2007-08 Call for Applications for Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program

If you are a Montclair State University faculty member and are you interested in…

- Engaging students in active, collaborative, and academically rigorous experiential education activities that address issues of public concern?
- Workshops presented by national scholars and MSU faculty members on topics related to experiential education and the scholarship of teaching and learning?
- Developing methods and practices for using service-learning as a gateway to scholarship?
- A $1,500 stipend to support the integration of service-learning pedagogy into a new or existing course?
- Administrative support in orienting and monitoring your service-learning students?

If so please take this opportunity to join a community of 30 engaged service-learning faculty fellows who are committed to experiential education, community-based research, and social change. For over ten years the service-learning program has been supporting faculty in their efforts to use service-learning to invigorate their teaching by involving students in demanding and active service-learning experiences that challenge students to take ownership of their learning and develop the knowledge, skills and habits of citizenship.

Applications must be received by May 24th, 2007 and Faculty Fellows will be notified of selection by May 30th. Applications can be printed from the following attachments, or can be obtained from the Center for Career Services and Community-based Learning. For more information, or to submit an application, please contact Bryan Murdock, or call 973-655-6831.

The first 2007 Faculty Fellows workshop will be held on Thursday, June 7, and Friday, June 8, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. And will feature Dr. Patti Clayton, Coordinator of the NC State University Service-Learning Program and Campus Compact Scholar.

The Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program is an initiative of the Center for Career Services and Community-based Learning that seeks to develop a cadre of faculty who will integrate the philosophy, pedagogy, and process of service-learning into all aspects of their professional life including teaching, research, and service.