These studies focus on assessing the impacts of service-learning and community engagement on participants, including students, faculty, staff, institutions and the community. The impact studies across a broad range of short term and long term outcomes.
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Implementation studies focus on examining the practices service-learning and community engagement and the ways in which these practices are effective in achieving particular goals. Implementation studies seek to improve practice and provide guidance on best practices across a broad range of service-learning and community engagement programmatic approaches.
Institutionalization studies focus on examining the factors that promote the sustainability and institutionalization of service-learning and community engagement across institutional and community contexts.
The field of service-learning and community engagement has been criticized for being undertheorized and for lacking well-developed and well-tested conceptual frameworks.
Over the years, there has been much debate over the kinds of methods that are appropriate for the study of service-learning and community engagement.
A broad range of research designs, methods, and approaches are needed in order to gain a full understanding of the nature of the field.
Securing quality research requires valid and appropriate instruments and measures that can secure the best data and provide opportunities for thorough, systematic analyses. Many of the instruments that have been developed for study of service-learning and community engagement are home grown instruments that are often applied to single studies and are not cultivated further for potential use in other studies.
No one study provides all of the evidence, understanding, or knowledge that is needed to draw firm conclusions about service-learning or community engagement. Replication is a critical feature on scientific inquiry and research.
At each regional meeting, issues that are particular to certain practices and contexts within cultures and regions are likely to emerge. Also likely to emerge are research interests in how service-learning and community engagement is practiced and studied across cultures and regions.
The SENSE Center enables students and civil society organizations as well as schools to jointly implement a practical project. In this way, students get to know the work in civil society and the educational system and experience what it means to take responsibility for society.
To sensitize students to the true needs of families of children with rare diseases, beyond the necessary but insufficient focus on the child’s disease.
A consultancy at UCL that aims to enable the development of more Community Engaged Learning opportunities into teaching. Students and community partners have been at the centre of the service, co-designing its offering, processes and resources.
The very nature of service-learning, as a common project of social entities and the university, becomes a training strategy and one of linking with responsibility in university training and, in this context, reflective practice contributes to the training of ethically and socially committed professionals.
Workshop series Civic engagement at universities – examples for good practice in urban development , Engagement with and through digitalization as well as Civic engagement at changing/evolving universities.
To strengthen social awareness, ethics, and critical thinking in future media professionals through their engagement in the process of developing with a social partner an action on Communication for Social Change.
To enhance the students’ experience of being in Ireland by working closely with local civic groups.It incorporates activities designed to foster student awareness and understanding of environmental concerns and social innovation.
The European Commission has published a new report entitled Community Engagement in Higher Education: Trends, Practices and Policies, prepared by the EC’s Network of Experts on the Social Dimension of Education and Training
To collect and present in an attractive way successful stories of refugee women which had set up small business in Spain.
Reason and Engage is an elective course for students from 3rd bachelor onwards. Students from different study programs are stimulated to reflect on urgent social challenges.
Responding to the community needs in times of the natural disaster, after the 6.4 earthquake in Albania in November 2019.Temporary accommodation, tents, social, psychological and edutainment services were offered to the affected families.
Evaluate the psychological consequences of Covid-19; raise awareness of sleep disorders resulting from Covid-19; spread solutions to this problem.
To valorize the Villa Borghese park in Rome, as a meeting place for young people and a place to take care of its green spaces without their mobile phones.
“I’m like you” born from a group of 3 psychology students who decided to face the cyberbullying problem. They had opened an Instagram page “Io come te” (I’m like you) to raise awareness on this issue, felt even more urgent because, during the pandemic, social media were the only way to have relationships with others.
Inclusive educational event that offers an opportunity for all people to come together on an equal platform to share, learn or extend skills, knowledge, and expertise leading to sustainable livelihoods.
The project is determined by inclusion – The students get to know new fields and gain experience in areas (outside of school) with which they have not yet had any contact.
The VUB Chair of Social Entrepreneurship, together with its partners, wanted to stimulate the creativity of students, entrepreneurs, and employees to develop innovative solutions for the circular economy.
The main objective of this chair is to bring together both academia and business, NGO’s and public organizations in search of sustainable business models of social entrepreneurship.
Service-learning project for providing independent reports on the quality of the tests available at the Psychology Test Library of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona while teaching psychometrics at undergraduate level.
As a part of a practical assignment, students accompany children and adolescents as well as young refugees in Nuremberg.
European Perspectives on the Socially Responsible and Engaged University
Focused on issues surrounding social responsibility in higher education and university engagement with social responsibility in order to generate a European overview of USR from the perspective of responsible research, responsible teaching, USR as an institutional topic, and socially responsible services.
The Project aims is to cover the social need to improve efficiency in the use of public resources, as well as to complete the training of students of the UNED (National Distance Education University)
Our service objective is to educate in oral health, motivating people with different abilities to promote autonomy in their oral hygiene habits.
Training of Education Professionals and Doctorate in Education, both include a subject with the principles of “Education for Sustainability”.
Duquesne University occupational therapy student Amber Rex shares her meaningful service-learning experience. http://www.duq.edu/servicelearning. Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation’s top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students’ social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne’s commitment to sustainability.
Making the Connection is an ambitious project, a 60-minute motion picture documentary targeting educators, academic institutions, and communities seeking information on Service Learning. The project introduces Service Learning trainers and practitioners in their environments, while also introducing the community partners who work with the students. The movie demonstrates that Service Learning is available in a variety of locations and formats, from elementary and secondary education through higher education. Service Learning allows children and young adults to connect learning new things with active and engaged citizenship; they acquire a sense of responsibility and accomplishment while learning
Hazel Hilton Seaba, Chris Catney, and Jim Peterson describe how a long-running, international service-learning course helps students to expand and apply academic knowledge in the context of addressing community-identified projects, issues, or needs. Key aspects of this strategy include critical thinking skills, team-based learning, community-engaged learning, and student motivation.
The “Growing Together” Service-Learning Network, sponsored by the non-profit Partnerships Make A Difference, utilizes Service-Learning/Project Based Learning as instructional strategies to enrich the teaching/learning process, enhance student success, improve school climate, and actively address a wide range of significant local/global needs/issues. This “community” fosters effective partnerships among schools, community agencies/organizations, higher education partners, and philanthropic sponsors so that desired results can be achieved over time. This video highlights the annual “Service-Learning” Leadership Summit for students and teachers in central Ohio.
This video highlights the benefits of service-learning in higher education. The students in this video completed service-learning projects during the fall of 2011 at The University of Akron.
Students on GSB service learning trips get first-hand experience in social and environmental issues and find out how business skills can help address them.
Antonia talks about school service trips and in particular how they affect ongoing support units. Antonia McGrath is a student in the Netherlands, studying International Studies with a specialization in Latin America. She’s also the co-founder and chair of a small non-profit called educate. that works to empower children and youth in Honduras through education and preventative healthcare. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
This webinar introduces the concept of service-learning and covers best practices.
Butin, D.W. (2005). Service-Learning in Higher Education: Critical Issues and Directions. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
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