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Civic Engagement & Leadership

Service-Learning

Faculty Fellows Program

The Service-Learning Faculty Fellows program provides support for TU faculty interested in creating a new service-learning course or incorporating a new, significant service learning component into an existing course.

All TU faculty members in any discipline are eligible to apply. Selected Faculty Fellows will be awarded a $1,000 stipend. Service-Learning Faculty Fellows meet on a monthly basis to develop and then implement service-learning courses.

The Service-Learning Faculty Fellows program is accepting faculty who are new to, or have some experience in, service-learning and would like to learn how to incorporate service-learning into a new or existing course. Faculty who are new to service-learning will have an opportunity to learn from more experienced faculty as well as others in the Faculty Fellows cohort. No experience in teaching or creating a service-learning course is needed to apply.

Interested faculty members are expected to propose a service-learning initiative that includes a case for the significance and expected impact of the project in a broader context of civic engagement and social responsibility. Applications will be evaluated on how the service-learning project seeks to advance course objectives, include meaningful student interaction with the community and address real community needs. Application guidelines are below.

The Office of Civic Engagement is now accepting proposals for the 2013-2014 Service-Learning Faculty Fellows program. Proposals should be submited no later than April 30, 2013.. Please direct questions or concerns to Chris Jensen cjensen@towson.edu or Mesha Byrd at mbyrd@towson.edu.

This program is sponsored by the Service-Learning Subcommittee of the Civic Engagement Advisory Board and the department of Leadership and Civic Engagement.

Civic Engagement & Leadership
Administration Building, Room 223

Phone: 410-704-4804
Fax: 410-704-3441
E-mail: civicengagement@towson.edu


 

The Office of Civic Engagement & Leadership provides grants for faculty teaching service-learning courses. Find out how to apply.



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Check out the assessment results of the 2010-2011 Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program (PDF)

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