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Dalhousie Pharmacy Investigates Graduate Service-Learning

Background Service-learning, “an educational methodology which combines community service with explicit academic learning objectives, preparation for community work, and deliberate reflection” (Gelmon et al 2006), is not often used in graduate education in pharmacy. Over the past decade, the College of Pharmacy at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has provided a 4-month residency program… Read more »

University of Calgary and Volunteer Calgary Web Content

From January to April 2011, the Communications Studies 463 course taught by Tania Smith at the University of Calgary partnered with Volunteer Calgary and the university’s Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) to create website content on the topic of  service-learning. This project, essentially, engaged a service-learning course to create communications about past local service-learning… Read more »

Building Community Partnerships for Service-Learning in Atlantic Canada

The St. Francis Xavier University service-learning program and the Service Learning Curriculum Consultant, Nova Scotia Community College invite your participation in a one-day networking meeting, June 3, 2011, Halifax. This meeting will bring together staff and administrators from a range of educational institutions to discuss progress and exchange ideas about best practices in partnership development…. Read more »

Biidaaban Service-Learning Symposium at Nipissing University

Celebrating Biidaaban Bidaaban Community Service-Learning Program in Perspective: “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” June 2 & 3, 2011 at Nbisiing Secondary School, Nipissing First Nation This symposium will feature research and discussion about Community Service-Learning at Nipissing University* Please visit www.nipissingu.ca/servicelearning for more information and to register. *Nipissing University is located in Ontario, with campuses in… Read more »

CACSL National Symposium at CU Expo 2011

Community Campus Partnerships: What Makes Them Work? A National Symposium Join colleagues from CACSL and the community for a day of discussion and information about community-campus collaborations as a pre-conference workshop just before Canada’s Community-University Exposition, CU Expo 2011! > What is CU Expo? “CU Expo 2011 is a Canadian-led conference designed to showcase exemplars… Read more »

February 2011 CACSL Webinar Series on Service-Learning and Your Career

Putting Community Service-Learning into action Free webinar series to help you connect your CSL experience to your career NEW — Download recordings of these webinars, presentation slides, and guides at http://www.hrcouncil.ca/CSLWebinars.cfm Mark your calendars. February is the month for you to take your Community Service-Learning experience and learn how to apply what you’ve learned to… Read more »