Designing Effective Service-Learning Courses
Venue: Online Webcast
|Event Date/Time: Jun 02, 2011|
Service-learning courses have been studied and consistently proven to increase student engagement in learning, student retention, self-awareness, leadership abilities, and more. More and more campuses are realizing that creating this type of learning in the classroom will contribute heavily to institutions' missions - increasing civic engagement, creating global citizens, increasing learning, and increasing students' leadership potential. Service-learning is carried out in many different ways across the country, but faculty are essential in making these courses effective.
Join Academic Impressions to learn crucial considerations involved in developing a meaningful service-learning course that:
Addresses effective partnerships with service sites,
Incorporates the experience into course syllabi, and
Increases learning using student reflection on the experience.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Faculty who are interested in implementing service-learning courses will learn how to structure service-learning courses in order to create optimal learning and meet curricular objectives.
Instructional designers, faculty developers, and service-learning departments will learn key components of effective service-learning design in order to most effectively coach faculty when building courses.