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Wednesday, July 18
 

8:30am CDT

Conceptualizing your Research Question and Planning your Study Design
Modeled after the IUPUI Research Academy, this highly interactive session provides resources and tools for conceptualizing, refining, and implementing a research study on service-learning and community engagement. Participants bring a draft research question, participate in Faculty Learning Communities, gather input on theoretical frameworks and methodology, and refine the question and approach through structured feedback.

Lead Author
Speakers
avatar for Patti H Clayton

Patti H Clayton

Practitioner-Scholar & Consultant, PHC Ventures; IUPUI; UNCG; K-State; UAA
avatar for Patrick Green

Patrick Green

Executive Director, Experiential Learning, Loyola University Chicago
Patrick M. Green is the Executive Director (founding director) of the Center for Experiential Learning at Loyola University Chicago and a clinical instructor of experiential learning. Green received his doctorate in education from Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL), and his research... Read More →
avatar for Dan Richard

Dan Richard

Director, Faculty Enhancement, University of North Florida
Dan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of North Florida and Director of the Office of Faculty Enhancement. His interests include lay-epistemology, research methodology, data science, terrorism, transformational learning, and community engagement.


Wednesday July 18, 2018 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
St. Jerome

8:30am CDT

Emerging Theory, Research and Practice of Environmental Service-Learning: the Intersection of Environmental Education and Service-Learning
Explore theory, research, and practices in K-16 environmental service-learning (ES-L), an evolving area of interest that draws from the service-learning and environmental education fields.  Analyze and describe ES-L programs and projects according to type, objectives, pedagogical features, and extent.  Expand and extend ES-L experiences for greater outcomes and impacts.

Lead Author
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Steven M. Braun

Environmental Education Research and Implementation Support Experts

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Thomas Marcinkowski

Florida Institute of Technology


Wednesday July 18, 2018 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
Frontenac

8:30am CDT

Honoring the Knowers to Transform the Doers (Practice? Structures? Systems?): Fostering Epistemic Justice in Higher Education Community Engagement
Participants will gather as a learning community to explore the application of Miranda Fricker’s (2007) philosophical framework of epistemic justice/injustice to community-engaged scholarship and practice for the purpose of advancing diversity, democratic participation, and social change. Participants will complete readings and contribute to a discussion board prior to the session.

Lead Author
avatar for Star Plaxton-Moore

Star Plaxton-Moore

Director of Community-Engaged Learning, University of San Francisco
Star specializes in working with faculty to integrate community-engaged pedagogy into their courses, and plays a critical role in shaping institutional discourse, practices, and policies related to community-engaged program design and assessment, community partnerships, and faculty... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for John Loggins

John Loggins

Director of Community Engaged Learning, University of San Diego
John Loggins the Director of Community Engaged Learning in the Karen and Tom Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness and Social Action at the University of San Diego. John works collaboratively as part of a team responsible for ensuring that USD is a global and national leader as... Read More →
avatar for Chris Nayve

Chris Nayve

Senior Research Associate, University of San Diego
avatar for John Saltmarsh

John Saltmarsh

Professor of Higher Education, Department of Leadership in Education, College of Education and Human Development, University of Massachusetts, Boston


Wednesday July 18, 2018 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
TBD

8:30am CDT

Practitioner-Scholar Forum
The International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is excited to offer the Practitioner Scholar Forum again this year! Held annually, the Practitioner-Scholars Forum (PSF) offers a dialogue and development space for community engagement professionals who see IARSLCE as a critical venue through which practitioners activate their scholarship and scholarly identities. This year, the PSF will be held as an Embedded Institute, generously supported by Loyola University-Chicago and the University of New Mexico. The 2018 PSF session’s theme is “Engaged Scholarship in Practice: Mapping Your Practitioner-Scholar Identity.”

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Green

Patrick Green

Executive Director, Experiential Learning, Loyola University Chicago
Patrick M. Green is the Executive Director (founding director) of the Center for Experiential Learning at Loyola University Chicago and a clinical instructor of experiential learning. Green received his doctorate in education from Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL), and his research... Read More →
avatar for Monica Kowal

Monica Kowal

Associate Dean, Community Engaged Learning & Research, Univerity of New Mexico
Associate Dean, Community Engaged Learning & Research, University of New Mexico Strategic Planner for Community Engagement, Office of the Provost, University of New Mexico Associate Editor, Journal of Experiential Education Vice Chair, International Association for Research on... Read More →
avatar for Marisol Morales

Marisol Morales

Vice President for Network Leadership, Campus Compact
Marisol Morales serves as the Vice President for Network Leadership for Campus Compact. In this role Morales provides guidance, inspiration, and practical support to network staff across the country, helping state and regional directors achieve local goals while advancing shared network... Read More →


Wednesday July 18, 2018 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
Orleans

8:30am CDT

The SLQAT Training Pre-conference: Using a New, Research-Based Tool to Assess the Quality of Planning and Implementation of Service-Learning Courses
This interactive training session prepares participants to use the new Service-Learning Quality Assessment Tool (SLQAT), rating 28 key elements of service-learning courses. Participants will learn about its development, scoring, and use for research and course development, with hands-on opportunities to rate courses and plan for use on their own campus

Lead Author
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Andrew Furco

Associate Vice President/Professor, University of Minnesota
1. Senior leadership and administrative issues regarding the advancement of community and civic engagement in higher education. 2. The latest research findings on the impacts of community engagement on students, faculty, institutions, and communities.

Speakers
avatar for Laurel Hirt

Laurel Hirt

Director, Center for Community-Engaged Learning, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
avatar for Isabel Lopez

Isabel Lopez

na, University of Minnesota
I'm a doctoral candidate in the Educational Psychology program at the University of Minnesota. My areas of study include community-engagement, and achievement motivation in higher education.
avatar for Paul Matthews

Paul Matthews

Associate Director, Office of Service-Learning, University of Georgia
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Anthony Schulzetenberg

University of Minnesota
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Shannon O'Brien Wilder

University of Georgia


Wednesday July 18, 2018 8:30am - 11:30am CDT
Maurepas

12:00pm CDT

PLENARY SESSION: Keynote Luncheon
Speakers

Wednesday July 18, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Ile de France Ballroom

2:15pm CDT

"Co-inquiry into Co-inquiry" Clayton & Colleagues (2018 IARSLCE Recognition of Exemplary Contributions through Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement: Distinguished Career)
Quotes from two of us catalyze this session: (a) “It takes a village, a community to write an article, conduct research, prepare for workshops.” and (b) “Co-creating? That shit’s hard, man!” It does, it is, and we believe that together we can learn more about what is involved, leverage the challenges creatively, and get better and better at doing and being “co-.” In this conversational circle we will examine why’s and how’s, share resources, generate questions, and launch new collaborations.


Speakers
avatar for Patti H Clayton

Patti H Clayton

Practitioner-Scholar & Consultant, PHC Ventures; IUPUI; UNCG; K-State; UAA


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Rosalie

2:15pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

How Place Matters: Exploring Double Consciousness in a Racialized City
This panel presents three papers researching place identities of resident-students attending college in a distressed, racialized city. They examine how the substitution of racial discrimination with spatial segregation has implications for conducting engaged research in distressed cities, experiences of undergraduates, and centering graduate students’ experiences on shared work with faculty.

Lead Author
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Henry Cunningham

Director of Community Engagement, University of Louisville

Speakers
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Kathryn Cruz

Rutgers University Camden
avatar for Michael D'Italia

Michael D'Italia

Program Coordinator, Rutgers University–Camden, Office of Civic Engagement
Michael D'Italia is the program coordinator for engaged civic learning for the Office of Civic Engagement at Rutgers University-Camden. In this role, he works with Rutgers faculty and local community and nonprofit organizations to design, facilitate, and assess courses where students... Read More →
avatar for Tom Dahan

Tom Dahan

Research Analyst, Rutgers University Camden
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Brian J Hammell

Rutgers University Camden
avatar for Anetha A Perry

Anetha A Perry

Graduate, Ph.D. Student, Rutgers University Camden
Anetha Ann Perry (affectionately also known as “Sis. Perry”), was raised in Camden, NJ, which is known as a poverty stricken, high crime and poorly educated population. She is currently a full-time, 3rd year Ph.D. graduate assistant at Rutgers University - Camden, Department... Read More →


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Orleans

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Community Engaged Faculty: Incorporating Community Engagement in Faculty Reward Policies Across a University: Similarities and Variation Across Units
This study examines how the University of North Carolina at Greensboro revised and aligned its promotion, tenure, and reappointment policies to incorporate community engagement across faculty roles. This examination has implications for higher education, as it highlights some best practices for becoming a community engaged institution.

Lead Author
avatar for John Saltmarsh

John Saltmarsh

Professor of Higher Education, Department of Leadership in Education, College of Education and Human Development, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Speakers
avatar for Emily Janke

Emily Janke

Director, ICEE, UNC Greensboro
institutionalizing community engagement tracking and measuring community engagement across an institution or system recognizing community engagement in promotion and tenure community-university partnerships
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Isabelle Jenkins

Associate Director, Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning, College of the Holy Cross
Called to Lead: JUHAN’s Role in Global Humanitarian Action/Student Conferences as a Way to Promote Collective ActionJulie Mughal, Associate Director, Humanitarian Action, Center for Social Impact, Fairfield UniversityIsabelle Jenkins, Associate Director, Donelan Office of Community-Based... Read More →
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Melissa Quan

Fairfield University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Maurepas

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Community Engaged Faculty: Using the Community-Engaged Faculty Typology to Develop Resilient Networks
Integrating literature on living systems, networks, and faculty approaches to community engagement, this session presents new research that expands the Community-Engaged Faculty Typology by examining faculty perspectives from different institutional types (community colleges, HSI, religious, land-grant, private), regions, and disciplines. These findings are then situated within a broader context.

