We work with faculty to transform teaching and curriculum while championing hands-on learning in collaboration with community partners. This approach gives students practical experience in tackling some of today's critical challenges.
Community-Engaged Learning Resources
Discipline Specific Resources
Scholarship on Community-Engaged Learning
Faculty interested in the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, especially as it pertains to community engaged teaching practices may find the resources below useful.
Additional support is offered through DU's Office and Teaching and Learning. More details here http://otl.du.edu/sotl/
Information about DU's Human Subjects Research: https://www.du.edu/orsp/research-compliance/human-subjects/
Links to decision trees related to IRB review requirements: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/policy/checklists/decisioncharts.html
Organizations Supporting Community Engaged Learning
- A coalition of colleges and universities, including DU, that works to advance the public purposes of higher education by deepening campus’ ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility.
- Database of 300+ syllabi by discipline: http://compact.org/resource-posts/ (filter by “syllabi” category)
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
- The Clearinghouse is a library of service-learning resources. The Clearinghouse offers thousands of free online resources for K-12, higher education, community based organization, and tribal communities. - See more at: https://gsn.nylc.org/clearinghouse
National Center for Science & Civic Engagement
- Provide resources including grants, a journal, webinars, trainings, and more to support faculty.
- SENCER Initiative: a national project focused on empowering faculty and improving STEM teaching and learning by making connections to civic issues. Provide resource guides and a community.
Campus Community Partnerships for Health
- Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum: https://ccph.memberclicks.net/efi-units
- Service-learning specific: http://depts.washington.edu/ccph/servicelearningres.html
Campus Compact of the Mountain West
- Campus Compact of the Mountain West is a membership organization of colleges and universities (the regional hub of the national Campus Compact organization) devoted to promoting civic learning and elevating higher education engagement in the region. DU is a member of CCMW.
- Engaged faculty grants for service learning (and community-engaged scholarship)
Colorado Service-Learning Council
- The mission of the Colorado Service-Learning Council (CSLC) is to promote, advance, and institutionalize high-quality service-learning through innovative collaboration among P-20 institutions, government agencies, non-profit agencies, and the private sector throughout Colorado.
- Visit the website or interested faculty can contact Cara DiEnno (firstname.lastname@example.org; 303-871-2158)