Engaged STEM Learning: From Promising to Pervasive Practices
Article source: http://www.aacu.org/meetings/stem/
Network for Academic Renewal Conference
March 24-26, 2011
Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), in partnership with AAC&U, announces the 2011 Network for Academic Renewal conference, Engaged STEM Learning: From Promising to Pervasive Practices. This interactive, hands-on conference will help campuses adapt, scale up, and sustain effective practices in STEM teaching and learning. The conference is designed for participants who wish to develop faculty and institutional leadership in STEM reform, broaden student participation and success in STEM fields, better assess engaged STEM learning in both the majors and general education, and connect the revitalization of STEM learning with ongoing campus work in Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP).
For more information, visit http://www.aacu.org/meetings/stem/
Stetson University to Host 2011 IMPACT National Conference
Article source: http://www.impactconference.org/
March 31 - April 3, 2011
Stetson University has been selected to host the 2011 IMPACT National Conference, focusing on service, social justice, and advocacy. The 27th Annual IMPACT Conference is expected to draw hundreds of college students, staff members, and representatives of nonprofit organizations from across the nation.
Participants find common ground across issues, ideology, geography, and philosophy of social change. Conservative, moderate, and liberal students attend, addressing issues such as hunger and homelessness, climate change, community economic development, health, and global topics. The conference includes workshops, speakers and an Opportunities Fair during which nonprofit organizations promote internships, jobs, and volunteer opportunities.
To Register for the 2011 IMPACT Conference, or for more information, visit http://www.impactconference.org/register-now/
The 14th Annual Continuums of Service Conference for Faculty and Staff
April 27-29, 2011
San Diego, CA
The 14th Annual Continuums of Service Conference is dedicated to highlighting higher education's ground-breaking response to these tumultuous times. In spite of their own economic struggles, colleges and universities are involved in addressing major issues confronting our world today--from health disparities, poverty, and illiteracy, to immigrant rights, global warming, and economic development.
Visit http://www.wacampuscompact.org/cosconference/ for complete Continuums of Service information.
22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference: The Time is Now
Article source: nslc.nylc.org/general_information/about_nslc.php
April 6-9, 2011
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Historically, this conference has emphasized service-learning in K-12.
However, presentation may be of interest to broader audiences.
The 22nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference: The Time is Now will be held April 6-9, 2011, in Atlanta, GA. This event celebrates service-learning as a force that engages students in their education, builds communities, and strengthens young people and schools.
The conference is the largest gathering of youth and educators involved in service-learning, drawing more than 2,000 attendees from across the United States and many other countries on site and more than 1,000 others online. Through three days of general sessions, interactive workshops, thought-leader spotlights, service-learning projects, and networking, the conference engages participants in education that addresses local, national, and global issues through service-learning. Come explore more than 100 exhibits and more than 200 hands-on workshops and service-learning projects.
The 2011 conference will feature thought-provoking addresses from internationally recognized education leaders, service-learning professionals, and young people.
Highlights of the 2011 conference include
7th Annual Civic Engagement Showcase
Article source: http://csl.iupui.edu/conferences.asp
April 12, 2011
IUPUI Center for Service and Learning
Join CSL and the rest of the IUPUI campus as they celebrate the civic engagement efforts of faculty, students, staff and community partners to work collaboratively to address key issues in both Central Indiana community and beyond! For more information on this event, visit http://csl.iupui.edu/conferences.asp
All CSL-sponsored events are free, and most are open to the entire campus and/or the public. All participants, however, are asked to register online in advance. They use the registration data to generate nametags and attendance sheets, as well as to ensure that they have sufficient materials, seating, and food (in the case of longer events). When you complete your registration, you will receive an immediate email confirmation. A follow-up reminder will be sent before the event occurs.