Lead Author
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Emily Morrison

George Washington University

Speakers
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Wendy Wagner

George Washington University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Maurepas

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Partnerships and Reciprocity: Centering Community Knowledge and Accountability Through Joint Advisory Boards
This presentation explores joint advisory boards: committees of people directly impacted by an engagement program from multiple positionalities who guide program development. Using an interactive reading of a dialogue from a board that has been operating for ten years, this presentation theorizes and offers best practices for joint advisory boards.


Lead Author
avatar for Rachael W. Shah

Rachael W. Shah

Assistant Professor of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Conde

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Partnerships and Reciprocity: Utilizing a Model of Social Change and Mixed Methods to Examine Equitable, Inclusive, and Reciprocal Relationships Across Diverse Community Partnerships
Developing equitable, inclusive and reciprocal community partnerships is challenging. This study examined a diverse set of community partners and faculty using mixed methods and a model of change as a theoretical framework (Guerrieri & Sgoutas-Emch, 2016). Results highlight where partnerships thrive and where there is need for improvement.

Lead Author
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Sandra Sgoutas-Emch

Director, University of San Diego

Speakers
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Kevin Guerrieri

kevin2@sandiego.edu
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Kimberly Heinle

Bayside Community Center


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Conde

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on SLCE and "Soft" Skill Development: Impact of International Service-Learning on University Students’ Global Citizenship and Intercultural Effectiveness Development
This paper examines the impact of international service-learning on university students’ global citizenship and intercultural effectiveness. A mixed-method study shows wide variations between subjects. In general, students’ intercultural effectiveness and global competence improved, but not their social responsibility or global civic engagement. We discuss reasons, limitations and implications for practice.

Lead Author
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Stephen C.F. Chan

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speakers
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K am-Por Kwan

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Grace Ngai

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Jessie Ho-Yin Yau

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Frontenac

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on SLCE and "Soft" Skill Development: Moral Emotions: An Essential Component of Citizen's Service-Learning Actions
The psychometric properties of an instrument designed to evaluate moral emotions, considered as a necessary component of service-learning actions, are reported here. The validation of this instrument is the first step towards the construction of a battery for the evaluation of citizenship competences of university students in Mexico.

Lead Author
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Benilde Garcia Cabrero

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Speakers

Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Frontenac

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on SLCE in Ecuador: An Innovative Framework for Deepening Reciprocity and Sustaining Academic-International Service-Learning Partnerships
Research used community-based participatory research and the SOFAR theoretical model to investigate partnership longevity and impact of training to build capacity. The partnership comprised a physical therapy service-learning program and an orphanage in Ecuador. Data included 6 interviews and 16 surveys administered to Ecuadorian staff. More training was identified for building capacity .

Lead Author
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Lorna Hayward

Northeastern University

Speakers
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Sonu Gandhi

Northeastern University
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Julia Hayward

Northeastern University
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Samara Per

Northeastern University
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Jennifer Schneider

Hogar Para Sus Ninos


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
St. Jerome

2:15pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on SLCE in Ecuador: Community Cartography in Health & Development Communication: An Asset-Based Mapping Approach in Four Communities in Rural Ecuador
Maps for development communication often privilege the global north and authorize (neo)colonialism. We believe that alternative cartography is possible. This paper examines community mapping performed as part of a service-learning initiative that incorporates asset-based community development. We articulate how maps use and challenge assumptions of colonial and imperial science.

Lead Author
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Benjamin R Bates

Ohio University

Speakers
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Mario J Grijalva

grijalva@ohio.edu
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Diana L Marvel

Teasdale-Corti Foundation, Montreal
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Claudia Nieto Sanchez

Ohio University & Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
St. Jerome

2:15pm CDT

Career Ready? Direct Teaching of Professional Competencies Through a Service-Learning Framework
Recent community partner data suggests that service-learning students lack professional competencies necessary for the workplace. This discussion will focus on strategies for direct instruction of professional skills within a service-learning framework, a pilot SoTL study on service-learning students' professional skill development, and future directions for research.

Lead Author
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Geraldine M. Lotze

Virginia Commonwealth University

Speakers
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Amanda F. Hall

Virginia Commonwealth University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Bacchus

2:15pm CDT

Faith, Justice and Engaged Scholarship in Catholic Higher Education: An Intersectional Conversation
his roundtable will gather scholar-practitioners from several Catholic institutions to discuss Catholic identity - and its intersection with other social identities - as both a challenge to, and an impetus for, addressing social issues through the practice of engaged scholarship.

Lead Author
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Anthony Vinciguerra

Director, Center for Justice and Peace, St. Thomas University

Speakers
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Michelle Sterk Barrett

Director, Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning, College of the Holy Cross
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Courtney Anne Berrien

Barry University
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Jay Brandenberger

Associate Director, Center for Social Concerns, Center for Social Concerns
I help to coordinate the Catholic Social Teaching Learning and Research Initiative, a collaboration among 12 Catholic colleges and universities to examine how CST is learned and lived. See:  https://sites.nd.edu/cstresearch/A psychologist by training, I am interested in how individuals... Read More →
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Stefano Montano

Boston College
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Nathaniel Samuel

St. Thomas University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Endymion

2:15pm CDT

Just the beginning: Origins of Service-Learning Are Founded on Justice
The term service-learning was founded on principles of social justice. In this discussion with some of the pioneers and younger members of the service-learning community we examine what it means to do high quality service-learning practice in a social justice context.

Lead Author
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Robert D Shumer

University of Minnesota; Metropolitan State University

Speakers
avatar for Susan C. Harris

Susan C. Harris

Executive Director, USC Joint Educational Project
avatar for Chris Nayve

Chris Nayve

Senior Research Associate, University of San Diego


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Shangri-La

2:15pm CDT

Towards a Pedagogy of Accessible Space in Community Engagement: Examining Love, Crisis, and Inequity Through Artistic Expression
This roundtable explores the role(s) of space, place, and identity in community-engaged scholarship: 1) What are spaces in which communities can exchange, generate, and share knowledge/love/art? 2) How does varied access to these spaces reveal structures of power and privilege? The discussion incorporates dialogue and arts-based pedagogies.

Lead Author
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Emily Marie Passos Duffy

Naropa University

Speakers
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Kari Grain

The University of British Columbia


Wednesday July 18, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
Orpheus

3:45pm CDT

Bayou Chat #1
Come join a small group of senior IARSLCE scholars for an open, informal forum for junior scholars and graduate students.  Bring your questions, interests and pursuits to this unique gathering.


Speakers
avatar for Patti H Clayton

Patti H Clayton

Practitioner-Scholar & Consultant, PHC Ventures; IUPUI; UNCG; K-State; UAA
avatar for John Saltmarsh

John Saltmarsh

Professor of Higher Education, Department of Leadership in Education, College of Education and Human Development, University of Massachusetts, Boston
RD

Robert D Shumer

University of Minnesota; Metropolitan State University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Alcove Between Maurepas and Orleans

3:45pm CDT

“Just Talk?: The Role of Civil Discourse, Dialogue, and Deliberation in an Age of Democratic Decline.”
Efforts to cultivate informed public discourse have flourished on campuses across the United States and beyond. Yet, in a time of democratic crises, what is the role of higher education to facilitate or encourage civil discourse? What is the relationship between action—based on inclusivity and justice—with civic talk?

Speakers
avatar for Timothy J. Shaffer

Timothy J. Shaffer

Assistant Professor, Kansas State University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Rex

3:45pm CDT

Demystifying the Dissertation/Thesis Process
Hosted by the IARSLCE Graduate Student Network, this session is open to all conference attendees; however, it will focus on providing an opportunity for graduate students to workshop dissertation/thesis ideas and to network with others with similar research interests and methodological orientations, including non-traditional methods. Graduate student attendees at all stages of the dissertation/thesis process will have the opportunity to inquire about methodology, ask questions and dialogue about challenges, and/or discuss how to approach challenges. Graduate student attendees will receive feedback from other graduate students, as well as a panel of recent graduates and established scholars.


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Rosalie

3:45pm CDT

Exploring Faculty Development: Scholar-Practitioner Inquiry into Facilitating Social Justice Education
From a practitioner-scholar inquiry stance, this panel presents an exploratory study of practice: How do you facilitate social justice education for faculty through faculty development programs? This panel of service-learning professionals will discuss different approaches to faculty development programs around social justice through a case study approach.

Speakers
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Kimberly Jensen Bohat

Marquette University
avatar for Leah Sweetman

Leah Sweetman

Assistant Director, Center for Service and Community Engagement, Saint Louis University
Research and Teaching Interests: Integrative learning, inclusion, civic learning


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Maurepas

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Global SLCE and Faculty Development: Brokenness and the Privileged Body: Exposing Global Engagement Concepts Through a Fieldwork Emergency
This presentation explores how the brokenness of a privileged body might inform service-learning and community-based research. Using themed bricolage data from a severe accident that I experienced in 2017 during my fieldwork in Uganda, I analyze inequitable power structures, love, and generative chaos in global engagement work.

