Summary of Expectations

Please review the following program expectations carefully before applying. If accepted into the program, you commit to…

  • designing or substantially redesigning a course during the course design institute from May 23-May 26, 2022;

  • actively participating in a small cross-disciplinary faculty learning community during the 2022-23 academic year (the meetings will be scheduled depending on participants’ availability); and

  • continually reflecting on your practices as a teacher and community member, gathering and analyzing community partner and student feedback at mid-semester, and providing a brief reflection of your experience implementing a community-engaged course;

  • submitting your course syllabus to be included in a CTE database of resources; and

  • completing brief program assessments.

Short Answer Application Questions

You will be asked to answer these questions in the online application (no more than 300 words each); the questions are included here to allow you to prepare your answers in advance. We recommend that you complete the application in one sitting since intermediate work can be lost.

  1. What is the title of your course? What level is it? How does it fit into your departmental curriculum?

  2. Briefly describe why you are interested in designing/redesigning a course during the Community-Engaged Teaching Scholars course design institute. Please address the following:

  3. If you are redesigning an existing course, what would you like to accomplish with your redesign?

  4. What aspects of your community-engaged course do you expect will be particularly challenging to design and implement?

More about program eligibility, expectations, and support.

More about the facilitators and presenters for the multi-day course design experience.

List of program participants, past and present.