Should you need to cancel your registration, please contact them by phone (317-278-2662) or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Connecting Campuses with Community
May 16-20, 2011
This event is separated in two parts:
May 16-18: Service-Learning Institute
May 18-20: IUPUI Research Academy
Service-Learning Institute: Mon. May 16 - Wed. May 18
The Indiana Campus Compact Service-Learning Institute (SLI) is a hands-on opportunity for higher education service-learning instructors, or staff who support service-learning curriculum design. This Institute is for those who want to learn how to build or refine a service-learning course through the development of learning outcomes and quality service-learning experiences, as well as craft meaningful assignments and reflection and assessment activities. The Service Learning Institute is part of Connecting Campuses with Communities and sponsored by the IUPUI Center for Service and Learning and Indiana Campus Compact.
IUPUI Research Academy: Wed. May 18 - Fri. May 20
The IUPUI Research Academy is an interactive summer workshop to develop skills, learn about methods and literature, develop a research project, and advance research related to service-learning in higher education. IRA is sponsored by the IUPUI Center for Service and Learning and Indiana Campus Compact.
For more information on these events, visit http://csl.iupui.edu/conferences.asp
To APPLY for one or both event, please visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/G8JKF59
2011 International Institute on Partnerships
May 23-25, 2011
Portland State University
Portland State University's second International Institute on Partnerships: From Reciprocity to Collective Transformation: Achieving the Potential of Community-Campus Partnerships, will convene an international group of faculty, students, community partners, and administrators who are similarly interested in advancing the role of community-higher education partnerships in society. The Institute will focus on the bedrock work of partnerships themselves - local, national, and international. The Institute program is directed to strengthening the capacity of both community and higher education constituents for participation in transformative partnerships. The program is organized to empower attending participants to extend and enhance the foundations of higher education partnerships with contemporary understandings, research, and practices within a supportive national and international network.
Join community partners, faculty, administrators, and students interested in deepening their understandings and practices of community-higher education partnerships. Through a blend of presentations from the field, plenaries and working sessions, we will explore strategies to address persistent challenges, analyze promising practices, and examine research to advance the study of partnerships.
For more information, visit http://www.pdx.edu/cae/international-institute-partnerships
CCNCCE 2011 Annual National Conference
Hand in Hand: Service Learning and College Completion
May 25-27, 2011
DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort
The Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE) invites you to join them at their 20th annual conference, May 25-27, 2011. Share your knowledge by submitting a proposal to present on how your service-learning and civic engagement program is making a difference for our students and communities.
For complete information on this conference, please visit the conference website at http://www.mesacc.edu/other/engagement/2011Conf/SLCC_videopage/
The Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education
2nd Annual Summer Research Institute
Article source: http://www.merrimack.edu/academics/education/Pages/CommunityEngagement.aspx
June 24-26, 2011
Boston University's: School of Education (SED) Building
The 2nd Annual Summer Research Institute on the Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education - sponsored by Merrimack College's Center for an Engaged Democracy and Boston University's Center for Character and Social Responsibility - and hosted at Boston University's School of Education - will be held this year on June 24-26, 2011. The keynote speaker will be Benjamin Barber, Distinguished Senior Fellow at Dēmos, president of the international NGO CivWorld at Dēmos and the Interdependence Movement, and the Walt Whitman Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Rutgers University.
The goal for this conference is to support new and developing academic programs in community engagement; to provide a voice in the community engagement movement for the value of such academic programs; and to build a vibrant research base and academic community for scholars and practitioners committed to institutionalizing community engagement in higher education through such academic programs.
For more information about this conference or to register, please visit http://www.merrimack.edu/academics/education/Pages/CommunityEngagement.aspx
SENCER Summer Institute 2011
Article source: http://www.sencer.net/Institutes/summerinst11.cfm
July 21-25, 2011
The annual Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) Summer Institute is an opportunity for a community of educators, administrators, students, and community leaders to gather to consider how best to engage students in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics and the civic issues in which they play an integral role. The 2011 SENCER Summer Institute will be held in Indianapolis, IN and hosted by Butler University.
The 11th SENCER Summer Institute program will feature reports on mature projects by alumni of past symposia, plenary sessions for both new and returning participants, recognition for leaders in the SENCER community, and sessions that highlight new areas of work and initiatives.
For more information, visit http://www.sencer.net/Institutes/summerinst11.cfm