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Service-learning basics – and grants

“Service-Learning Basics” is offered for faculty members who are new to service-learning or want a refresher. It will be in the Faculty Center from 4 – 5 p.m. on Nov. 6. Wine will be served. To RSVP: http://workshops.uncg.edu/workshops-by-category.jsp?cat_id=77002853

 

Two types of grants are available for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015. The Office of Leadership and Service-Learning and the Quality Enhancement Plan are offering these grants for new service-learning courses that connect to one of more of the Global Engagement QEP Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Service-Learning (SVL) Global Course Development Grants are for traditional service-learning courses that connect to at least one of the Global Engagement QEP student-learning outcomes and include direct assessment of student learning. For approved applicants, $500 is awarded as add-pay for a revised course, $1,000 is awarded as add-pay for a new course.

Submission Deadlines
Nov. 12, 2014 for a winter 2014 or spring 2015 course.
April 1, 2015 for a summer 2015 course.

To view the RFP, visit: http://olsl.uncg.edu/service-learning/announcements/service-learning-global-course-development-faculty-grants/

2. International Service-Learning Course Development Grants provide curriculum development opportunities to faculty who have experience and/or interest in leading a student trip to another country. The award must result in an undergraduate course for academic credit that includes an international community service component. Courses must meet at least one of the Global Engagement QEP student learning outcomes. Course proposals must be submitted to the appropriate university committees, including the service-learning designation committee, for review and approval.

Grant Amount: up to $2,500

Submission Deadlines:
Nov. 10 for a winter exploratory trip, March 16 for a summer exploratory trip.

To view the RFP, visit: http://olsl.uncg.edu/service-learning/announcements/internationalsvlcoursegrant2015/

There will be two drop-in Q & A sessions available to ask questions about the above RFP’s or Service-Learning in general. Drop-in anytime on Oct. 22 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in EUC Elm or Oct. 30 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Faculty Center.