Join faculty from across institutions, disciplines, and varying levels of community engagement expertise to participate in an interactive learning community. Drawing on Welch and Plaxton-Moore’s The Craft of Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning (2019), the six Faculty Learning Community meetings will foster faculty learning about integrating community-engaged principles, practices, and pedagogies into their work.


Together, we will build a deeper and more nuanced understanding of how to work with community partners, engage students in meaningful community-rooted experiences, facilitate diverse forms of reflection, and infuse a critical examination of the systemic nature of justice issues. We will also take time to clarify our individual motivations for doing community-engaged work, and build a community of support to sustain and enhance our practices.

Participants will leave with a draft community-engaged course syllabus or course proposal, pedagogical resources, and a plan for course implementation.

Sessions

The information presented in the faculty learning community is designed so each session builds on the previous session. We recommend that those who register attend all six sessions.

Session 1: Building community and clarifying our motivations and capacitiesThursday, November 9, 20233:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Virtual

Session 2: Community-Engaged Course Design Foundations and FrameworksThursday, December 14, 20233:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Virtual

Session 3: Partnering with Community Co-EducatorsThursday, February 8, 20243:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Virtual

Session 4: Developing and Aligning Student Outcomes, Preparation, and EngagementThursday, March 14, 20243:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Virtual

Session 5: Integrating Critical ReflectionTuesday, April 9, 2024 

In-person

Session 5 will take place in person at our Compact24 national conference. You must register for the conference to participate live. The session will be recorded for those who cannot attend to participate asynchronously. 

Session 6: Taking a Critical Approach to Community-Engaged Teaching Thursday, May 9, 20243:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Virtual

Who Should Attend:

These workshops are open to active Campus Compact members and are a benefit of Campus Compact membership. If you have a question about your member status, please contact Natalie at nfurlett@compact.org.

This is an appropriate space for anyone who wants to design, re-imagine, or enhance their community-engaged courses.


If you have any further questions about the Faculty Learning Community series, please contact Nicole at nspringer@compact.org.