These workshops focus on theory and practice of essential topics in community engagement. They are open to all who are interested. Register for one or more workshops.
2019 Spring Schedule
Feb. 7 – Creating and Supporting Community-Engaged Courses: Logistical Challenges and Solutions
Community partner payments? Student housing? Extra reflections to read? Community-engaged courses can be difficult to plan and execute. Learn from colleagues who have creative ways to overcome those challenges. Presented by Rebecca Barthelmie, professor, mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Jamila Michener, assistant professor, government, and facilitated by Amanda Wittman, associate director, community-engaged curricula and strategy, Office of Engagement Initiatives.
- 11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m., lunch provided
- 209 Kennedy Hall
Feb. 27 – Using Community-Engaged Learning in Today’s World: Activist and Ethical Teaching
Do you want your students to be active and concerned citizens? Learn tips and practices for using community-engaged teaching to help students navigate and learn within today’s politically vibrant world. Presented by Debra Castillo, professor, comparative literature and Hispanic studies, and facilitated by Amanda Wittman, associate director, community-engaged curricula and strategy, Office of Engagement Initiatives.
Mar. 4 – Writing an Effective Broader Impact Statement: Crafting BI Identities and Partnerships
What are the key elements of a successful broader impact statement? Learn from colleagues in Office of Engagement Initiatives and Office of Sponsored Programs how to create partnerships and programs that lead to success with NSF.
Mar. 26 – Liberating Structures
This workshop is co-sponsored with the Dyson Performance Learning Lab and will be facilitated by Amanda Wittman, associate director, community-engaged curricula and strategy, Office of Engagement Initiatives.
Liberating structures are an alternative approach for designing classrooms and community spaces to really get people involved and working together. Learn how to use these techniques in your own classroom.
Apr. 10 – Public Scholarship and Community-Engaged Teaching: What’s the Connection?
Learn from colleagues who have published about their community-engaged teaching efforts and see for yourself how community-engaged teaching can support your research aims. Presenters to be announced. Facilitated by Amanda Wittman, associate director, community-engaged curricula and strategy, Office of Engagement Initiatives.
Questions about the workshops?
Contact the Office of Engagement Initiatives. We’re here to help.
Phone: (607) 254-4240