Loyola University Chicago

Center for Experiential Learning

Faculty Development Programs

The Center for Experiential Learning provides a number of professional development programs for faculty and staff in collaboration with Loyola’s Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy.

CEL Faculty Guide

You can download the CEL Faculty Guide‌ and contact the CEL team for consultations.

Spring 2018 Programming: The Center for Experiential Learning collaborates with FCIP to provide opportunities for faculty to share teaching and learning strategies. View opportunities and spring 2018 professional development programming here.

National Speaker: Tania Mitchell, Ph.D.

Join us for keynote presentation and workshop to discuss developing courses and curricular models rooted in principles of social justice and social transformation following the framework of a critical service learning pedagogy. Dr. Tania Mitchell is an associate professor of higher education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. Her teaching and research focuses on service-learning as a critical pedagogy to explore civic identity, social justice, student learning and development, race and racism, and community practice. Learn more and register here.

Experiential Learning Faculty Certificate Program: In collaboration with Marquette University’s Center for Teaching and Learning/Service-Learning Program, Loyola’s Center for Experiential Learning is launching a new faculty development program for Loyola’s faculty to build strategies in teaching experiential learning courses. This educational development program provides workshops focused on integrated course design, implementing experiential learning, working with community partners, and facilitating critical reflection.

Communities in Solidarity Program: The Communities in Solidarity program is funded through Plan 2020: Building a More Just, Humane, and Sustainable World, Loyola’s strategic plan 2015-2020. This program consists of NEW initiatives from the Center for Experiential Learning, focuses on immersing faculty and staff in Rogers Park and Edgewater more directly in order to create more Engaged Learning opportunities for Loyola students.

Writing Within the Jesuit Tradition WorkshopsCo-sponsored by the Center for Experiential Learning and the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy, this program is offered to provide scholar-practitioners currently doing academic research and writing an opportunity to work together to explore the resources and opportunities available to Loyola University Chicago faculty and staff.  

You can download the CEL Faculty Guide and contact the CEL team for consultations.