Posts Categorized: Programs

C2UExpo 2015 – May 26th to May 29th 2015

C2UExpo 2015 – May 26th to May 29th 2015 Citizen-Driven Policy: Strengthening Community Engagement for a Better World. First and foremost, the C2U Expo 2015 conference provides the opportunity for participants to be inspired and energized by the successes of community-campus partnerships, community based research, and community service-learning. Furthermore, the conference provides a means for… Read more »

How CSL and Learning Exchange became established in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Part memoir, part archive and part call to think more deeply about how to approach social change, www.margofryer.ca tells the story of how Community Service Learning became a strategic priority for UBC and how the Learning Exchange became established in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Margo Fryer offers reflections on topics such as community-university engagement and how it can work,… Read more »

University of Toronto offers graduate level community service-learning course

Planning for Change, a year-long course in the department of geography and program in planning at the University of Toronto is:. A service-learning course in the graduate program at the University of Toronto which opens a way for students to gain hands-on experience in the field of community development which can lead to: o   A deeper understanding of… Read more »

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 »