Lead Author
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Kari Grain

The University of British Columbia

Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Orleans

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Inter/Transdisciplinary Graduate-Level Service-Learning: Integration of Community Service Learning into a Master Program: The Benefits Gained and the Challenges Faced
In this study we show the pathways, which are used to prepare students for inclusive service-learning in local communities. We conclude that community service-learning is highly beneficial if we want to prepare students for more transdisciplinary research, but also provides additional challenges at cognitive, intra and interpersonal level of students.

Lead Author
avatar for Marjolein Zweekhorst

Marjolein Zweekhorst

Vrije Universiteit

Speakers
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Dirk Essink

Vrije Universiteit


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Conde

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Inter/Transdisciplinary Graduate-Level Service-Learning: Nursing Students as Health Educators
Health education for adolescents is needed in communities that have historically lacked such education. This research design acknowledges how education, nursing, and social work can work together to address the needs of young people. To minimize cost and build partnerships, this project aims to train nursing students as health educators.

Lead Author
avatar for Randi Beth Singer

Randi Beth Singer

Assistant Professor, DePaul University
Randi Singer, PhD, APRN is a licensed Advanced practice nurse, educator and researcher with 14 years of experience. With a background in social justice and equity education, Singer’s expertise in health curriculum design and implementation has supported content for modules on nutrition... Read More →

Speakers
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Julia Gelbort

DePaul University
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Sara Omary

DePaul University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Conde

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Race and Privilege: A Phenomenological Approach to Understanding Minority Student Engagement With The University Through Service-Learning Courses
This study examined the experiences of minority students who participated in service-learning activities at Northern Kentucky University. Five identified themes include: minority experience at a predominantly white institution, the impact of other significant courses, networking, retention, and ideas for scheduling, advertising, and recruiting minority students (in service-learning courses).

Lead Author
avatar for Jennifer L Withrow

Jennifer L Withrow

Ivy Tech Community College
Jennifer Withrow, Ed.D, MSW is the current program chair/assistant professor for the Ivy Tech Community College Human Services program located on the Lawrenceburg Campus. Starting in August 2018, Dr. Withrow will be the program chair for the Department of Sociology and Social Work... Read More →

Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Frontenac

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Race and Privilege: Perceptions of Race and Privilege: Service-Learning in the Mississippi Delta
Service-learning students have varied levels of understanding about issue of race and privilege. Service-learning experiences can enhance understanding and appreciation of diversity, or they can reinforce stereotypes. This research examines how students process issues of race and privilege through service-learning in the Mississippi Delta, and provides recommendations for practice.

Lead Author
avatar for Laura Antonow

Laura Antonow

Director of College Programs, University of Mississippi

Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Frontenac

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Student Outcomes: Impact of Compulsory Community Service on Early Work Readiness
This study explored the impact of compulsory community service on early work readiness in an undergraduate sample. Through pre-and post-test surveys and interviews, researchers considered the benefits and limitations of compulsory service. Findings will highlight similarities and differences between students who participated in compulsory service compared to a control group.

Lead Author
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Lori Gardinier

Northeastern University

Speakers
avatar for Maria Lopez

Maria Lopez

Northeastern
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Emily Mann

Teaching Professor, Northeastern University


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
St. Jerome

3:45pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Student Outcomes: Impact of Initial Freshman Service Exposure with Diverse Populations in Title I Schools
The impact of a first service experience in Title I schools for 250 freshmen was examined. The heroism-themed intervention was rated positively by 90% of the participants. Pre-post improvements in Community Service Self-Efficacy and sense of productivity/achievement were documented but the single-day service was not sufficient to boost overall well-being.

Speakers
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Lori Fernald

The Citadel
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Conway F Saylor

The Citadel


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
St. Jerome

3:45pm CDT

Assessment with Rubrics - Moving Away from Reliance on Surveys
Discussion of the use of rubrics for assessments, including the pros and cons compared to survey based assessments. We will focus on Rice University's Center for Civic Leadership current revamp of assessment embracing a greater use of rubrics and reduced reliance on surveys. Then open discussion to identify best practices.

Lead Author
avatar for Alan Steinberg

Alan Steinberg

Associate Director, Center for Civic Leadership at Rice University
Alan Steinberg is an Associate Director of Houston Programs and Partnerships at Rice University's Center for Civic Leadership (CCL). He leads the Houston Action Research Teams (HART) program where interdisciplinary groups of Rice University undergraduates work on evidence based research... Read More →

Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Babylon

3:45pm CDT

Doing More with Less: Unfunded Mandates in Higher Education Community Engagement
An “unfunded mandate” is a requirement made by the Federal government that state/local governments are expected to fulfill without accompanying Federal funding allocations. In this topical roundtable discussion, we will engage in conversation about how the concept of unfunded mandates can be applied in higher education community engagement.

Lead Author
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Andrew J. Pearl

University of North Georgia

Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Bacchus

3:45pm CDT

The Intersection for Service-Learning for Art Teacher Education: Enriching Community, Exploring Cultures, and Teaching Art
Highlighting pre-service art teachers’ teaching experiences at a community school, this research examines how to engage college students with service-learning and to expand their understanding of cultural diversity through community-based projects. The presentation will shed new light on how we can incorporate service-learning into visual art teacher education.

Lead Author
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Borim Song

East Carolina university, College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Art and Design

Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Orpheus

3:45pm CDT

“If it had not been for…” Faculty Identity in Service Learning and Community Engagement Experiences
Although researchers know much about the learning process of students engaged in service-learning, we know less about the learning process of service-learning faculty. This roundtable discussion, using evidence from two universities, will question the role of faculty identity and commitment to pursuing and sustaining SLCE as a teaching practice.

Lead Author
avatar for Dan Richard

Dan Richard

Director, Faculty Enhancement, University of North Florida
Dan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of North Florida and Director of the Office of Faculty Enhancement. His interests include lay-epistemology, research methodology, data science, terrorism, transformational learning, and community engagement.

Speakers
avatar for Becca Berkey

Becca Berkey

Director of Service-Learning, Northeastern University
Becca began at Northeastern’s Center of Community Service in February 2013, and is now the Director of Service-Learning. Previously, Becca served as the Coordinator of Experiential Education in the Center for Engagement, Learning, and Teaching at Keene State. She has also served... Read More →
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Heather Burk

University of North Florida


Wednesday July 18, 2018 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Endymion

6:00pm CDT

Network and Nosh on the River
Conference attendees are invited to sample New Orleans cuisine at Tulane’s newest riverfront campus, which is devoted to the study and preservation of Louisiana's waterways and coast. The Tulane River and Coastal Center fosters applied research and community engagement on coastal concerns as well as incubate innovation within the emerging environmental and energy sectors. The ByWater Institute conducts and facilitates research, education, and outreach through cross-disciplinary partnerships and collaborations. The ByWater Institute works with organizations across and the world to deliver engaged scholarship on energy, environment, and resilience.

Wednesday July 18, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
Tulane River and Coastal Center Shuttles will be provided from the JW Marriott
 
Thursday, July 19
 

8:00am CDT

9:30am CDT

Book Discussion: “Service-Learning Through Community Engagement: What Community Partners and Members Gain, Lose, and Learn from Campus Collaborations.”


This panel will discuss the book “Service-Learning Through Community Engagement.” The book’s co-authors will provide a platform for discussion and debate around the role of universities as community partners, while deconstructing the notion of effective community engagement and impact through the use of recent research and case examples.


Lead Author
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Lori Gardinier

Northeastern University

Speakers
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Sarah Faude

Northeastern University
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Emily Mann

Teaching Professor, Northeastern University
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Rebecca Riccio

Director, Northeastern University
Rebecca Riccio is the founding Director of The Social Impact Lab at Northeastern University, an innovation hub that bridges sectors, disciplines, and generations to facilitate knowledge building in the social impact arena. The Social Impact Lab houses several programs that Rebecca... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Maurepas

9:30am CDT

Exploring Practical Wisdom from Veteran SLCE Researchers: Critique, Refinements, Implications
Participants will engage with lessons learned and recommendations compiled by former recipients of IARSLCE Early Career and Distinguished Career recognitions, working with a multi-perspective set of panelists (graduate student, faculty members, community engagement professionals, higher education organization representatives) to co-generate critique and implications for all of us as practitioner-scholars.

Lead Author
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Patti H Clayton

Practitioner-Scholar & Consultant, PHC Ventures; IUPUI; UNCG; K-State; UAA

Speakers
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Leslie Garvin

Executive Director, North Carolina Campus Compact
SD

Stacey D. Muse

University of Nevada, Reno
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Katrina Norvell

Roger Williams University
DS

Deanna Shoemaker

Monmouth University
SS

Stephanie Stokamer

Pacific University


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Orleans

9:30am CDT

Publishing Research in IJRSLCE
Speakers
LG

Lane Graves Perry

Western Carolina University
avatar for Dan Richard

Dan Richard

Director, Faculty Enhancement, University of North Florida
Dan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of North Florida and Director of the Office of Faculty Enhancement. His interests include lay-epistemology, research methodology, data science, terrorism, transformational learning, and community engagement.


