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Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

 

Putting Vision into Action: Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Symposium

Morning Session: 10am - 12pm
411 College of Design
Presentation and Roundtable Discussion

  • 10 - 10:15am Introduction Service Learning: Local context to Global Society
  • 10:15 - 10:45am Laura Lawson ESLARP Presentation, "Service Learning and Civic Engagement"

  • 10:45 - 11:15am Nadia Anderson, "Re:Build, Housing Case Study in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids"

  • 11:15 - 12pm Roundtable Discussion


Break: 12pm - 1:30pm

Afternoon Session: 1:30pm - 4pm
Rotating Workshops Review Spaces: 3rd and 4th Floors
    Discussion Moderators:
    Laura Lawson, Carl Rogers, and Lynn Paxson

    I. What is service learning and how can it broaden educational outcomes?
    In this session, participants will share the educational benefits of service learning and discuss various ways in which it broadens both student and community learning outcomes. Participants will generate a list of service learning outcomes.

    II. How can service learning be brought into course curriculum?
    Participants in this session will share experiences of service learning within course projects and curriculum. Using specific case studies from participants the session will discuss strategies that link service learning with course curriculum.

    III. What are the obstacles of service learning?
    Service learning is a challenging and rewarding experience for both faculty, students, and community memebers. In this session, participants will share obstacles related to service learning including specific cases froum courses taught and the challenges of linking service learning to a form of scholarship.





unity poster
Poster design by Laura Weible, Graphic Design Senior, College of Design

Laura Lawson

Laura Lawson
speaker bio

Nadia Anderson

Nadia Anderson
faculty website

Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers
faculty website

Lynn Paxson

Lynn Paxson
faculty website