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REMINDER - Service Learning Workshop in Harrisburg on May 30

On May 30th, PACC and the PASSHE institutions are holding a workshop for faculty to develop or re-design a service-learning course. Spaces are limited for this workshop being held on 5/30, 9:15 am - 3:15 pm in Harrisburg. We ask faculty to bring a syllabus or course idea with them as a part of their workshop materials. Upon your registration, additional resources will be sent to you. Please find below details about registration, meeting place and hotel options.
Wilkes is a PACC member.

Megan Boone Valkenburg

Workshop Information
Registration (includes breaks, lunch and materials) $40 per person for PACC members; $100 for non-PACC members; register by May 20. Any questions? Contact Michele Lowrey (mlowrey@paccompact.org). Click here for registration:
https://www.elbowspace.com/servlets/cfd?xr4=&formts=2013-04-22 09:44:35.530771

Meeting Location: Holiday Inn, Harrisburg-East: 4751 Lindle Rd Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 939-7841


Hotel Accommodations:
We've made arrangements for a hotel room block at the Holiday Inn, Harrisburg-East for $89 plus tax. Call 717-939-7841 to make reservations and they can identify yourself with PA Campus Compact to get the group rate. Please note: The hotel will not have this group code into their system until Friday 4/26, so hold off on making any room reservations until 4/29.


Workshop Agenda
Faculty Service-Learning Course Development Workshop
Hosted by PACC for PASSHE and All Colleges and Universities Institutions
Holiday Inn, Harrisburg East
May 30, 9:15 am - 3:15 pm
8:45 Registration, Coffee
1. Introductions: Why are you here?
2. Defining Service-Learning and the role of reflection3. Theoretical Frameworks for Service-Learning
a. Kolb’s Learning Cycle
b. Furco’s Experiential Model
c. Continuum of Learning
4. Pedagogy Paradigm Shift: Opening the Classroom Walls
5. Principles for Designing a SL Course
6. Criteria for a SL Course
10:30-10:45 Break
1. Discipline-specific SL Course Examples
2. Designing High Impact SL Course Outcomes
3. Teams work on SL outcomes, report out
4. Questions
12:45- 2:00 pm
1. Creating Course Learning Assessments: The Art of Asking Questions
2. Teams prepare sample learning assessment questions, report out
2:00 Break
2:15-3:15 p.m.
1. The Elephant in the Room: Power in Community Partnerships
2. Preparing Students for Complex Issues
3. Questions and Next Steps




Published On: 5/14/2013
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