Dr. Elizabeth Goodhue, Associate Director for Engaged Teaching at the UCLA Center for Community Learning, will facilitate a discussion about the role of community-engaged teaching and research in professional development for graduate students. Dr. Goodhue launched a new 495 course on community-engaged pedagogy and public scholarship in Winter 2017, which formed the basis for an article that appeared in the Fall 2017 of the
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
. This article (accessible at the link below) employs the emerging theoretical framework of values-engaged assessment to examine the 495 course, and incorporates reflections from five graduate students who participated in the Winter 2017 seminar. Public Health PhD student Sarah Roth will join Dr. Goodhue to facilitate a dialogue with CEILS journal club attendees about how cultivating professional development among graduate students creates new opportunities to reimagine what it means – and what it takes – for research universities to serve the public good in the twenty-first century.
If possible, attendees are encouraged to review the article and the 495 syllabus before the journal club meeting—but all are welcome to attend. The meeting will open with a brief overview of the course and key points and recommendations from the article.