Apply for Support
The CCC invites proposals from Smith faculty to support the revision of existing courses or the implementation of new courses to incorporate community-based learning (CBL) pedagogy. CBL pedagogy integrates community-based activities into the curriculum to both enhance learning and meet community goals. Community projects range from direct service to mutually beneficial research.
CCC staff members are available to consult with faculty about course ideas, best practices in CBL pedagogy, community partnerships and the broad possibilities for engaging the CCC's resources in their teaching. The CCC also supports development of CBL best practices, the logistics of CBL projects, and community partnership development.
The CCC has funds to support costs associated with CBL courses, including but not limited to:
- field trips
- guest speaker honoraria
- meeting costs
- materials for learning/research activities and reports
Submit applications in June for courses taught in fall semester and in November for courses taught in the spring semester, using the form below.
CCC Course Support Application (use Chrome to best access this online form)