Steans Center's Community-based Service Learning Workshops return this quarter

St. Vincent's circle
(DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)
**Update: The Loop campus session of the “Teaching in Chicago” workshop on Jan. 25 has been cancelled. Please join us for the Lincoln Park workshop session on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 12 to 2 p.m.**

The Steans Center Community-based Service Learning Workshop Series will begin again this winter quarter and continue through the spring of 2019. Workshops will commence in January with Introduction to Community-based Service Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom, the Community, and Your Career. All faculty and staff are invited to participate. This session is ideal for those wishing to:
  • Teach a CbSL course
  • Refresh their knowledge and practice of experiential education
  • Connect with colleagues and community partners
  • Begin the Steans CbSL Certificate Program - five workshops plus a capstone project**
Introduction to Community-based Service Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom, the Community, and Your Career
Thursday, Jan. 10
12 – 2 p.m. 
Lincoln Park Student Center, room 325
RSVP by Jan. 7

Friday, Jan. 11
12 – 2 p.m. 
Loop Campus DePaul Center, room 11013 
RSVP by Jan. 7

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, Jan. 7. 

The series will continue with workshop 2, Teaching in Chicago: Negotiating Identity in the Classroom and Community. In this session, participants will:  
  • Reflect on how identity and personal bias play a role in faculty teaching and student learning in the classroom and in the community
  • Develop and share knowledge and skills for facilitating critical in-class dialogue and reflection
  • Learn about faculty best practices for negotiating identity in the classroom and community across CbSL models
Teaching in Chicago: Negotiating Identity in the Classroom and Community
Thursday, Jan. 24
12 – 2 p.m. 
Steans Center, room LL106

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, Jan. 21.

**To learn more about our workshops and optional workshop scheduling, visit the Steans Center Faculty Resource Calendar.

To learn more about our CbSL Certificate Program, contact Helen Damon-Moore at hdamonmo@depaul.edu.