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Sign-up available for academic service-learning workshops

Service-learning can be a powerful teaching and learning tool that provides opportunities for students and faculty to apply academic concepts to authentic community needs, issues and problems.

This semester, the Office of Service-Learning, a public service and outreach unit, will hold several workshops open to faculty, graduate students and others in academic service-learning. This workshop series is for those interested in exploring the nuts and bolts of designing and implementing service-learning enhanced coursework.

Opportunities include the following workshops:
• Sept. 10, “Introduction to Service-Learning Course Design,” 2-4:45 p.m.
• Sept. 30, “Improving Student Learning Outcomes with Critical Reflection,” 10 a.m. to noon.
• Oct. 21, “Graduate Portfolio in Community Engagement Information Session,” 3:30-5 p.m.
• Tuesdays during the semester, there will be an online short course on Service-Learning Course Design in STEM Disciplines. It will be held from 2-4 p.m.

The series is offered each semester. All workshops will be held at the Office of Service-Learning at 12421/2 S. Lumpkin St. Workshops are free and open to any interested faculty member or graduate student.

Register for this semester’s workshops at

To see the full calendar of workshops, visit