The Community College of Qatar has established the Center for Learning and Civic Engagement (CLCE).
The mission of the CLCE is to enhance student learning through a variety of active engagement initiatives including Learning Communities, Honors, International Studies, and Service Learning.
The role of the CLCE is to promote and sustain learning engagement, encourage collaboration among students, faculty, and the community, as well as enhance teaching and learning, leading to student excellence.
For more information about the following programs, contact Nate Schell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CLCE has created an International Studies program, which includes:
The objective of International Studies Programs is to immerse students in the languages, cultures, history, and sciences of various parts of the world. Through a scholastically challenging, professionally applicable, and personally rewarding international learning experience, students will be endowed with expertise and skills to effectively interact with local and global communities and grow into culturally perceptive citizens.The outcome will allow CCQ students to gain multicultural awareness as well be able to put their experience into a greater global and academic context.
The objective of the Honors Program is to offer a more challenging and rewarding academic experience for CCQ's most scholastically driven students.
To gain entry into the program, students must
Service Learning is a type of experiential learning that combines civic and community service with academic instruction. It creates the opportunity for academically-relevant critical and reflective thinking in the context of personal and civic responsibility.
Some examples of Service Learning implemented by CCQ faculty in their courses are
The CLCE also offers Community Service opportunities to students at large; these opportunities are not linked to courses, but allow students to engage in community projects.For more information about community service opportunities, please contact Aysha Al Hajri at email@example.com
The Community College of Qatar holds an annual International Learning and Civic Engagement Symposium. This event aims to highlight the impact of learning and civic engagement practices in higher education institutions and how these practices promote student success.
The inaugural symposium was held at CCQ's Lusail Women's Campus on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 and included presentations from special guest speakers from the American University of Cairo, Pellissippi State Community College (USA) Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, and Qatar University.
For more information about the 2016 event, see the links below.www.ccq.edu.qa