Workshop: Best Practices of Service-Learning Syllabus Development

Course ID - CTD0406-2

Short Title: Syllabus Development

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:   Full and Part-Time Faculty
Length of Workshop:    3 hours
Prerequisite none

Description:
In this workshop, faculty will review the process of high quality service-learning and will design a specific sequence to implement this pedagogy within a course.  Faculty will integrate the four stages of service-learning: a) preparation, b) action, c) reflection and d) demonstration into their syllabus.  Faculty will then assess their plan according to the six essential elements: 1) integrated curriculum, 2) meeting genuine needs, 3) student voice and choice, 4) community collaboration, 5) reciprocity, and 6) civic responsibility.  Faculty will be prepared to include students in understanding the rationale for service-learning. 

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

Objectives

As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a specific service-learning sequence to implement within an academic course
  • Incorporate into their syllabus a service-learning component applicable to their learning objectives that incorporates preparation, action, reflection, and demonstration
  • Assess their service-learning plan according to the six essential elements: 1) integrated curriculum, 2) meeting genuine needs, 3) student voice and choice, 4) community collaboration, 5) reciprocity, and 6) civic responsibility
  • Be able to explain the reason and rationale for service-learning to their students

 

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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0406-2
Course Title: Syllabus Development
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.