Workshop: Integrating High Quality Service-Learning into Teacher Education

Course ID - CTD0447

Short Title:  Service Learning: I

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

Audience:    School of Education Faculty
Length of Workshop:     6 hours

In this workshop, faculty will examine the service-learning pedagogy, identifying ways to integrate both the theory and the experience into teacher education courses, and into student teaching.  Faculty will consider how to determine their specific rationale for implementation, and review each of the steps (from points of entry to assessment) and elements of a high quality service-learning practice, including integrated learning, authentic appropriate assessment methods.  They will review children's and young adult literature that can be used to inspire K-12 students to social action.

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


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

  • Design a service-learning component to a teacher education course that incorporates the pedagogy including the stages of a high quality practice
  • Determine the specific rationale for service-learning that parallels and enriches course objectives
  • Integrate the essential elements of service-learning into the pedagogy and student experience and practice, including integrated learning, authentic needs, reciprocity, collaboration, civic responsibility, youth voice, and reflection as fundamental components of the service-learning experience
  • Model an assessment process that can be implemented during student teaching experiences
  • Structure service-learning experiences for students
  • Incorporate children's literature into service-learning strategies



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0447
Course Title: Service Learning: I
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.