophilous social tie.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Bridge House
Cafe con Ingles
Catholic Charities: ESL
Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal
Hagar's House
Hainkel Home and Rehabilitation Center
Harry Tompson Center
Hope Lodge
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
Latino Farmers Cooperative of LA
Luke's House Clinic
NET Charter High School
Orleans Public Defenders
Project Lazarus
Second Harvest Benefits Helpline
Uptown Shepherd's Center
Wage Claim Clinic

What about other agencies?

How to get started

  1. Watch the video Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement and then take the online quiz.
  2. 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.
  3. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be given to your professor and incorporated into your class grade. See a sample evaluation>>
  4. Tips for successfully completing your placement