Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

2017 Spring Teaching Forum: Civic Concern in Teaching and Learning

Event Time 

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:00pm


Event Description 

Civic Concern in Teaching and Learning:

What is the public mission of a university education?


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Spring Teaching Forum

  • An annual campus-wide event about teaching and learning, sponsored by the CTL

  • Through our panel, keynote, and workshops we will challenge our participants to integrate civic engagement into new or existing courses

Learning Objectives

By the end of the day, all participants should be able to:

  • Describe the nature and aims of civic pedagogy, as well as its consequences

  • Provide students with ways to be civically engaged in the classroom

  • Extend civic learning beyond the classroom to institutions and communities


Keynote Speaker

  • Joe Bandy, Assistant Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching

  • Affiliated faculty in the Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University

  • Joe oversees programs dedicated to junior faculty development, service learning and community engagement, sustainability education, and issues of difference and power in teaching

Breakout Sessions and Workshops

  • We are scheduling up to 6 breakout sessions or workshops, where participants will be able to incorporate messages from the panel and keynote into tangible outcomes for their students