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Rise Up: How can Faculty Respond to the Challenges of Our Time?

December 13, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - December 16, 2021 @ 4:30 pm EST

Join Us for a Free
Faculty Development Training!

With our planet in crisis and communities being impacted by growing challenges, higher education is called to action to take the lead in addressing two of the world’s most pressing social issues: Climate Change and Food Insecurity. In service to the highest ideals of democracy, faculty are well-positioned to help prepare students to address complex global problems. To help prepare faculty for this vital role, we are offering a timely one-week virtual course with three live sessions stemming from Maine Campus Compact’s Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program. This course will bring together faculty participants to consider ways to implement community-engaged teaching/learning while addressing many critical topics.

One Week Virtual Course with Three Live Sessions:

  • Monday December 13th from 2:30 – 4:30 PM (EST)
  • Tuesday December 14th from 2:30 – 4:30 PM (EST)
  • Thursday December 16th from 2:30 – 4:30 PM (EST)

Topics covered in sessions:

  • Solving critical social challenges through civic engagement

  • Climate Change and Food insecurity: Tackling timely and urgent challenges through Civic Engagement (CE) /Community-Based Learning (CBL) projects

  • Advancing 21st Century skill building for students to address critical social problems

  • Interdisciplinary work; equity and promoting institutional support for CE/CBL

Details

Start:
December 13, 2021 @ 2:30 pm
End:
December 16, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Website:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15xFJjytE0SFAZ8SV-pQyVrF6JDK0TQRDGf8Iiih4_Ro/viewform?edit_requested=true

Venue

Online

Organizer

Maine Campus Compact
Email:
sally@mainecompact.org
Website:
mainecompact.org
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