Community-based Learning Teaching Tools
Design a CBL Course- This page identifies the main components of effective student learning in CBL classes, and offers links to CBL syllabi, best practices, curricula, and lesson plans.
Faculty Tip Sheet- (under construction)
Learning Outcomes- Culling from the nationa's leading CBL networks, this page provides online resources that assess the impact of CBL on student success, retention, engagement, and civic activism.
Activities, Assignments, & Reflection- The section provides an in depth definition of reflection and emphasizes its relevance within CBL classes. Links to fact sheets and reflective strategies are also included.
Readings- (under construction)
CBL in Online Courses- Hybrid, online, or distance learning are all terms that refer to the recent trend in higher education: as class sizes expand and energy costs increase, online forums are supplementing or replacing the physical classroom. CBL that is modified for this environment and that has the flexibility for multiple community environments, presents a unique opportunity to reinstill the vital aspects of engaged learning to these cyber courses.
International CBL through Short-term Faculty-led Programs - This page answers the most frequently asked questions about short-term faculty-led programs offered abroad. Information includes a definition of these programs, examples of previous courses, and detailed guidelines (including a downloadable handbook) for faculty members interested in proposing a course.