Designing a Course
Consult with the Morgridge Center for Public Service
Our faculty and academic staff are available to meet one-on-one with faculty/ instructional staff to assist in the design, development and implementation of community-based learning courses.
Contact: Beth Tryon, Assistant Director, Community-Engaged Scholarship at 608-890-3334 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Undergraduate interns are assigned to a special faculty/instructional staff member for at least one semester to assist in planning and implementation of a community-based learning course.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service provides grants up to $5,000 to assist faculty/instructional staff in the development and implementation of a new CBL course or to add a CBL component to an existing course.
Sample Syllabi & Other Resources
Click here to find sample community-based learning syllabi from Campus Compact.
Finding Community Partners
This local database lists over 300 local non-profit organizations and associated volunteer opportunities.
Community Shares of Wisconsin lists 52 member agencies dedicated to social, economic and environmental issues and is a great resource for finding a community partner.
The WIE is an interactive database designed to help community groups and UW-Madison faculty and staff find collaborative community-based learning and research projects.
Our staff can provide assistance identifying local organizations that may meet your particular needs.
The Transportation Options program is run by the Morgridge Center for Public Service and provides community-based learning students with cab rides to eligible sites at no cost to the student.
Every student has access to a free bus pass through the Associated Students of Madison. Please investigate bus opportunities before inquiring about cab options.