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Service Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 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.

The FLC 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.

Videos

 

Faculty Name    

Course Number

Course Name

Approval Date

Azghani, Ali

BIOL 2301

Anatomy and Physiology I

11/15/2015

Donaldson, Shirl

TECH 5310

Project Management

11/15/2015

Gipson, Christy

NURS 4501.001

Community Health Nursing

11/15/2015

Hawes, Janice

NURS 4631.090

Nursing Leadership and Management

11/15/2015

Lowe, Anita

NURS 4501.090

Community Health Nursing

11/15/2015

McWhorter, Rochell

HRD 5331

Workforce Development

11/15/2015

Owens, Mark

POLS 3335

American Campaign Politics

11/15/2015

Rueter, Jessica

EDSP 5361

Overview of Transition Services for Students with Disabilities

11/15/2015

Sorenson, William

ALHS 3360

Community and Public Health

11/15/2015

Allen, Lorri                     

MCOM 4310                  

Community Journalism                                                            

2/2018                       

Camp, Kerri

MARK 4370

Special Topics Healthcare Marketing

2/2018

Camp, Kerri

MARK 5320

Advanced Marketing Fundamentals

2/2018

Jowell, Vicki

NURS 4631

Nursing Leadership and Management

2/2018

Preston, Angela

NURS 4501

Community Health Nursing

2/2018

 

Resources

How To Do Good Better (Article) by Sarah McKibben >>>

Service Learning in the Sullivan Literacy Center (Book Chapter) by Dr. Gina Doepker >>>

 

Service Learning Liasons

Dr. Rochell R. McWhorter is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Development in the Soules College of Business at The University of Texas at Tyler. She received her Ph.D. degree in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University. She has over 20 years’ experience in industry and K-12 education. Rochell has edited and authored a number of journal articles and scholarly resources on service learning in higher education. Her scholarly publications include topics such as online service learning, ePortfolios as facilitators of learning and professional branding, virtual human resource development, visual social media, scenario planning for leadership development, and virtual learning environments for real-time collaboration. She recently co-authored the paper Giving Back: Exploring Service-Learning in an Online Learning Environment. Dr. McWhorter will co-facilitate the area of service learning.

Dr. Jessica A. Rueter is an Associate Professor of Special Education at The University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Rueter received her Ph.D. from Texas Woman's University in Special Education. She has 20+ years of experience as a special education teacher, educational diagnostician, and as a university professor. Dr. Rueter has several publications to her credit and is a frequent speaker at the international, national, and state level. She is an assessment consultant to school districts in East Texas and in the Dallas Fort Worth metropolitan area and has served as an expert witness in due process hearings. Her research interests include best practices of assessment of students with disabilities and translating assessment results into evidence-based instructional practices. Dr. Rueter serves as President of the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, Past-President of the Texas Council for Exceptional Children, and a member of CEC, CEDS, TED, SSEPC, and TEDA. She has numerous courses that involve students in service learning and has experience working with service learning initiatives at Sam Houston State University.  Dr. Reuter will co-facilitate the area of service learning.  

Contacts:

Dr. Rochell McWhorter: RMcWhorter@utyler.edu

Dr. Jessica Rueter: jrueter@uttyler.edu

 

 

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