Program for the 2010 PDI

Friday, January 8th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Engaging Students in Service-Learning: Curricular and Co-Curricular Models at CSU
Presenters:
Clayton Hurd,Jennifer Johnson
Category:
Service Learning
Date:
Friday, January 8th 2010
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
211E LSC
Description:
Are you interested in knowing more about how "service-learning" is defined and practiced at CSU? Are you interested in facilitating a service-learning experience for your students, or just wishing you knew where to refer students seeking quality, community-based learning experiences on the curricular or co-curricular level? If so, this workshop is for you. This seminar will provide a general overview of service-learning pedagogy, including best practices, as well as discuss a range of curricular and co-curricular models and programs that currently exist on the CSU campus. We will discuss some of the resources available to CSU faculty and staff(through the Office of Service-Learning and SLiCE Office) who wish to facilitate service-learning experiences for students. We will also talk about how to encourage students to get involved in service-learning, including information about where to send them to find quality community-learning experiences on and off-campus.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1. to provide an overview of service-learning pedagogy and models, including best practices 2. to discuss various models of curricularly integrated service-learning experiences as they exist at CSU - from introductory classes to senior capstones. 3. to share information about co-curricular service-learning programs and experiences that currently exist on campus 4. To introduce resources and opportunities available to CSU faculty and staff who wish to participate in and/or develop service-learning experiences for students 5. To share information about where to refer students to find out about a full range of community service and service-learning opportunties available through CSU programs.

8:00 AM

Session Title:
You Don't Have to Do It Alone: Career Exploration Through Group Activities
Presenters:
Margaret Graham
Category:
Personal/Professional Enrichment
Date:
2010
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
3 Hours, 50 Minutes
Room:
211E LSC
Description:
Are you ready for a career shift, but you can't quite pinpoint your new direction? Come to this session to illuminate your path. We'll examine typical blocks and uncover myths about career selection through guided meditation, art activities, and discusison.
Goals and Target Audience:
Target audience: CSU staff members Goals: 1. Identify typical blocks to career discernment 2. Expose myths about career selection. 3. Experience activities and discussions that provide insight into attendees' career paths