Very often, classes designated in your information system have an attribute that distinguishes itself as a Service Learning, Experiential Learning, Community Based Learning, Community Based Research etc., course.
To further filter and determine the scope of work done inside the course, you may specify a type such that it may be either of the following:
Deliverable: The end product of the class, could include a project, presentation or something like a final reflection essay.
Placement: Part of the experience is to immerse the student and be placed with a community partner as a requirement, some institutions have required n number of hours for the placement.
Engaged Research: To work with faculty, staff or be empowered as a student to apply current research to address community issues and disparities.