Assignment: Teaching Materials
Assignment: Teaching Materials
Assignment: Teaching Materials
Create an infographic teaching tool for the community educational project. ( fall prevention) View these links on how to create infographics:
Submit an 8 X 11.5 color (one page Word or pdf. document) infographic teaching tool for your chosen community. Please also submit a reference page in APA format with at least two references you used as sources for the information on the infographic. This weeks DB is about what teaching materials you plan to use for your project. You may not be 100% decided, but you should at least have some ideas. You will create an infograph; there is a link connecting to a how to website.
Resources inside the company
The Robert and Mary Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center (FTLC) fosters a scholarly approach to instructional and learning, stimulates reflection on professional practice, encourages growth at all stages of a career, and recognizes teaching innovation.
FTLC promotes community engagement through faculty consultants who offer confidential, individualized assistance in course design and development, the creation of appropriate student reflection and evaluation materials, and participation in scholarly teaching projects that investigate the impact of community engagement pedagogy.
In addition, the FTLC grants program coordinator is available to meet with teachers who are drafting a teaching project grant application one-on-one.
On the FTLC website, you can find more materials for Civic Learning and Community-Based Teaching.
Padnos Foreign Center (PIC) has the purpose of engaging the University community in meaningful international experiences that promote a respect and awareness of other cultures, people, and ideas.
PIC offers community-based learning opportunities and meaningfully connects the GVSU community to a wide range of cultures both at home and abroad.
Resources from the Outside
Higher Education Faculty Toolkit for Service Learning
The Learn and Serve Americas National Service-Learning Clearinghouse has released a toolkit to assist faculty in the planning, design, and implementation of community-based learning programs, including evaluation and assessment methodologies.
Outcomes of Community-Based Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Research findings on the impact of community participation on student learning outcomes in higher education settings.
Improving Student Learning Outcomes through Service-Learning, American Association of Community Colleges,
Gail Robinson and Mary Prentice (2010)
How Can Engaged Campuses Improve Student Success in College? Campus Compact: Building Engaged Campuses: How Can Engaged Campuses Improve Student Success in College?
National Civic Engagement Organizations: This page is a list of national organizations that give resources for learning more about community engagement in its various forms.
The American Democracy Project is a project of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).
The American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus program that focuses on the role of higher education in training the next generation of informed and engaged citizens for our democracy.
The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) launched the project in 2003 in collaboration with The New York Times.
Campus Compact is a group of students that have come together to
Campus Compact promotes public and community service that develops students citizenship skills, assists campuses in forming effective community partnerships, and provides resources and training for faculty seeking to integrate civic and community-based learning into the curriculum as the only national higher education association dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement.
The Coalition of Urban-Serving Universities is a group of universities that serve the city.
USU is discovering and extending creative university-community collaborations across the United States through three initiatives: 1) generating a competitive workforce, 2) building strong communities, and 3) enhancing the health of a diverse population.
Partnerships between the community and the university for health.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a non-profit organization that works to promote health equality and social justice by bringing communities and academic institutions together.
The CCPH considers health as a holistic concept that encompasses physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being, and stresses collaborative approaches to health that focus on improving the conditions and surroundings in which people live, work, and play.
The Engagement Scholarship Consortium is a group of people who work together to help
The Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC), a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit educational organization, is made up of state-public and private higher education member institutions.
The ESCs mission is to work together to develop excellent university-community relationships that are grounded in academic rigor and aimed to help communities develop capability.
Imagining the United States of America
IA is a collaboration of 90 schools and universities, as well as its partners, that promotes the use of humanities, arts, and design in knowledge-creation projects.
Collaborations with public health, environmental issues, community education, neighborhood development, and other disciplines can be used to accomplish this.
The Facing Project is a project that aims to change peoples perceptions
The Facing Project is a non-profit that uses stories to bring people together and develop communities.
The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Colleges (CUMU) brings together leaders and researchers from urban and metropolitan universities to communicate, discuss, and debate significant topics that affect our institutions and the communities we serve.
CUMU focuses on strengthening institutions that are pioneering new approaches to addressing todays educational, economic, and social challenges.