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
St. Jerome

9:30am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Graduate-Level Service-Learning: Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes in a Graduate Level Service-Learning Course
This qualitative case study explores the experiences and outcomes of implementing a service-learning component in a graduate level course, from the perspectives of faculty and students. A special focus of this study is the investigation of factors that enhanced student learning outcomes that took place over a three year period.


Lead Author
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Heidi Whitford

Barry University

Speakers
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Raul R. Machuca

Associate Professor, Barry University
KM

Katsiaryna Matusevich

Barry University


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Rosalie

9:30am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Graduate-Level Service-Learning: “A Truly Inspiring Notion:” A Case-Study of Project-Based Graduate Service-Learning
There exists a need to prepare graduate students for careers not only within, but also outside academia. The positive impact of undergraduate service-learning is known, however less research exists about comparable experiences of graduate students. This study examines graduate level service-learning experiences for students and community partners.

Lead Author
LM

Laurie Marks

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Rosalie

9:30am CDT

What Learning in the Community Means for Kenyan University Students: A Hermeneutic Inquiry
This paper reports on a hermeneutic study exploring the meaning of community-based learning (CBL) to Kenyan university students. Through in-depth research conversations six students shared their experiences of CBL, highlighting the continuing power of cultural and historical context. Findings delve into distinctive aspects of CBL unique to the Kenyan context.

Lead Author
CA

Charlene A. VanLeeuwen

University of Prince Edward Island

Speakers
LG

Linyuan Guo-Brennan

University of Prince Edward Island
LE

Lori E. Weeks

Dalhousie University


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Conde/Frontenac

9:30am CDT

A (Re)view of Service-Learning Courses' Community Impacts: Metrics and Methods from Academic, Governmental and Non-Profit Sectors. 
In this presentation we review metrics and methods developed by academic, governmental and non-profit sectors to assess and demonstrate the community impact of service learning courses. We discuss the knowledge and perspectives privileged by these various metrics and methods, and their limitations and opportunities for developing reciprocal community-university partnerships.

Lead Author
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Isabelle Kim

University of Toronto

Speakers
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David J. Roberts

University of Toronto


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Shangri-La

9:30am CDT

Community Partners' Perspective of Service-Learning in Ecuador
This phenomenological qualitative study done in Ecuador portrays community partners’ perspectives about service-learning. Data from twenty interviews suggests that community partners have positive views based on their experiences. Findings provide important insights about elements required for successful partnerships between community organizations and educational institutions within the Latin American context.

Lead Author
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Nascira Ramia

Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Speakers
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Karla Diaz

Universidad San Francisco de Quito
MA

Maria Avelina Lopez

Universidad San Francisco de Quito
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Andrea Revelo

Universidad San Francisco de Quito


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Endymion

9:30am CDT

Diverse Disconnects: Perceptions of Safety and Community Engagement
This paper explores the impact of a demographic shift at Mary Baldwin University on community engagement. Qualitative data, collected from students, faculty and staff, and community members, showed significant disconnect in perceptions of safety in the community. Some students report feeling unsafe, and these perceptions create barriers to community engagement

Lead Author
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Abby Wightman

Mary Baldwin University

Speakers
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Christina Harrison

Mary Baldwin University


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Babylon

9:30am CDT

Fostering Engaged and Reflective Citizens: Assessing Alumni Outcomes from Participation in Public Service and Community Engagement Programs
Participants will discuss how to assess civic outcomes for community-engaged program alumni post-graduation. Presenters will share details of a study of alumni at their institution as a starting point for conversations about how to articulate civic outcomes, develop or adapt assessment tools, and use data to inform program enhancements.

Lead Author
avatar for Star Plaxton-Moore

Star Plaxton-Moore

Director of Community-Engaged Learning, University of San Francisco
Star specializes in working with faculty to integrate community-engaged pedagogy into their courses, and plays a critical role in shaping institutional discourse, practices, and policies related to community-engaged program design and assessment, community partnerships, and faculty... Read More →

Speakers
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David Donahue

Director, Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good, University of San Francisco
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Fernando Enciso-Marquez

Community-Engaged Learning Program Manager, University of San Francisco
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Angeline Vuong

Assistant Director, Public Service Programs, University of San Francisco


Thursday July 19, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am CDT
Bacchus

11:00am CDT

Global SLCE and Faculty Development: “It’s Like Professional Food”: Sustaining Urban Educators Through Service-Learning
How do we sustain educators whose integrity is challenged by discourses emphasizing social efficiency, mobility, and global competition that leave little room for learning situated within social, community, or civic contexts (Bruce & Pecore, 2013)? This study advances quality and supported service-learning as a way to engage and satisfy educators.

Lead Author
EF

Elisabeth Fornaro

Temple University

Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
St. Claude

11:00am CDT

Asset-Based Community Development and Dialoguing Across Difference
As communities diversify and public rhetoric polarizes, dialoging across difference becomes a necessary conversation around community development. With the quick ways that neighborhood demographics shift, questions about inclusion in communities arise. ABCD's focus on listening to community needs becomes more challenging as member desires may be in opposition or even antagonistic.

Lead Author
avatar for Susan Haarman

Susan Haarman

Associate Director, Center for Engaged Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, Loyola University Chicago

Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Maurepas

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Community Engaged Professionals: Engaged Scholarship in Faculty Promotion and Tenure: A Two-Campus Study
Two studies, conducted at two large public research universities, examined the ways in which community-engaged scholarship is incorporated into campus-wide promotion and tenure processes. Presenters will discuss the findings from these studies, which include a newly developed conceptual framework for understanding engaged scholarship across the disciplines.

Lead Author
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Lynn White Blanchard

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Speakers
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Andrew Furco

Associate Vice President/Professor, University of Minnesota
1. Senior leadership and administrative issues regarding the advancement of community and civic engagement in higher education. 2. The latest research findings on the impacts of community engagement on students, faculty, institutions, and communities.


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
St. Jerome

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Community Engaged Professionals: Roles, Expectations, and Professional Development: A Pilot Study of Boundary Spanners in Higher Education
Join us to discuss findings from an exploratory qualitative study which lays the groundwork for further investigations into the roles, expectations, and professional development of boundary-spanning individuals in higher education community engagement, including development of an instrument to be tested with a more varied sample of individuals and institutional types.

Lead Author
avatar for Trina Van Schyndel

Trina Van Schyndel

Director, Campus Compact for Wisconsin

Speakers
AJ

Andrew J. Pearl

University of North Georgia
JW

Jennifer W. Purcell

Kennesaw State University


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
St. Jerome

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Faculty Development: A Examination of the Implementation of Critical Service-Learning from Faculty Fellows Program Alumni
This session will share findings from a study examining the integration of Critical Service-Learning into practice by participants in faculty fellows program. Using the growing framework of Critical Service-Learning supplemented by Critical Theory, presenters will offer an analysis of findings to inform future scholarship and program implementation.

Lead Author
GZ

Garret Zastoupil

University of Connecticut and University of Wisconsin-Madison

Speakers
avatar for Julia M Yakovich

Julia M Yakovich

Director of Service Learning Initiatives, University of Connecticut
NSF Career Grants, Grantwriting, Institutionalizing SL, Faculty Fellow Programs, Career Development, SL at a Research 1 University, Collaborative Interdisciplinary Projects, Developing SL Minors


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Rosalie

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Faculty Development: Collaborative Inquiry to Explore Intersections between Faculty Development and Service-Learning and Community Engagement
Co-editors of Re-conceptualizing faculty development in service-learning / community engagement: Exploring intersections, frameworks, and models of practice present the methodological approach employed in producing the edited volume. The authors utilized a variety of qualitative forms of inquiry, including emergent design, collaborative inquiry, scholarly personal narrative, and transpersonal and heuristic research.

Lead Author
avatar for Patrick Green

Patrick Green

Executive Director, Experiential Learning, Loyola University Chicago
Patrick M. Green is the Executive Director (founding director) of the Center for Experiential Learning at Loyola University Chicago and a clinical instructor of experiential learning. Green received his doctorate in education from Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL), and his research... Read More →

Speakers
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Emily Eddins

Old Dominion University


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Rosalie

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on K12 & SLCE: Examining Outcomes of a Two-Generation Change and Experiential Learning Model
This session will examine the results of a long-term service-learning partnership on student attendance rates and school success indicators. Using an experiential learning and two generation theory of change approach, this session will share the project history, research process and project outcomes.

Lead Author
JL

Julie L Dierberger

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Speakers
JJ

Jolene Johnson

University of Nebraska Medical Center
AO

Anne O'Hara

Learning Community Center of South Omaha
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LaTrina Parker

P-16 Initiative Coordinator, UNO
SR

Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo

University of Nebraska at Omaha


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Orleans

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on K12 & SLCE: The Responsible Change Project: Building a justice-oriented middle school curriculum through critical service-learning
How might teachers build an innovative English language arts curriculum around service-learning and social justice? This paper explores a teacher created curriculum that focuses on development of critical literacy through critical service-learning projects. This study reveals the intersections of service-learning and critical literacy to promote social action and civic engagement.

