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Professional Development for FT & PT Faculty – EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY IN PRACTICE

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Do you want to integrate CBL into your courses?


Friday, December 9, 2016 | 1PM – 5PM
Cascade Campus, Cascade Hall 209
.4 CEU, CEU 3562, CRN 48702
No charge for PCC faculty (full- or part-time)
Stipend for part-time faculty

After taking this course participants will be able to:
  • Analyze the value of community-based learning as a pedagogical technique
  • Identify the learning objectives in the course curriculum which can be met using community-based learning
  • Develop a discipline-specific assignment which addresses a community need while meeting course objectives

Do you want to integrate community-based learning (service learning) into your courses? Are you still a little unsure about how to do so? This course assists instructors in understanding the core concepts of community-based learning as a pedagogical technique. It provides a sociological and philosophical context regarding community-based learning. It offers guidance and practice in developing assignments and assessments for community-based learning, framing the community-based learning experience for students, identifying community needs, and connecting with the community partner.