Service-Learning / Community-Based Research Wintermester Seminar
January 12-14, 2015
The wintermester seminar will provide foundational information about the principles of service-learning and civic engagement. The seminar is designed to engage faculty through readings, discussions, and guest speaker. Participants will be able to incorporate a service-learning or community-based research project into a new syllabus or adapat a syllabus for one of their existing courses.
Guest speaker Dr. Patti H. Clayton is a service-learning consultant with 15 years of experience in the field. Her focus is to engage students and instiutions with their community to increase learning and partnership for all invovled.
Dr. Clayton will focus on topics that highlight implementation of service-learning / community-based research in the classroom and different ways of engaging student learning through critical reflection and assessment.
The Service-Learning / Community-Based Research Wintermester Seminar will take place on January 12-14, 2015, and is open to all full and part-time faculty and instructors at TAMIU. Faculty working on multidisciplinary research projects and courses are encouraged to apply.
Deadline to ensure enrollment for the Service-Learning / Community-Based Research Wintermester Seminar is Monday, November 10, 2014.