Throughout the course, students participate in structured reflection which involves integrating classroom learning with community learning experiences.
Course Design Resources Explore the most popular CBL curriculum links. See the Faculty section of the website for more resources.
Every community-based learning course includes these five elements. Click on each to learn more and access pedagogical resources.
CBL course designation criteria were co-created by faculty, staff, and community partners based upon nationally recognized best practices. Before seeking designation, please consult with the Office of Community-Based Learning. Now accepting applications for Fall 2020 courses and beyond.
If you are looking for more input from our office and want to connect with a cohort of CBL faculty and community partners, consider applying for a CBL grant to collaboratively (re)design your course to align with CBL course criteria. All instructors are eligible to apply. Stipends are available for both faculty and community partners. If you are interested in seeking funding, please consult with the Office of Community-Based Learning. Now accepting applications for funding toward Winter 2021 courses and beyond.
These standards, which all CBL courses adhere to, were co-created by faculty, staff, and community partners invested in community engaged teaching and learning.
Access assessment tools that align with these course standards.