Content with Topics : Engaged Curriculum

Connecting Campuses with Communities

Developing. Engaging. Exploring. The Center for Service and Learning and Indiana Campus Compact, invite you to attend the 2018 Connecting Campuses with Communities (CCC) conference. Who should attend? Scholars who are interested in enhancing their service learning courses and advancing their research on service learning Practitioners whose primary job is to support faculty development and develop campus/community partnerships to the The week-long conference is a two-part event that focuses on building a network of scholars and practitioners and offers the following opportunities: The Service Learning Institute includes two tracks: a course development track which is ideal for those interested in gaining strategies…

Publications by Indiana Campus Compact

Charting the Course for Service Learning: From Curriculum Considerations to Advocacy—A Faculty Development Workbook (Editors: Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Nancy B. Marthakis, J.R. Jamison, and Marifran Mattson) This faculty development workbook will help you or your faculty map the course for service-learning at your institution while providing prompts for exploration and examples and downloadable templates for tangible navigational tools.  From curriculum considerations, choosing the right community partner, budgets and funding, promotion/tenure/faculty rewards, to become an advocate at your institution (plus much, much more), the design of the workbook allows for the flexibility to start at the beginning and work your way…

New Focus on the Community Engagement Professional

The number of administrative staff who support community engagement within higher education has grown exponentially over the past 10-12 years. Looking at the 2014 Campus Compact survey, 100% of respondents report having dedicated engagement staff. Looking at a survey of Carnegie Classified institutions, 91% of respondents reported having full-time administrative staffing for their engagement centers (Welch & Saltmarsh, 2013). Despite their growing numbers, there has been very little empirical literature focused on these administrative stakeholders, such as myself. As a group, we influence the ways faculty, students, community partners, and institutional leaders implement and evolve engagement within higher education. We…