Program for the 2013 PDI

Tuesday, January 15th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Creating Service-Learning Action: Connecting your campus passion with community
Presenters:
Margit Hentschel
Category:
Service Learning
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
210 LSC
Description:
This session will focus on service-learning as a form of active, engaged learning & teaching. Topics will include; 1)exploring your passion to align with service-learning opportunities, 2)examples of how to connect campus & local/global community partnerships, and 3)tools on how to incorporate - or expand - a service-learning component into your existing work. This session will be facilitated as an engaged learning circle and will involve audience participation.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any participant interested in campus/community service-teaching and learning programs either as a volunteer or in curriculum development and experiential learning.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Service-learning to teach leadership in sustainable construction
Presenters:
Caroline Clevenger,Mehmet Ozbek
Category:
Service Learning
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
221 TILT Building
Description:
This presentation will present lessons-learn from multiple offerings of "Leadership of Sustainable Community Projects," a service-learning course that engages at-risk teens within the local community through completion of a hands-on construction project. The project is managed by CSU graduate students and empowers them to be leaders, stewards and mentors within the community. The presentation will discuss the challenges and opportunities embodied by such a course.
Goals and Target Audience:
Educators interested in developing a service-learning course or in integrating the concepts of service-learning into an existing course.