Program: Social Responsibility Week – 8 – 12 Aug 2016
During the week of August 8 – 12, LEAP Texas will be holding a weeklong celebration of Social Responsibility. It’s a week where faculty from across the state of Texas can come together online and talk about how they are integrating Social Responsibility into teaching, learning, and assessment –
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Monday 8 August
Tuesday 9 August
What’s on: Social responsibility recipes all day with Dr Jennifer Edwards on Twitter
Description: I know, you are thinking – recipes and social responsibility? Well, this is an innovative approach focused on small (but meaningful) activities focused on how we can teach our college students how to be socially responsible. To participate and to submit an event, please click the following link – Submit a Teaching Recipe for the #LEAPTexas Recipe book on Social Responsibility
Wednesday 10 August
What’s on: Tune in to the “30 Ways to Integrate Social Responsibility in Your Fall Courses” Periscope Session at 8am CDT.
Tune in here – https://www.periscope.tv/drjtedwards/1vOGwPRyOQdJB.
Description: In this session, you will discover and contribute ways to teach and engage your students in interactive assignments addressing social responsibility! These engagement methods will include syllabus integration, teaching methods for the first-year seminar, teaching methods for capstone courses, career portfolio and resume integration, and classroom assessment of social responsibility.
Thursday 11 August
What’s on: Engage in the Lunchtime “Teaching Social Responsibility in College Courses” Twitter Chat by using the #LEAPTexas hashtag on at Noon CDT
1. At noon on the day of the chat, log into Twitter and type in #LEAPTexas (not case sensitive).
2. Wait for a question (one is tweeted out about every 8 minutes).
Ex: Q1 – Do you think it is more important to incorporate social responsibility for first-year students or senior-year students? Which assignments would be better for each group? #LEAPTexas
3. Hit “Reply” to the tweet with the question, use A for Answer, and include the hash tag. Ex: A1 – Definitely for first-year students, it is important to engage students as soon as they arrive to your campus. #LEAPTexas
Friday 12 August:
What’s on: Reflections on the week.
Description: Join us on Twitter (#LEAPTexas) as LEAP takes a look back on social responsibility week and what we learned.