Lead Author
HC

Heather Coffey

Univesity of North Carolina Charlotte

Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Orleans

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Learning Outcomes for Understudied Groups: Assessing the Impact of Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) on Student Achievement in an Online Library & Information Studies Graduate Course: A Case Study
Few studies have explored the impact of academic service-learning within an online graduate program within the study of Library and Information Science. This study attempts to close this gap by focusing on the learning objectives students meet within one required Library and Information Science course.

Lead Author
avatar for Christine M. Angel

Christine M. Angel

Associate Professor, St. John's University
Dr. Christine M. Angel is an Associate Professor within the Division of Library & Information Science at St. John’s University. Prior to joining the Division in September 2012, she worked as a Digital Librarian at the University of South Carolina’s Thomas Cooper Library. Dr. Angel... Read More →

Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Conde/Frontenac

11:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Learning Outcomes for Understudies Groups: Service Learning and Community Engagement (SLCE) in International Graduate Education: Impact, Opportunities and Barriers
This paper reports on a collaborative action research project aiming to understand the impact of SLCE on international graduate students, who are overlooked and underrepresented in mainstream studies. Study findings provide new understandings of how SLCE contributes to international students’ academic and socio-cultural development, with recommendations on sustaining university–community partnerships.

Lead Author
LG

Linyuan Guo-Brennan

University of Prince Edward Island

Speakers
MG

Michael Guo-Brennan

Troy University
MM

Mary MacPhee

University of Prince Edward Island
CA

Charlene A. VanLeeuwen

University of Prince Edward Island


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Conde/Frontenac

11:00am CDT

A Mixed Methods Case Study: Understanding the Student Perception of their Course Experience: Service-Learning in an Online Course
This proposed action research study will examine the experience of undergraduate students at Madonna University in Livonia Michigan enrolled in a 100% online health and human studies course that includes a 100% online service-learning initiative with a dialogical pedagogical instructional framework.

Lead Author
JM

Jennifer M Kirkland

Director of Community Relations, Angela Hospice

Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Endymion

11:00am CDT

Building a Network of Networks: Exploring Community Engagement Through Towns and Gowns
In May of 2017, 22 people came together from 17 organizations to attend a community engagement summit focused on connecting town and gown organizations. Researchers attended the Summit and have since followed up with attendees to see what has evolved from the Summit.

Lead Author
MY

Melissa Yack Hall

Executive Director, Weber State University

Speakers
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Sean Crossland

Director, Thayne Center for Service & Learning, Thayne Center; Salt Lake Community College; Educational Leadership & Policy University of Utah
Sean Crossland serves as the Director at the Thayne Center for Service & Learning at Salt Lake Community College. He obtained his BA in Psychology from Iowa Wesleyan College, his MA in Community Leadership from Westminster College, and completed the Leadership, Organizing, and Action... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Shangri-La

11:00am CDT

Cognitive Apprenticeship for Researching Service Learning With Graduate Students
The cognitive apprenticeship framework (Collins & Kapur, 2014) draws attention to the internal, mental processes of experts and how those invisible processes are learned. Participants in this discussion will examine the promise of a cognitive apprenticeship lens for studying graduate students’ professional socialization through service learning.

Lead Author
JW

Jane West

Mercer University

Speakers
SC

Sherah Carr

Mercer University
KS

Karen Swanson

Mercer University
KV

Kirsten VanWagner

Fulton County Public Schools


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Bacchus

11:00am CDT

Contesting “Community”: Using Critical Reflexivity to Explore Issues of Power and Intersectionality in Community-Engaged Research
Join a discussion about contesting traditional notions of ‘community.’ Participants will apply the framework of critical reflexivity to a qualitative pilot study and current place-based events to explore issues of power and intersectionality in community-engaged research, and discuss how critical consciousness can illuminate multiple views of the same community

Lead Author
avatar for Lori E. Kniffin

Lori E. Kniffin

Assistant Director, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Speakers
avatar for Brigid Belko Gorton

Brigid Belko Gorton

Director of Experiential Learning, Averett University
Director of Experiential Learning at Center for Community Engagement & Career Competitiveness at Averett University PhD Candidate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations at UNCG


Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Babylon

12:30pm CDT

IARSLCE Luncheon
All attendees are invited to this luncheon.

Thursday July 19, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Ile de France Ballroom

2:45pm CDT

A Macro Heart for Micro Enterprise: Enriching Microenterprise Communities Through Student Consultancy
Microenterprise Consulting (MEC), a Loyola University Chicago course, enables students to develop business plans for economically-disadvantaged clients. Students and clients, as co-educators, form trust-based consultancies that realize clients' dreams. This mixed methods case study aims to show how business can achieve a more just world for MEC clients.




Lead Author
avatar for Stacy Neier

Stacy Neier

Senior Lecturer, Loyola Quinlan School of Business
Dr. Neier Beran began teaching in the Department of Marketing for Quinlan School of Business in 2008. Her professional background includes roles in marketing research and consumer insights for Gap Inc. and Euromonitor International. Accordingly, her classes focus on Marketing Research... Read More →

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Adaptive Braid Model as a Community-Engaged Research Framework to Strategically Incorporate Inclusivity and Intersectionality in Institutionalization.
A qualitative single-case study found an “adaptive braid model” as one way to conceptualize strategically advancing institutionalization of community engagement into higher education institutions. This model can be a tool to foster inclusivity and explore intersectionality.

Lead Author
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Kristi Farner

Extension Program and Staff Development Specialist, University of Georgia
Kristi Farner, Ph.D. Program and Staff Development Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of Georgia  Kristi is currently working on projects related to onboarding new employees, redefining the agent mentor system, and co-chairing an internal Extension Conference. This fall... Read More →

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Assessing Community Engagement Courses: Are We Doing What We Think We're Doing?
The purpose of this study was to assess the experience of community engagement (CE) courses and to determine if CE courses have fulfilled the Core Curriculum learning outcomes. In two years, 1,326 students completed CE course evaluations. The students had meaningful service experiences and the courses fulfilled College learning outcomes.

Lead Author
SB

Sarah Beth Dempsey

Assistant Director, Saint Mary's College of California

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Border Thinking: A Theoretical Framework for the Service-Learning Experience
During this presentation, we argue that we need to teach students applicable theoretical frameworks prior to the international service-learning experience. We propose Walter Mignolo’s theory of border thinking as a productive pre SL experience framework that facilitates student perception of community partners as equal actors in knowledge production.


Lead Author
MM

Marie-Eve Monette

The University of Alabama

Speakers
BM

Barbara Minter

The University of Alabama


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Rural Mississippi: An Exploration of Student Leadership Identity Development
In the summers of 2016 and 2017, seven students at the University of Mississippi collaborated to create entrepreneurial learning programs for African-American and Hispanic students in three rural communities. This study explores how the co-creation of community-based projects with diverse community partners impacts the leadership identity development of college students.

Lead Author
JL

JR Love

University of Mississippi

Speakers
LM

Laura Martin

Associate Director, McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement
AN

Albert Nylander

Professor of Sociology and Director, McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement, University of Mississippi
JO

Janae Owens

University of Mississippi


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Community Partnership Initiative - Connecting Partnership Efforts in a Decentralized Campus
The Community Partnership Initiative at the University of Nebraska at Omaha aims at designing a comprehensive framework to capture community partnerships and communicate impact. This initiative has allowed diverse stakeholders at a decentralized campus to unite efforts in engagement reporting, including the development of a partnership map and common/inclusive language.

Lead Author
KS

Keristiena S. Dodge

Project Specialist, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Speakers
WK

Wendy Kaiser

Program Assessment & Evaluation Coordinator, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Hello! I am new to Service Learning, but have worked in welfare and non-profit positions for nearly 10 years, ranging in experience from direct care and case management to executive leadership. I love data, research, and anything where strategic thinking is involved! I'm excited to... Read More →
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Anthony Starke

Doctoral Candidate, University of Nebraska at Omaha


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Cultivate Writing Habit for Reflective and Active Learner in Service-Learning Curriculum: Presenting Prompts and 3 Principles.
To encourage reflective learning, we introduced the guide for taking notes to follow three principles: Make a note anyway, Immediately note a fact and feeling, and Continue taking notes. Using action research, we could observe that student brought their notes to the classroom to share experiences in the field.

Lead Author
HY

Hironori Yamaguchi

Ritsumeikan Univeresity

Speakers
MA

Megumi Akiyoshi

Ritsumeikan University
TK

Toru Kawai

Ritsumeikan University
MK

Mitsuru Kimura

Ritsumeikan University
SM

Seishi Miyashita

Ritsumeikan University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Development of Service-learning in Japan: Through Analysis of 236 Studies from 2010 to 2017
This study analyzed 236 research papers of service-learning in Japan spanning from 2010 to 2017. The study clarified how practice and research of service-learning in Japan has been developing by creating a combined "hierarchical structure" and "flowchart".

Lead Author
TM

Takeshi Miyazaki

Soka University

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Engaged Graduate Education and the Research University: A Learning Community-Approach to Campus-Wide Change
While the impacts of service-learning and community engagement (SLCE) on undergraduate curricula are well-documented, far less attention has been paid to the integration of SLCE in graduate education. This poster describes a collaborative, qualitative research project exploring engaged graduate education at USC and other institutions of higher education.

