Faculty workshop series

The Engagement in the Classroom: Service-Learning workshop series is a cyclical set of faculty workshops to support various service-learning related concepts and issues. The workshops are offered at times which correspond to policy deadlines, administrative timelines, and student learning progression. All faculty is welcome to join any of the monthly workshops.

Facilitated by:
Jodie Barker, Ph.D., Lecturer World Languages
Glenn Waddell, Jr., Master Teacher

Drinks and snacks will be provided.

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Spring 2019 Schedule

Introduction to Designing a Service-Learning Course

February 28th, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., JCSU 324
This workshop is intended to provide faculty interested in incorporating civic engagement into their course a foundational knowledge of the service-learning model, the legal requirements of the University and the services available through the OSLCE.

Facilitated by: Dan Pike, Samantha Bickert, Abbey Grimmer


Working Effectively with Community Partners

March 28th, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., JCSU 324
This workshop explores how to create partnerships with nonprofit organizations to incorporate experiential learning projects. The workshop includes definitions and examples of service-learning courses, and overviews of nonprofit organizations, handouts for getting started and discussion targeted at your questions and interests.

Facilitated by: Dr. Stacey Muse, Samantha Bickert, Abbey Grimmer


Using Critical Reflection for Academic Enhancement in Service-Learning

April 10th, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., JCSU  422
Critical Reflection is an essential component of service-learning course design and is the link between the service activities and academic learning. In this workshop, Dr. Jamie Benedict will demonstrate how critical reflection can enhance the application of academic content to service experiences using NUTR 471: Applied Community Nutrition as an example.

Facilitated by: Jamie Benedict, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Department Chair of Nutrition


Using Critical Reflection to Promote Student Personal Growth

April 17th, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., JCSU 422
In this workshop, participants will learn various methods for incorporating critical reflection into course design to promote student personal and professional growth. French lecturer Dr. Jodie Barker and mathematics Master Teacher Glenn Waddell, Jr. will provide examples of how critical reflection can be integrated into diverse courses.

Facilitated by: Jodie Barker, Ph.D., Lecturer World Languages, and Glenn Waddell, Jr., Master Teacher


Apply for the Service-Learning Designation in Curriculog

May 2nd, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., MIKC 414
This workshop is in a computer lab where we will go over the steps for submitting the Service-Learning Designation in Curriculog. OSLCE staff will be available during this time to assist with filling in and submitting the designation form.

Facilitated by: Samantha Bickert, Abbey Grimmer