Tag Archive: community engagement

May 04 2017

SIP #3.30 High-Impact Teaching Practices

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? As faculty, we know about the progression of curriculum in our disciplines, both at the class level (e.g. what we cover in a semester) and at the program level (e.g. the classes a student needs to take, and  the order in which they should be taken). Furthermore, we all …

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Feb 23 2016

SIP #2.19 Civic Engaged Service Learning

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? “Will this be on the test?” How many of us groan (sometimes audibly) when we hear that question?  It clearly indicates that the student has been taught to jump through the hoops, but that he or she does not see the big picture.  We want students to care about …

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Oct 21 2015

SIP 2.9 On-Campus Field Trips

Thirsty for Strong Instructional Practice? We all know that experiential learning has great impact on our students – learning can, and should, happen everywhere. But valuable learning experiences outside the classroom are not easy to plan, execute, and follow up on – what to do? Take a SIP of This: On-Campus Field Trips Let the …

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May 08 2015

SIP 1.15 Service Learning

Two female students packing lunch bags at a community event for the homeless

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? As instructors we are often met with students wondering why our content is important. Incorporating service learning into your course will help students intrinsically see the value of your content because they will be using the content in real-world applications. Take a SIP of this: Service Learning What is …

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Apr 30 2015

SIP 1.14: Project-Based Learning

Four college students working on a project together

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Regardless of discipline, some content lends itself to opportunities for students to engage in the community and be more self-directed in their learning. Project-based learning can provide a structure to increase student inquiry and motivation. Take a SIP of this: Project-Based Learning What is PBL? Project Based Learning is …

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