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CEC Resource and Training Modules

The Community Engagement Center has developed 12 Resource and Training Modules to provide support to faculty, staff, and students on the processes involved in Service Learning, Academic Internships, and the new Curricular Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) course designation.

These Resource and Training Modules highlight the value that Service Learning, Academic Internships and Curricular Community Engaged Learning have for our students, our campus and our community.

The modules underscore CEC’s commitment to supporting experiential learning opportunities and practices that enhance student learning, are mutually beneficial, and safeguard students, faculty, community partners, and the University.

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Experiential Learning and University Imperatives

Anchor University: Experiential learning is a key high-impact practice that is at the core of Sacramento State’s Anchor University Initiative, grounded in and responsive to the surrounding communities.

Graduation Initiative: Experiential learning has been demonstrated to enhance student’s sense of engagement and belonging, leading to higher levels of degree persistence and higher levels of degree completion.

Anti-racism and Inclusion Plan. Experiential learning at its best is inclusive and equitable, both in terms of student participation and in addressing important social justice issues in our community.

Module 1 - Overview of Introduction to Modules

Module 2 - Service Learning Basics

Module 3 – Curricular Community-Engaged Learning

Module 4 – How to Get a CSLI or CCEL Course Designation

Module 5 – Community Engaged Learning Tool

Module 6 – Identify Course as Service Learning in Schedule of Classes

Module 7 – Academic Internship Basics

Module 8 – Academic Internship/Service Learning Agreement Process

Module 9 – CEC Connect Instructions for Faculty

Module 10 – Service Learning Student Guide

Module 11 – Online Time Logs for Students

Module 12 – Online Time Logs for Faculty