The University of North Florida is partnering with Florida Campus Compact (FL/CC) and Learn and Serve America to support the integration of service-Learning into courses that focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplinary issues. There is also an interest on courses with a focus on Environmental Sustainability and Community Health issues. The STEM Service-Learning Fellows program supports faculty in the redesign and implementation of Service-Learning courses which aligns with the university’s goal of integrating Community-Based Transformational Learning (CBTL) throughout UNF’s curriculum.
Space is limited.
Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis until filled or January 13, 2012.
*The specific results of this background check are not shared with the Center for Community-Based Learning or UNF; rather we are only informed of your eligibility to receive the stipend funds.
The Center for Community-Based Learning will support STEM Fellows Program participants through the entire process, which concludes by spring of 2013. This support includes, but is not limited to:
The Office of Faculty Enhancement will support STEM Fellows Program participants through the entire redesign process as well. This support includes, but is not limited to:
The form information below is for your reference; however, only electronic applications will be accepted. Application must be completed online at: https://survey.unf.edu/survey/se.ashx?s=5A1E27D216655436
Questions regarding the application or the FL/CC STEM Fellows Program at UNF should be directed to Heather Burk in the Center for Community-Based Learning at email@example.com or 904-620-3549.
Name of College/University
Office Phone #
Day of Institute/Cell#
Stem Discipline (Please mark all that apply with an X )
Other Related Discipline
Proposed Course Title (and Course ID if known) you are planning to design/re-design
Anticipated Semester Course will be offered. (must be between Summer 2012 and Spring 2013 to be eligible for Program)
Are there any specific skills you are looking to develop during the workshop? If so, explain.
Please list any special needs for which you would like accommodation (including dietary preferences) during the February 24-25, 2012 Institute.
Apply to be an FL/CC STEM Service Learning Fellow at UNF and, if accepted, attend an orientation about the STEM Fellows Program on January 27, 2012 from 1 pm – 2:30 pm.
Complete course redesign around Community-Based Learning (particularly Service Learning).
At the completion of phase 2 faculty fellows will receive two-thirds ($1000 -total includes FICA) of their stipend as payment for their participation in the program.
*These artifacts will be scored by independent raters using the appropriate a CBTL rubric and the aggregate data will be shared with the faculty member and also used for University reporting.
At the completion of phase 3 faculty fellows will receive the final third ($500 -total includes FICA) of their stipend as payment for their participation in the program.
“This material is based upon work supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service under Learn and Serve American Grant No. 10LHSFL001. Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Corporation or the Learn and Serve America Program.”
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