Francisco Acoba


Associate Professor of English, Languages, Linguistics and Literature Department

Contact Information
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Courses Taught

ENG 100: Composition I (sustainability focused)
ENG 209: Business Writing (sustainability focused)


“The Arc of Assessment Leads to Student Success,” Community Colleges for Democracy (co-author)
“Assessing Sustainability,” NCSE Community College Handbook for Sustainability Education and Operations (co-author)
Student Learning for Civic Capacity: Stimulating Moral, Ethical, and Civic Engagement for Learning that Lasts website
“More than Bells without Clappers: Students Finding Voice through Civic Engagement with Big Questions,” Diversity and Democracy (lead author)
Place-based WAC/WID: Engaging Writing Students Through Geographic Place website
“Service-Learning’s Role in Achieving Institutional Outcomes: Engagement, Learning, and Achievement.” Service-Learning at the American Community College (co-author)


Service and Sustainability Learning, former Faculty Coordinator

Professional Activities

Trees for Kaimukī (community advocacy group): Social Media Coordinator
A Community Growing Trees Together (tree adoption event): Coordinator
Hawai’i Citizen Forester Program: Leader, Kaimukī and Diamond Head/Kapahulu/St. Louis

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