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Faculty Scholarship Incentive Program – Montclair State University

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Computer learning and recycling program

In Montclair, New Jersey, a setting of diverse people and resources, it has become evident that the success of the community depends upon the shared commitment of its stakeholders. When the Township began a process of creating a “”networked community,”” it quickly became clear that the chief obstacle was the inability of all citizens to have equal access to computer technology. In an effort to resolve this dilemma, a member of the Montclair State University faculty joined with the University’s Service-Learning Coordinator and a representative of the United Way of North Essex to explore ways in which a collaboration between…

Service-Learning Faculty Scholars Program

Since its inception in 1994, the Service-Learning Program at Montclair State University has placed a strong emphasis on faculty development. After an intensive search of the literature, service-learning faculty equipped themselves with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the program successfully both in the classroom and in the community. The Service-Learning Program continues to grow. In addition to new service-learning courses and community partnerships, an intensive faculty development program will be introduced: the Service-Learning Faculty Scholars Program. This University-funded faculty development program is designed to develop a new group of scholars who will master the pedagogy and practices of…

Bringing faculty together to discuss and/or advise

Academic departments have been described as glass silos: faculty from different departments may see each other, but they don t interact. At Montclair State University, in New Jersey, faculty from different departments come together around service-learning. Teams of three to five faculty members from different disciplines teaching on the same theme or with the same community site come together to discuss the different approaches their classes take, share syllabi, and advise one another.   From Service Matters 1998: Engaging Higher Education In the Renewal of America s Communities and American Democracy Website