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Service-Learning Faculty Seminar

The McCarthy Center invites USF faculty of all disciplines to participate in seven seminar sessions designed to enhance understanding of service-learning theory and practice, guide development of a service-learning course syllabus, and support equitable sustained partnerships with community organizations.  

The content is taught through readings, interactive activities, and discussions.  Panels of experienced service-learning students and community partners share their perspectives to further enrich faculty learning.  Faculty Service-Learning Seminars are generally offered each semester.  Participants receive a stipend upon completion of the seminar and submission of a syllabus to their college’s curriculum committee.

Consultations

McCarthy Center staff are also available to meet with faculty regarding their community-based learning course development, planning, implementation, and debriefing.  Assistance is provided with identification of potential community collaborators, partnership dynamics, syllabus construction, and pedagogical components such as reflection and assessment.

For more information, please contact Star Moore at (415) 422-2156 or smoore3@usfca.edu.