What Faculty Need to Know about Service-Learning & How to get started

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What Faculty Need to Know about Service-Learning & How to get started

Published on March 01 2010


Please join us on Wednesday April 14th, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, in TH 253 for a webinar on …

What Faculty Need to Know about Service-Learning
&
How to get started

Dr. Barbara Jacoby, Senior Scholar and Chair of the Coalition for Civic Engagement and Leadership at the University of Maryland, will explain how faculty members can get started with service-learning. Dr. Jacoby is the author of several books and numerous articles on service-learning — bring your questions!

Participants will learn...

  • What service-learning is and is not
  • How to find and select meaningful service experiences
  • Ways to develop partnerships with community organizations
  • Strategies to determine how much service is “enough”
  • Methods to evaluate learning from service experiences
  • How to measure students’ contributions to community organizations
  • Ways to handle logistical issues, such as risk management, trans- portation, and safety
  • Where to find campus and other resources to help with service-learning projects

SPONSORED BY
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
and the
CENTRE FOR TEACHING, LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES

 

If you are interested please register on-line at http://ctlet.brocku.ca/events/node/344.

What Faculty Need to Know about Service-Learning