Upcoming Events

Service Learning Course Design Institute 2015

Begins May 29, 9am-5pm. Register your team ASAP!

As stated in Campus Compact’s A Promising Connection, “Civic engagement improves student success on a range of important measures. Research indicates that high-quality curricular and co-curricular civic engagement is positively correlated with student success in K-12 schools, community colleges, and public and private four-year colleges and universities” (Grantmakers for Education, 2010; Meyer, 2003).

We all know that civic engagement helps our students get from one semester to the next. Are you interested in designing your first service-learning course? Do you already teach a s-l course, but would like to further develop or deepen the course content and outcomes?

Join Ohio Campus Compact and a team of course design experts from The Ohio State University’s Center for the Advancement of Teaching for the Service-Learning Course Development Institute 2015.

Consultants from OSU will facilitate a three-part event on coursedesign principles specifically for Ohio Campus Compact member campuses. As a participant, you have the opportunity to take a big-picture look at your service-learning course and engage in a hands-on process of (re)designing it to more effectively and purposefully help students learn.

OCC member campus TEAMS are highly encouraged to attend this three-part Institute, so that team members will support one another on campus to complete the Institute and processes learned. The team should consist of the community service director and 2 highly recommended faculty who will help build service learning on their campus. If you are registering from a Connect2Complete (C2C) campus, the team must consist of at least the C2C Site Mentor and 2 faculty who teach Dev Ed or 100-level courses.

There will be ample opportunities for you to share ideas and receive feedback on your course design throughout.

SESSION 1

Learn how to define your course goals and objectives – what you want your students to know or care about ­- and what you want your students to be able to do upon successful completion of your course, specifically in relation to the service-learning components and the needs of your community partner.

*Offered 1 Day only in person at Denison University on May 29, 2015. Attendance is REQUIRED at this session.  

SESSION 2

Design specific assignments and assessment tools that align with those course goals and objectives.

*Webinar date TBA

SESSION 3

Identify teaching strategies and discipline-specific content such that all elements of yourcourse are aligned with the foundational aims identified at the outset.

*Regional meetings TBA

Cost: $50 per person covers the cost of the entire three-part Institute, includes lunch on 5/29

Register by April 24!

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Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

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