LT graduate student Shawn Haag has been selected during a competitive application and review process for a service-learning project facilitated by Designers for Learning
, and Angel Pazurek will be serving as a faculty sponsor for his involvement in the project. Designers for Learning is a nonprofit organization that coordinates volunteer service-learning opportunities for instructional design students who seek to gain experience creating instruction and other types of performance improvement solutions for nonprofits and other social enterprises. The outcome of this 15-week service-learning project will support the mission of Grace Centers of Hope, a faith-based outreach to homeless and disadvantaged individuals and families, and will focus on the design of instructional materials and learning activities to meet the parameters of the College and Career Readiness standards. For more information about the Designers for Learning project, you can view this webinar
recorded September 8, 2014.
Shawn is currently pursuing an M.Ed. in Learning Technologies, with specific interests in open education and learning analytics. He is also employed as an Instructional Designer and Manager in the Department of Medicine and Global Health Program at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and provides leadership for the department in the delivery of projects and processes that ensure quality and innovation in course design and implementation of global health online education offerings. In this role, Shawn also plans, guides, and evaluates new technology solutions for learning and teaching. Congratulations to Shawn on all of his accomplishments and this awesome opportunity with Designers for Learning!