Lead Author
avatar for Susan C. Harris

Susan C. Harris

Executive Director, USC Joint Educational Project

Speakers
avatar for Samantha Bernstein-Sierra

Samantha Bernstein-Sierra

Assist. Dir. of Research and Academic Affairs, USC Joint Educational Project


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Engaged Scholars: A Social Justice Self Study of a Multi-year Arts and Humanities Partnership
The Center for Social Concern at Johns Hopkins University is conducting a self-study examining shifting our community-based learning model to explicitly center social justice. We use social justice already, but how do we achieve partner, staff, and faculty buy-in using intersectionality to surface potential issues of marginalization within engagement?

Lead Author
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Gia Grier McGinns

Johns Hopkins University

Speakers
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Patrice Hutton

Writers in Baltimore Schools
DM

Dora Malech

Johns Hopkins University
SS

Shawntay Stocks

Johns Hopkins University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Engaging an Activist Ecology: Eco-pedagogy, Inclusive Space, and the Posthuman
This poster explores an ecology of community involvement through a case study of the Boulder Writers Warehouse (BWW) and its offerings. This research posits the critical lens of posthuman theory coupled with theories and practices found in eco-pedagogy to explore relationships between organizations which empower a diverse group of writers.


Lead Author
EM

Emily Marie Passos Duffy

Naropa University

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Equity from the Starting Point: Planning for Social Equity in West Panama through Inclusive Research Methods
Research on disparities in Western Panama triggered by unfair capitalist practices shines a light on social inequities among Latinos and Ngabe-Bugle indigenous of this region. This study explores methods to address equity in Western Panama early in the research process and speculates about participatory research methods for equitable plan implementation.

Lead Author
Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Exploring Artistic Innovations and Traditions through Service Learning: Bridging North Carolina Visual Arts and Korean Cultural Heritage
This poster presentation examines research outcomes based on Artistic Innovation and Cultural Exploration, a three-month service learning pilot project in which pre-service art teachers instruct Korean-American students in grades K-5 at a Korean Language School about the cultural connections between North Carolina’s rich artistic tradition and Korea’s cultural heritage.

Lead Author
BS

Borim Song

East Carolina university, College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Art and Design

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Faculty Emotions in Service-Learning
The purpose of this study was to examine faculty emotions in service-learning. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 11 service-learning faculty. Faculty reported experiencing emotions in response to four specific contexts: Interactions with the community, negative student performance, positive student performance, and the beginning of the semester.

Lead Author
AD

Alexa Darby

Rutgers University Camden

Speakers
MO

Morgan Oldham

Elon University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Feedback Between Solidarity Service and Academic Learning from the Perspective of the Students
The work aims to identify factors that enhance the feedback between solidarity service and academic learning from the perspective of the students. The study was based on a survey of 518 students who participated in service-learning projects developed in the framework of CLAYSS Support Programs in Argentina and Uruguay.

Lead Author
MI

Martin Ierullo

Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Impact of Science and Service Learning on Middle School Students’ Resilience
This study examined the influence of an innovative science and service-learning (SL) instructional program on resilience of students at-risk. Students incorporated STEM and Creative Problem Solving to solve real problems in schools/communities. Results for exemplary SL projects suggest a small to moderate relationship between quality/standards-based SL experiences and student resilience.

Lead Author
JL

Jane Lumpkin Newman

The University of Alabama

Speakers
JC

Junelle Christian

The University of Alabama
KS

Kimberly Stephenson

The University of Alabama


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Integrating Civic Engagement in Online E-Service-Learning Courses: Research and Practice
Online-learning enrollments in US higher education have grown annually by more than 20% in the last decade. Despite increasing trends, growth of e-service-learning has not kept pace with demand. This case study of an online Masters of Human Resources course identifies and describes transferable associated with successful e-service-learning environments.

Lead Author
MG

Marie-Line Germain

Western Carolina University

Speakers
LG

Lane Graves Perry

Western Carolina University
BW

Beth Wall-Bassett

Western Carolina University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Minority-Language Community Involvement and ESL Teacher Training
This poster presents initial results and an overview of an ongoing university-community partnership: French-speaking students in a Teaching English as a Second Language program contribute their developing language and teaching skills in English minority language community organizations, in French-speaking Quebec. Effects on attitudes, motivation and language use confidence are examined.

Lead Author
KH

Kirsten Hummel

Laval University

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Measuring Impact of a Transformational Framework for Post-Traditional Health Professions Service-Learning Education
Health professions education includes required service-learning components for increasing awareness of social justice issues and skills development to act with justice. Students’ learning outcomes are assessed. The study purpose determines the impact of service-learning curriculum and the Service-Learning Framework. Results inform curricular and programmatic improvements.

Lead Author
CS

Cheryl Schwartz

Regis University

Speakers
TA

Tristen Amador

Regis University
SS

Susan Scherer

Regis University
CS

Carmen Stagg

Regis University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Medical College of Wisconsin Community Engagement Survey
Since 2014, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has administered a community engagement (CE) survey, focusing on CE-related activities, including: research, clinical care, policy and advocacy, publications, coursework, events, awards, and outreach & service. This furthers the conversation regarding the understanding of CE within the MCW community.

Lead Author
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Syed Ahmed

Medical College of Wisconsin

Speakers
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Mia DeFino

DeFino Consulting, LLC
SN

Sharon Neu Young

Medical College of Wisconsin


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Mentoring in community engagement: Developing the next leaders of community engaged research
The purpose of this study was to provide mentoring for CEnR as a method for developing the next leaders of CE. Mentors and mentees tracked progress over the course of a year. Mentees in this program identified needs in developing research skills and soft skills.

Lead Author
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Jessica L De Santis

Medical College of Wisconsin, Office of Community Engagement

Speakers
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Zeno Franco

Medical College of Wisconsin
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David A Nelson

Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Nelson has a PhD in Adult Education from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, an MA in Agency Counseling from the University of Colorado and an MS in Epidemiology from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Nelson's research interests involve working with community partners to... Read More →
SO

Sarah O'Connor

Program Manager, Medical College of Wisconsin


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Mid-career Professional Development Needs of Academic Service-Learning Faculty
The purpose of this study was to examine the professional development needs of experienced academic service-learning faculty. Ten faculty members participated in individual interviews lasting approximately 30 minutes. Participants identified resources that were important to supporting their early careers and described different forms of support needed for their later careers.

Lead Author
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Alexa Darby

Rutgers University Camden

Speakers
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Tammy Cobb

Elon University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Preliminary Results from a Mixed Methods Study Examining the Utility of a Bilingual Virtual Community for Community Health Workers
This community engaged research examines the social impact of community health workers (CHWs) in reducing health disparities in vulnerable communities. Key findings from three focus groups (2 English, 1 Spanish), a national online survey (n=947) and pilot test results of an open access community of practice tool will be presented.

Lead Author
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Melissa Hawkins

American University

Speakers
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Laurel Booth

American University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Research Examining a Culture of Critical Consciousness Through International Service-Learning
This research focuses on an international service-learning project in the Dominican Republic and the impact of a short-term literacy training camp on cognitive and literacy skills, psychological factors, as well as the impact on the university students engaged in the service-learning, teaching, and assessment explored through arts-based inquiry.

Lead Author
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Tonya Huber

Texas A&M International University

Speakers
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Lorena P. Cestou

Texas A&M International University
AC

Analie Costilla

Texas A&M International University
ML

Martha Lozano

Graduate Student, Texas A&M International University
ES

Elizabeth San Miguel

Texas A&M International University
CM

Clarissa Murillo

Graduate Student, Texas A&M International University
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Vanessa M. Palumbo

Graduate Student, Texas A&M International University
AR

Alexandra Reyes

Graduate Student, Texas A&M International University
PS

Priscilla Salazar

Texas A&M International University
SS

Sherline Salazar

Texas A&M International University
NS

Nancy Salazar

Texas A&M International University
RS

Rosa Salinas

Texas A&M International University
VV

Valerie Vasquez

Texas A&M International University
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Erika Vela

Texas A&M International University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Service-Learning and Future Community Health Service
This research explores the extent to which a service-learning experience that take place during a community health course for community/public health majors is related to specific civic outcomes, and the influence of service-learning on students’ knowledge and dispositions toward future service in the field of public health.

Lead Author
avatar for Charity Bishop

Charity Bishop

Indiana University-Indianapolis

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Service-Learning Program: Project SERVE (Students Empowered to Restore Values and Ethics)
This study assesses the impact of the Service-Learning Program of Mambugan National High School. It is based on a triangulation technique which refers to the use of multiple methods or data sources in qualitative research to develop a comprehensive understanding of phenomena (Patton 1999).

Lead Author
RT

Rosa Tapar Tayamora

Mambugan National High School

Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

The Conundrum of Service-Learning for Nontraditional Students
As service-learning expands into more college campuses, practitioners need to consider practices that make service-learning inclusive for all college students in order to build civic capacity. The purpose of this round table is to discuss the conundrum that service-learning poses as it is integrated in the curriculum for non-traditional students.

Lead Author
MU

Marcela Uribe

Texas A&M International University

Speakers
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Cihtlalli G. Perez

Outreach Coordinator, Texas A&M International University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

The Impact of Peer Team-leader Behaviors, Gender, and Race on College Students Appraisal of Service-Learning Experiences
The diversity of service team-leaders may have a positive impact both on participant perception of their leader’s strengths and of their service as worthwhile. In addition to diversity in the community populations they serve, college students may benefit from increased exposure to peer-leaders who have different identities from their own.

