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Workshop This Friday:
Service-Learning Course Design:
What Faculty Need to Know

New Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union University of Maryland, College Park
Presented by: Dr. Barbara Jacoby, Faculty Associate, Leadership & Community Service-Learning Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Join faculty colleagues from around the state to explore service-learning as a high-impact educational practice for courses across disciplines. Topics to be covered include:

  • Introduction to service-learning and its basic principles
  • How service-learning can help students achieve desired learning outcomes
  • How to establish and nurture partnerships with community organizations
  • How to engage students in critical reflection
  • The many forms of service-learning in the curriculum
  • Elements of a service-learning course
  • Composing a service-learning syllabus
  • From design to implementation: managing the process

You will come away with a Service-Learning Course Design Worksheet that will guide you through the process of developing a new service-learning course or integrating service-learning in a significant new way into an existing one. Many other resources will be provided.

No prior knowledge or experience with service-learning is expected.

Dr. Barbara Jacoby, respected author and national workshop presenter on service-learning, will facilitate the workshop.

The cost of the workshop is $55 for MDCCC members and $95 for non-members, including lunch and materials. Please register to attend. For additional registration information, email Pat Bassett at Maryland-DC Campus Compact or call 301.696.3280. For more information about the workshop, email Dr. Barbara Jacoby, or call 301.314.7253.

Co-Sponsored by: Adele H. Stamp Student Union—Center for Campus Life & Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland & Maryland-DC Campus Compact

Thank you to everyone who joined us to help make the 2013 Presidents' Institute such a success!

Wednesday, October 30th
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The George Washington University
Marvin Center – 3rd Floor
800 21st St NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

General Information | Agenda | Registration | Past Presidents' Institute

Incoming MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTAs

We are excited to welcome our 14 incoming MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTAs, and our 8 returning MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTAs who started their service June 22nd. Visit our MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA Abstracts to read more about each VISTA and each site.

Incoming 2013-2014 AmeriCorps VISTAs at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

MDCCC Has Hired Five New Interns

Join us in welcoming our new team members, the MDCCC Interns, who are focusing on five distinct projects over the next several months! Read more about each one on our staff page.

Rebecca Huynh, John Macauley, Bintou Ouattara, Anne Rubin, and Naomi Shachter