Advancing Civic Engagement: Utilizing a faculty learning community to examine the relationship between course-based civic engagement and students' civic and identity development

Category 2: Program Development Grant

"St. Olaf's projects seeks to strengthen, evaluate and institutionalize course-based (academic) civic engagement. This multi-faceted project will include a research component as well as a faculty learning community that will provide a structure for sustainability and institutionalization. The learning community, facilitated by staff from the Center for Experiential Learning and a faculty leader, will support eight faculty involved with the research project and will enable St. Olaf to sustain and institutionalize successful academic civic engagement initiatives beyond the life of the grant."