Lead Author
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John Ray Roberts

The Citadel

Speakers
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Marshall Haas

The citadel
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Conway F Saylor

The Citadel


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Towards a Practical Model for Community Engagement: Advancing the Art and Science in Academic Health Centers
We propose a comprehensive Community Engagement (CE) Components Practical Model for CE practitioners to view the broader spectrum of CE activities, including five components: Community Outreach & Service, Education, Clinical Care, Research, and Policy & Advocacy. The components are supported by foundational elements within administrative functions and infrastructure.

Lead Author
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Syed Ahmed

Medical College of Wisconsin

Speakers
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Mia DeFino

DeFino Consulting, LLC
ZF

Zeno Franco

Medical College of Wisconsin
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David A Nelson

Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Nelson has a PhD in Adult Education from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, an MA in Agency Counseling from the University of Colorado and an MS in Epidemiology from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Nelson's research interests involve working with community partners to... Read More →
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Sharon Neu Young

Medical College of Wisconsin


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Unity Through Music - Encouraging Transformative Engagement Through Music-Infused Service-Learning -A Mixed Methods Study
This presentation study conducted at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, between students at a Canadian elementary school in Mission, British Columbia, and the Sobral School of Music in Sobral, Brazil, to address the question, Can Music-Infused Service-Learning reduce the power inequity inherent in typical service-learning projects?


Lead Author
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Sharon Widdows

Simon Fraser University

Speakers
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Susan O'Neill

Simon Fraser University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Walking in their Shoes: How an International Teaching Experience in a Rural Mexican School Impacts the Empathy of Pre-Service Teachers
Using an action research approach, this paper reports exploratory research on 24 pre-service teachers’ empathy quotient in relation to the impact of an international teaching experience in a rural school in Mexico. The survey and reflection data were analyzed and yielded four critical themes. Finally, conclusions and implications are drawn.

Lead Author
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Valerie Hill-Jackson

Texas A&M University

Speakers
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Lobat Asadi

Texas A&M University
VM

Vicki Mokuria

Texas A&M University
MN

Monica Neshyba

Texas A&M University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

What Components of a Curriculum Lead to Authentic Youth Community Engagement?
A mixed methods approach is utilized to assess if the knowledge and skills acquired in a new 4-H experientially-based science curriculum will help provide youth with the information and means to develop and implement authentic community engagement projects related to the curriculum’s subject matter of predator depredation.

Lead Author
CA

Colette Ankenman

University of California Davis

Speakers
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Hilvy Cheung

University of California, Davis
PE

Patsy Eubanks Owens

University of California, Davis
PN

Patricia N.E. Roberson

University of California, Davis
MS

Martin Smith

Specialist in Cooperative Extension, University of California
SM

Steven M. Worker

University of California Cooperative Extension serving Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

2:45pm CDT

Where Do They Go? Roll-off Effects & Program Cap Effects
What happens to students who don't make the cut after applying to a program? Why do some students return for more programming while others disappear? For schools with co-curricular service-learning and community engagement programs it is important to know how program characteristics might be influencing student engagement.

Lead Author
avatar for Alan Steinberg

Alan Steinberg

Associate Director, Center for Civic Leadership at Rice University
Alan Steinberg is an Associate Director of Houston Programs and Partnerships at Rice University's Center for Civic Leadership (CCL). He leads the Houston Action Research Teams (HART) program where interdisciplinary groups of Rice University undergraduates work on evidence based research... Read More →

Speakers
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Shanna Florence

Rice University


Thursday July 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ile De France Pre-Funtion/Bridge

4:30pm CDT

Bayou Chat #2
Come join a small group of senior IARSLCE scholars for an open, informal forum for junior scholars and graduate students. Bring your questions, interests and pursuits to this unique gathering.


Speakers
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Dan Richard

Director, Faculty Enhancement, University of North Florida
Dan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of North Florida and Director of the Office of Faculty Enhancement. His interests include lay-epistemology, research methodology, data science, terrorism, transformational learning, and community engagement.


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Alcove Between Maurepas and Orleans

4:30pm CDT

Global Learning and Campus Context: Assessing Intercultural Competence, Civic Engagement, and Critical Reflection to Change Institutional Culture
The Global Engagement Survey (GES) is a multi-institutional assessment tool that examines relationships among program variables and student learning, specifically with respect to global learning goals. Partners will share how they utilize the GES to assess global learning in different institutional contexts and develop research questions using student learning outcome data.

Lead Author
avatar for Dennis McCunney

Dennis McCunney

Director, Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, East Carolina University

Speakers
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Erin Sabato

Director of International Service and Learning, Quinnipiac University
RY

Robin Young

Child Family Health International


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Conde/Frontenac

4:30pm CDT

Just Research: Community-Universities Partnership in Community Based Participatory Research
This presentation focuses on a community-universities partnership initiative on community based participatory research underpinned by social and epistemic justice for the South African context. The partners are a rural community and two universities located in different provinces. The significance of orientating partners in and for just research is highlighted.

Lead Author
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Savathrie Maistry

Durban University of Technology

Speakers
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Darren Brendan Lortan

Durban University of Technology
GM

Grey Magaiza

Free State University
KP

Kanya Padayachee

Gandhi Development Trust


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
St. Jerome

4:30pm CDT

Global SLCE and Faculty Development: International Service-Learning: Faculty Engagement and Transformation
This qualitative study explored how international service-learning developed faculty personally and professionally. The 48 interviews from 17 faith-based universities found that if faculty engaged in all four of Kolb’s (1984) experiential learning stages, their commitment to service-learning increased and encouraged their continued participation in future service-learning opportunities benefitting their students.

Lead Author
avatar for Kristen K White

Kristen K White

Chair & Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies, Belhaven University
Follower of Jesus. Traveled to 47 countries; Oklahoma gal 4ever! @BelhavenU Professor. President of http://UEGE.org . #endALZ Advocate @PerspectivesWCM Coordinator

Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Rex

4:30pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Institutional Support for Faculty and SLCE: Dynamics on the Edge: Exploring Roles and Intersections of Service-Learning/Community Engagement and Educational Development
This paper addresses: a) the roles that educational developers play in faculty and institutional success; b) opportunities for partnerships among S-LCE professionals and other educational developers; c) the intersection of work among S-LCE professionals and other educational developers; and d) considerations of shared pathways to evidence success in our work.

Lead Author
avatar for Becca Berkey

Becca Berkey

Director of Service-Learning, Northeastern University
Becca began at Northeastern’s Center of Community Service in February 2013, and is now the Director of Service-Learning. Previously, Becca served as the Coordinator of Experiential Education in the Center for Engagement, Learning, and Teaching at Keene State. She has also served... Read More →

Speakers
CM

Cara Meixner

James Madison University


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Orleans

4:30pm CDT

Shared Paper Session on Institutional Support for Faculty and SLCE: Next Generation Practitioner-Scholars Navigating Community-Engaged Professional Development: A Collaborative Autoethnography
This collaborative autoethnographic study examines motivations, experiences, and impacts related to next-generation practitioner-scholars serving as Chair of the IARSLCE Graduate Student Network. Join us as we explore how this role serves as an avenue to developing community-engaged competencies for practitioner-scholars (Dostilio, 2017; Doberneck et al., 2017).

Lead Author
avatar for Lori E. Kniffin

Lori E. Kniffin

Assistant Director, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Speakers
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Elisabeth Fornaro

Temple University
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Emily Janke

Director, ICEE, UNC Greensboro
institutionalizing community engagement tracking and measuring community engagement across an institution or system recognizing community engagement in promotion and tenure community-university partnerships
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Stacey D. Muse

University of Nevada, Reno
JW

Jennifer W. Purcell

Kennesaw State University
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Trina Van Schyndel

Director, Campus Compact for Wisconsin


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Orleans

4:30pm CDT

Community-based Internship Program Participatory Action Research Project
What are the key components of a community-based internship program and how can they be implemented effectively for the benefit of all stakeholders? Understanding community-based internships is integral as they are a combination of service-learning and traditional internships, high impact practices that benefit college students in a variety of ways.

Lead Author
avatar for Benjamin Trager

Benjamin Trager

Director of CBL, UW - Milwaukee
I am currently working in the Center for Community-based Learning, Leadership, & Research at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. I am also a PhD student in the Educational Policy and Community Studies Department focusing on hybridized high-impact practices and collaborative research... Read More →

Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Bacchus

4:30pm CDT

Development of a Rubric to Evaluate Course Syllabi for Quality Indicators of Community Engagement and Service-Learning
This session will introduce a new rubric to evaluate course syllabi for quality indicators of service-learning components. The PRELOAD rubric categories are: Partnership, Reflection, Engagement, Logistics, Objectives, Assessment and Definition of Service-Learning. Participants will be invited to review the rubric and then apply it to sample syllabi.

