An important component of Service Learning is reflecting on the meaning of the experience. Sharing with others who are involved in service can lead to new insights into self and others.
Reflection – Gaining the most from your service learning experience.In order for you to experience the full benefit of student learning, reflection activities should be completed in the service experience. Reflection means the process of thinking about how meaningful your experiences was to you. Reflection translates experiences into knowledge.
Think critically about what you are doing, why it is important, and what it means. The following are a few ways of how you can help you reflect on your Service Learning experience: