Call for Workshops: Millennials Making a Difference

Posted by on April 20, 2009

The Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education invites you to submit a presentation proposal for its Sixth Annual Conference,

Millennials Making a Difference
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska
September 23-25, 2009

Please join us and Keynote Speakers

Mark Milliron, Catalyze Learning International
Shelley Billig, RMC Research Corporation

As we consider these conference themes:

· Innovative use of Social Media to develop, promote and manage service-learning projects.
· Academic Service-learning – Best practices of integrating service-learning into curricula, in methods of assessing learning in the experiential context and in strategies of project evaluation.
· Professional Development – Best practices in research-based, collaboratively planned, ongoing professional development for
o Faculty and staff
o Community partners
o Student leadership
· Community Partnership Development – Best practices in engaging and sustaining reciprocal, collaborative partnerships focused on addressing community issues.
· Research
o Best practices in developing collaborative community based participatory research projects in which students and faculty apply research methods to community identified and guided studies.
o Best Practices in applying research to the pedagogy of service-learning for continuous improvement.

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2009

Please see our web site for more information and to submit online:

Deborah B. Eisloeffel
Executive Director
Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning
in Higher Education
200 Nebraska Union
P.O. Box 880453
Lincoln, NE 68588-0453
ph: 402-472-9638
fx: 402-472-8140

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