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Service Learning

Service Learning

The Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation

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The Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation (CTEI) is committed to the advancement of teaching and learning at the University of Texas at Tyler. Faculty Fellows involved in the Service Learning Initiative provide resources and guidance to foster the development of service learning at The University of Texas at Tyler.

Faculty Fellows in the Service Learning Initiative strive to promote service learning that engages the students, the faculty, and the community members in a mutually beneficial learning paradigm that produces a robust learning experience that prepares students to be more competitive in today's job market by providing real world experiences as part of their learning process and degree plan.

Student Perspective on Service Learning Video of Students talking about Service Learning

Faculty Perspective on Service Learning Video of faculty talking about service learning

Current Service Learning Initiatives include:

  • High quality professional development
  • One-to-one mentoring
  • Enhancing student engagement in the classroom and community environments
  • Providing online resources
    • Observation forms
    • Syllabus creation
    • Discipline-specific tools
    • Evaluation forms
  • Classroom observations
  • Effective methods of assessment
  • Team building strategies
  • Professional development
  • Training programs and awards
  • Faculty recognition
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