2012 - 2013 News
Service-Learning Day, March 7, 2013
On March 7th, the Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships, along with the Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ATLE) and the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, hosted Service-Learning Day. Dr. Kevin Yee, Director of ATLE, served as moderator.
Elizabeth Strom and Leandra Preston-Sidler
Nearly thirty faculty and instructors—some coming from as far as USF Sarasota-Manatee—attended the event. Service-Learning Day featured a breakfast roundtable discussion on experiential models in the STEM fields, several presentations on developing service-learning courses, and a featured guest presentation by Leandra Preston-Sidler (University of Central Florida), who was awarded the 2012 Service Learning Faculty Member of the Year Award for the State University Sector by Florida Campus Compact.
Click on the links below to view the PowerPoints used in the presentations.
Breakfast Roundtable: Experiential Models in the STEM Fields moderated by Eugenie Vomvoridi-Ivanovic (Department of Secondary Education)
- Moving the Needle: Report on Experiential Learning's Effect on Student Success by Elizabeth Strom (Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships)
Kevin Yee and Krista Bittenbender-Royal
Adjusting Curriculum for Service Learning moderated by Kevin Yee (Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence)
- Service Learning Through Capstone Design: USF's EWRE Capstone Class by Sarina Ergas (Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering)
- Service-Learning at INTO USF by Krista Bittenbender Royal (INTO USF)
Helping Students Write Effective Reflections with Intellectual Content by Robin Jones (Department of Geography, Environment and Planning)
Getting Started with Service Learning and Finding Partners by Lance Arney (Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships) and Bonnie Silvestri (USF Sarasota-Manatee)
- Making it Work: Service Learning Dos, Don'ts, and Lessons from the Trenches by Leandra Preston-Sidler (University of Central Florida)
Wonder what's inside the picture frame our presenters are holding? It's a service-learning word cloud! Click on the image to enlarge, and see if you can find where it says, "Go Bulls!"