Cedar Rapids at sunrise

Faculty

Services We Provide

Our office serves as a resource for faculty who are teaching or developing community-based education courses (i.e. service-learning, community-based research). Our goal is to further faculty practice in service-learning and community engaged research and scholarship.

We offer the following services and support:

  • Linking of faculty with community partners or community members whose needs are relevant to academic course goals
  • Facilitation of partnership meetings between faculty and community partners
  • Consultation on syllabus revision and service-learning course development
  • Troubleshooting service-learning challenges
  • Assistance in conducting service-learning assessments
  • Discipline-specific resource materials
  • Publication and presentation opportunities
  • Recognition of faculty accomplishments in service-learning
  • Financial support for in-class service-learning and community-engaged activities
  • A library of resources related to service-learning and community engagement
  • Class presentations on request

Please feel free to contact the Director of Community and Civic Engagement, Kara Trebil-Smith, at ktrebil@coe.edu with any questions or with your next project idea.