Lead Author
avatar for Sally Haack

Sally Haack

Drake University

Speakers
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Laura Kieran

Drake University
Drake is hosting a 1-day conference with Dave Edyburn as our keynote speaker. The conference will focus on UDL and CRT as a means to increase graduation rates, so I was excited to see CAST's conference theme for this summer!
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Renee Sedlacek

Director of Community Engaged Learning, Drake University
I've spent my entire career supporting the development of service-learning and co-curricular service programs at small private liberal arts institutions. Prior to joining the Drake staff I served seven years as the Service-Learning Coordinator at Wartburg College and one year as an... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Shangri-La

4:30pm CDT

Near Death Experience? Service-Learning in PK-12 Classrooms and Teacher Education Programs
Participants will actively:

Examine the current well-being of service-learning in PK-12 classrooms and teacher education programs;

Explore solutions for addressing the challenges which PK-12 teachers and teacher educators face;

Consider the possibility of creating an IARSLCE Special Interest Group (SIG) focused on PK-12 classrooms and teacher education.

Lead Author
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Dane Emmerling

Duke University

Speakers
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Amy Anderson

Duke University
DM

David M Malone

Duke University


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Babylon

4:30pm CDT

Preparing Underrepresented Students to Engage with Marginalized Communities: An Examination of Civic Learning Outcomes
This roundtable discussion features research on student learning outcomes in a civic leadership program in which most participants are students of color from first-generation college attending families. The discussion will center on data collected from the program, and implications for civic formation programs working with minority students in diverse communities.

Lead Author
CA

Courtney Anne Berrien

Barry University

Speakers
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Donte Roberts

Barry University
AS

Asha Starks

Barry University


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Orpheus

4:30pm CDT

Reflective Structured Dialogue and Q-Methodology as Community-Engaged Research Tools for Inclusivity and Intersectionality
This roundtable session engages attendees in considering the potential research applications of coupling two methods for engaging with community on controversial topics. The synergistic combination of Reflective Structured Dialogue and Q-Methodology could engender more truly participatory research findings and processes for otherwise marginalized community members.

Lead Author
avatar for Paul Matthews

Paul Matthews

Associate Director, Office of Service-Learning, University of Georgia

Speakers
AB

Abigail Borron

University of Georgia
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Kristi Farner

Extension Program and Staff Development Specialist, University of Georgia
Kristi Farner, Ph.D. Program and Staff Development Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of Georgia  Kristi is currently working on projects related to onboarding new employees, redefining the agent mentor system, and co-chairing an internal Extension Conference. This fall... Read More →
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Brandy Walker

Public Service Associate Faculty, University of Georgia
PhD in Learning Sciences, Instructional Design, and Instructional Technology. Teach an interdisciplinary grad course: Community Engaged Research Methods. Specialize in Q methodology, conflict transformation, Reflective Structured Dialogue (RSD), curriculum design, community engaged... Read More →
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Shannon O'Brien Wilder

University of Georgia


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Endymion

4:30pm CDT

Connecting Engagement Efforts in a Metropolitan, Decentralized Institution: A Strategic Approach
Speakers
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Julie L Dierberger

University of Nebraska at Omaha
KS

Keristiena S. Dodge

Project Specialist, University of Nebraska at Omaha


Thursday July 19, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
Maurepas

6:00pm CDT

 
Friday, July 20
 

8:30am CDT

10:00am CDT

Breakfast Panel #1
Setting an Agenda for ‘Just’ Research - Organizational Perspectives

Speakers
BB

Burton Bargerstock

Michigan State University
AB

Adam Bush

Imagining America
TK

Timothy K. Eatman

Rutgers University
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Monica Kowal

Associate Dean, Community Engaged Learning & Research, Univerity of New Mexico
Associate Dean, Community Engaged Learning & Research, University of New Mexico Strategic Planner for Community Engagement, Office of the Provost, University of New Mexico Associate Editor, Journal of Experiential Education Vice Chair, International Association for Research on... Read More →
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Marisol Morales

Vice President for Network Leadership, Campus Compact
Marisol Morales serves as the Vice President for Network Leadership for Campus Compact. In this role Morales provides guidance, inspiration, and practical support to network staff across the country, helping state and regional directors achieve local goals while advancing shared network... Read More →


Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Maurepas

10:00am CDT

Breakfast Panel #2
Setting an Agenda for ‘Just’ Research - Stakeholder Voices

Speakers
VH

Valerie Hill-Jackson

Texas A&M University
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Monica Kowal

Associate Dean, Community Engaged Learning & Research, Univerity of New Mexico
Associate Dean, Community Engaged Learning & Research, University of New Mexico Strategic Planner for Community Engagement, Office of the Provost, University of New Mexico Associate Editor, Journal of Experiential Education Vice Chair, International Association for Research on... Read More →
DB

Darren Brendan Lortan

Durban University of Technology
avatar for Trina Van Schyndel

Trina Van Schyndel

Director, Campus Compact for Wisconsin
RY

Robin Young

Child Family Health International


Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
St. Jerome

10:00am CDT

Comparative International Approaches to Teaching Community-Engagement: From Service-Learning In Alaska to Community Researchers in the UK
Community-engaged service-learning and co-produced research methodologies have much in common, particularly in training students and community-researchers to conduct collaborative activities in ways transformative to civil society. This international panel opens conversation about intersections, crossovers and sites of reciprocal learning from service-learning in Alaska to co-produced community-engaged research in the UK.

Lead Author
avatar for Helen Thomas-Hughes

Helen Thomas-Hughes

Community Engagement Lead: Literature & Community Engagement BA / Senior Research Associate Law School, University of Bristol

Speakers
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Cheryl Siemers

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College
DT

Debbie Tobin

Kenai Peninsula College/University of Alaska Anchorage


Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
St. Claude

10:00am CDT

The Long Haul: Reciprocity and Adaptation in Service-Learning
This panel will discuss reciprocity and adaptation in long-term service-learning relationships. Four instructors from different disciplines at Tulane University present their service learning experiences as independent case studies to illustrate reciprocity and adaptation. They argue that these partnerships often transform hierarchical power dynamics across difference and institutional barriers.

Lead Author
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Diana K. Soto-Olson

Tulane University

Speakers
AN

Ashley Nelson

Tulane University
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Rebecca M. Otten

Assistant Director, Social Innovation, Tulane University
Rebecca Otten helps students identify their changemaker paths - where their academic interests and career aspirations intersect with a commitment to make positive social impact throughout life. She oversees Tulane's co-curricular programming in social innovation and social entrepreneurship... Read More →
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Emily Schmidt

Tulane University
RS

Ryan Steven Vik

Tulane University


Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Orleans

10:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Community Stakeholders: Investigating the Intersecting Impacts of Service-Learning on Stakeholder Groups
The bulk of service-learning research focuses on student learning while few studies address comparative and intersecting outcomes. This qualitative case study examines the impacts of service-learning on multiple stakeholder groups, identifying five overlapping themes related to the benefits and challenges associated with service-learning.

Lead Author
LG

Lesley Graybeal

University of Central Arkansas

Speakers
LG

Lorrie George-Paschal

University of Central Arkansas
AH

Amy Hawkins

University of Central Arkansas


Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Conde/Frontenac

10:00am CDT

Shared Paper Session on Community Stakeholders: Maintaining Reciprocity in Justice-Based Service-Learning: Community Agencies Hosting Pre-Service Teachers Toward Social Justice
This presentation includes insights from a university service-learning program initiated by community agencies to work collaboratively with a faculty of education. The program includes agencies that work with a range of diverse young people, including immigrant children, youth with disabilities, youth who identify as LGBTQ+, and Indigenous children and youth.

Lead Author
avatar for Darren E. Lund

Darren E. Lund

Darren E. Lund, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary, where his research examines social justice activism in schools, communities, and professional education programs. Darren was a high school teacher for 16 years, and formed the award-winning... Read More →

Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Conde/Frontenac

10:00am CDT

Critical Service-Learning: Ensuring High Quality Pedagogy Through Use of a Guided Conversation Tool
Despite the growth of scholarship on critical service-learning, greater attention is needed examining how faculty understand and implement critical service-learning. We created and piloted a qualitative study using a guided conversational tool. Participants will discuss results, complete the tool, offer feedback, and reflect on critical service-learning in theory and practice.

Lead Author
DE

Dane Emmerling

Duke University

Speakers
AA

Amy Anderson

Duke University
DM

David M Malone

Duke University
MS

Matt Serra

Duke University


Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Shangri-La

10:00am CDT

From the What to the How: Transformation and Justice through University-Community Partnerships
A Transformational Engagement Model (TEM) is developed to understand how partnerships between university and community partners may transform from mutually beneficial to both mutually beneficial and reciprocal. Accordingly, TEM provides an opportunity to understand justice not only by focusing on what one gets but also how individuals engage together.

Lead Author
avatar for Milad Mohebali

Milad Mohebali

University of Iowa

Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Orpheus

10:00am CDT

On Becoming: How does an Institutional Commitment to Civic Action Manifest Itself in Leadership, Pedagogy, and Students' Civic Identity
This study seeks to identify how a Civic Action plan endorsed by a community college president and board of trustees influences leadership priorities, pedagogical practices, and most importantly the civic identity of students. Engagement center director/ doctoral student seek input and discussion on this appreciative inquiry dissertation proposal.

Lead Author
avatar for Sean Crossland

Sean Crossland

Director, Thayne Center for Service & Learning, Thayne Center; Salt Lake Community College; Educational Leadership & Policy University of Utah
Sean Crossland serves as the Director at the Thayne Center for Service & Learning at Salt Lake Community College. He obtained his BA in Psychology from Iowa Wesleyan College, his MA in Community Leadership from Westminster College, and completed the Leadership, Organizing, and Action... Read More →

Friday July 20, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
Babylon