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Faculty Certificate in Experiential Learning
CELTS offers faculty certificate program for Loyola’s faculty to build strategies in teaching experiential learning courses. This is open to all instructors at LUC - full time, clinical, adjunct, and staff and PhD students who teach classes.
Faculty will begin by submitting a course syllabus on which they plan to work and enhance with experiential learning the following semester/year. Faculty will be encouraged to engage in 6 workshops; as a culminating project, faculty will share a course syllabus including the experiential learning course elements. Upon completion of the series, faculty participants will:
- earn a faculty development certificate in experiential learning,
- have priority eligibility for the Engaged Learning Faculty Funding,
- be named Community-Engaged Experiential Learning Scholars
All Spring sessions will be offered on Zoom - Zoom Link for all sessions
- Integrated Course Design: Part 1 - Designing Your Course for Significant Learning - Friday, 2/2 - 10:00am - 11:30am
- Integrated Course Design: Part 2 - Assessing Reflection and Experiential Learning - Friday, 2/9 - 10:00am - 11:30am
- Theories of Experiential Learning - Friday, 2/23 - 10:00am - 11:30am
- Designing Reflection Assignment and Practices - Friday, 3/15 - 10:00am - 11:30am
- Working with Community Partners - Friday, 4/5 - 10:00am - 11:30am
There will be other opportunities that faculty will have to contribute to the one (1) elective in this certificate program, such as curriculum-related speakers or the Communities in Solidarity program. Sessions will also continue in Spring and you can join the certificate at any time.
Community-Engaged Experiential Learning Scholars
These scholars completed the seminar series and explored integrated course design, deepened their teaching practices, and learned how to engage community partners in the classroom through a series of ongoing workshops and a culminating syllabus project. You can find a full list of Community-Engaged Experiential Learning Scholars here.