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Beyond the classroom!

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

Community Engaged Learning involves fostering mutually beneficial partnerships that enhance student learning, address societal concerns, and improve quality of life by co-creating partnerships that meet community needs.

UGetConnected

UGetConnected Service Learning Module

To create a course or block:

  • Be sure that you have gone to https://uwlax.galaxydigital.com/ and set up your account.
    • Log in using your single sign on for campus.
  • Email Kelsi Grubisich at kgrubisich@uwlax.edu with Course name and section numbers (if more than one section will be using course)
  • Kelsi will set up course for you and assign you as leader
  • Schedule a meeting with Kelsi to go over how to use the software.
  • Select needs that you would like to share with students
    • Email this list to Kelsi
  • Select Agencies that students are able to choose needs from
    • Email this list to Kelsi as well
  • Set up reflections in course on UGetConnected
  • Send students the link to join your course
    • Students will need to set up their account when they click on the link if they have never logged in before.
  • If you would like, Kelsi will come to your class to talk students through the process of getting set up.

To Export Student Hours/Reflections

  • Go into course, and click on hours tab
  • Click the export link and an excel document will be available with your students’ hours
  • If students’ hours need approval, you can either approve them for the student or wait until the agency approves the hours
    • If hours need to be approved by agency, reach out to Kelsi, she will get in contact with Agency Manager

Any questions about UGetConnected or the Service Learning Module, please do not hesitate to reach out to Kelsi Grubisich at kgrubisich@uwlax.edu, or by phone at 608-785-8902. 

Contact us!

Lisa Klein, Community Engagement Coordinator

lklein@uwlax.edu

608-785-8153

Visit us!

UWL Office of Community Engagement
Cleary Alumni & Friends Center, Room 104
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601