April 23, 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Track(s): 
Track 1: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Moderator: 
Mike Truong
Executive Director, Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology
Azusa Pacific University
Civic Engagement: Connecting the Classroom to a Commitment to Service

An important learning goal of higher ed is to graduate students who will use what they’ve learned in our classrooms to make a difference in civic life. We will share our process for understanding and improving our students’ ability to do this, including the essay prompt and rubric we developed.

Laura Massa
Director of Assessment
Loyola Marymount University
McKenzie Sweeney
Research Associate in Assessment
Loyola Marymount University
Presentation materials: 
Achieving ILO's and Student Success through Civic Learning and Engagement and Faculty Professional Development

The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Institutional Learning Objectives state students will "demonstrate excellence, integrity and engagement in ways that include respect for people and cultures.” Civic learning and engagement supported by professional development are proving to be effective vehicles for meeting this commitment to student learning and success.

Dawne Bost
Education Specialist - Professional Development, Research and Assessment
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Amy Lynn Schiffner
Associate Professor
University of Hawaii at Manoa