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Curriculum Toolkits

Resources to help faculty more easily incorporate experiential learning assignments in coursework. Includes curriculum examples and other resources.
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The Experiential Learning Commons (ELC) strives to develop and host a passionate community of learners, teachers, and researchers interested in creativity, innovation, and critical engagement with our world. We do this through specialized equipment and spaces, supported projects, and ongoing conversations.

This resonates with the "Transformative Education" pillar in Baylor's strategic plan:

At Baylor, learning is more than just what happens in the classroom. Our students’ educational experiences connect their academic and creative strengths to the surrounding world, providing experiential learning opportunities in the local community and beyond that help prepare them to become leaders who can resolve challenging problems in our state, nation, and world. (from "Illuminate Forward: Transformative Undergraduate Education")


Our Team

Service Catalogue

The ELC specifically emphasizes learning, teaching, and research opportunities in the areas of making, digital media, and academic audiovisual production.

Each of these services is led by qualified staff, focused on helping faculty bring their research and teaching ideas to life and providing transformative learning opportunities for our community.

  • Creative Media and Making instruction to support the library's Literacies Initiative, including credentialing and on-demand and prepared learning opportunities.
  • Development of creative assignments incorporating making and digital media, including selecting learning objectives, identifying competencies, developing rubrics and assessment strategies, and instructional design.
  • Orientations and workshops.
  • Project consultation, coaching, and review.
  • Audiovisual and technology equipment loans at
  • Studio spaces to enable media content creation, including video studios, audio studios, lightboard, and green screen.
  • Kaltura media platform training and support.
  • Digital fabrication and a range of shop tools for making.
  • VR/AR exploration.
  • Academic audiovisual production, including course video content, course trailers, faculty bios, and other select creative projects.

Please reach out for a tour, roadshow at your next meeting, or assistance on your next creative project! Find us online at

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702