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CITI - Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative. 7 Reasons Why Your Two Week Trip To Haiti Doesn’t Matter: Calling Bull on “Service Trips” Feature Image: Screengrab from the hilarious satire YouTube video by SAIH Norway I’d like to add that this is not a new idea. The problems associated with voluntourism are well known among the professionals who work in international development. I have added many links at the end of this post to inspire further reading on the subject. There have been many different articles written about the ineffectiveness of short-term voluntourism trips to developing nations, including here and here by our friends at in-Training. You know the kind of trips I’m talking about: a spring break spent painting an orphanage in Haiti as opposed to drinking all day in Panama City Beach; a 10-day excursion in exotic Peru, with the pics of Machu Picchu to prove it; or, for the overachieving do-gooders, a couple weeks spent parading around Nairobi, Kenya.

However, these types of trips often exploit the people and communities they pretend to help. I’m guilty of this myself. 1. Do you want to feel fulfilled? Instead. Faculty Service-Learning Resources - a comprehensive collection of online service-learning. Bridging Theory and Experience In this Video: Director Chris Fiorentino provides a service-learning overview. Service-Learning is an exciting, high impact approach to education. Service-Learning intentionally ties relevant community service to academic content in a given course and uses critical reflection activities to strengthen learning and developmental outcomes. Fresno State is a leader in the service-learning field, with approximately 150 service-learning course sections offered each year. Multiple research studies conducted here at Fresno State and across the country demonstrate that using high-quality service-learning approaches produces a significant improvement in students’ academic, personal and professional development.

Furthermore, research has clearly shown that faculty members and the community also benefit from the use of service-learning. Faculty Service-Learning Modules Module One: Is service-learning for you? Module Two: How do we know service-learning works? Imagining America | Artists & Scholars in Public Life. Assessment Tools - Information for Faculty - Service Learning - Civic Engagement - Division of Student Affairs. Information for Faculty Service-Learning Assessment Tools Assessment can help determine the effectiveness of a service-learning course and its impact on students and community partners. The Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement offers several assessment tools to help faculty collect usable data from service-learning courses, easily receive feedback from community partners and students, and provide feedback on faculty service-learning experiences.

All faculty teaching a service-learning course are encouraged to use the evaluation and assessment tools described below: Student Learning Outcomes - Community Service Attitudes Scale (CSAS) and Qualitative Survey The CSAS is a tool developed by service-learning practitioners and used nationally to measure student perceptions about community service. The student qualitative evaluation allows students to give written feedback on the service-learning course experience. What did students enjoy most? Center for Service Learning & Leadership — Purdue North Central. Indiana Campus Compact Service Engagement Summit Service Engagement on the 21st Century Campus Thursday, March 27 & Friday, March 28, 2014 Indianapolis Marriott North, Indianapolis, Indiana ICC will host the 4th annual Service Engagement Summit on March 27-28, 2014.

The event will take place in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Marriott North and will examine what service engagement looks like on the 21st Century Campus. This two day event will provide opportunities for college and university administrators, faculty, staff, students, and their community partners to interact with local, state and national leaders in service and higher education, an awards luncheon and ceremony, and interactive workshops.

Read more on the Events & Conference page. PNC, a Carnegie Engaged University Purdue University North Central was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its 2010 Community Engagement Elective Classification. About Us. International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement. 2000 Oral History Evaluation Guidelines | Oral History Association. The Oral History Evaluation Guidelines are provided as a record. Please see the new document “Principles for Oral History and Best Practices” for Oral History for the Oral History Association’s current guidelines, adopted in September, 2009. 2000 Oral History Evaluation Guidelines Oral History Association Pamphlet Number 3 Adopted 1989, Revised Sept. 2000 History of the Evaluation Guidelines Contents1.1 Foreword1.2 Evaluation Guidelines Committees1.3 Principles and Standards of the Oral History Association 1.3.1 Responsibility to Interviewees1.3.2 Responsibility to the Public and to the Profession:1.3.3 Responsibility for Sponsoring and Archival Institutions: 1.4 Oral History Evaluation Guidelines Program/Project Guidelines, Purposes and Objectives 1.4.1 Interview Conduct Guidelines 1.4.2 Independent/Unaffiliated Researcher Guidelines 1.4.3 Educator and Student Guidelines 1.5 Bibliography Oral History Evaluation Guidelines Over the next decade, new issues arose.

Donald A. 1988-1989 Donald A. 1. WomensStudiesasCivicEngagement2011Revised_Finalpdf-1. 2014 Gulf South Summit - Auburn University Outreach. How Students in San Jose Raised the Minimum Wage. A community college class made social justice happen on November 6. Waitress Glenda Alvarenga picks up lunch plates at a cafe in California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson In the spring of 2011, students in a sociology class at San Jose State University got together to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place. The course they were taking, Social Action, focused on theory and history while also encouraging students to “apply social change to the local community.” For Marisela Castro, a junior, the promise of action was precisely what she was looking for, and she already knew the issue she’d champion.

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Journals and Conferences on Service Learning. National Service-Learning Clearinghouse | America’s Most Comprehensive Service-Learning Resource. National & Int'l Organizations and Resources. Campus Compact. Centers for Community Engagement (from universities & colleges) THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Clinton School of Public Service | University of Arkansas Public Service School » Center on Community Philanthropy. The Clinton School Center on Community Philanthropy is pleased to announce a new externship opportunity for a Clinton School student to work with our partner, the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas. This position will allow a Clinton School student to work on the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Girls of Promise Conference, which will be held October 2-3 at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, AR. “The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas has enjoyed a long and successful history of collaboration with the Clinton School of Public Service students on their field service work, research projects, and through their volunteer efforts,” said Lynnette Watts, Executive Director of Women’s Foundation of Arkansas. ”In particular, the externship will afford a student with the skills in developing leadership and program planning.”