What Does Community Based Learning Mean for Faculty?
Faculty, do you teach a course that involves students engaging with nonprofits, community organizations, or schools? Would you like to use service experiences (such as conducting an ecological survey, teaching school-age children financial literacy, or creating a nonprofit business plan) to extend student learning in your course? Read on!
The Benefits of CBL Include:
The Center for Social Concern can help. Our Communtiy-based Learning Coordinator and other staff will be happy to guide you through the process of identifying a community partner, designing a project that will meet your academic goals as well as address a community-identified need, and figuring out the logistics of getting your students engaged in the wider Baltimore community.
Our Goal for CBL:
Our goal is to increase Johns Hopkins faculty and student engagement in the surrounding community, allowing those involved to gain a richer experience from the partnership. Take a look at how other universities across the country are taking the same steps here.