Institute on Global Service-Learning

Posted by on January 25, 2010

SAVE THE DATE! Institute on Global Service-Learning
Thursday, March 25 – Friday, March 26, 2010
Cornell University, Industrial Labor Relations Conference Center

The Institute on Global Service Learning offers faculty, administrators and practitioners a unique opportunity to learn about global service-learning pedagogy, theory, program models, institutional support and scholarship.  The Institute seeks to foster greater  collaboration and dialogue among participants who are interested in advancing global service-learning theory and practice.

Featuring Speakers:

* Allen Bova, former President of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association, Director of Risk Management, Cornell University;
* Dr. Jeff Chusid, Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning, MOAPP-India Program, Cornell University;
* Marcia Eames-Sheavly, Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Service-Learning, Horticulture, Belize Global Service-Learning, Cornell University;
* Dr. Jane Edwards, Associate Dean of International Affairs, Yale University;
* Dr. Julie Hatcher,  Co-Editor of upcoming research volume: Research Perspectives on International Service-Learning Volume I, Stylus, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis;
* Dr. Kevin Mahoney, Associate Professor, Composition and Rhetoric, Kutztown University;
* Jeanne Moseley, Global Health Program, Cornell University;
* Dr. Richard Kiely, John Glenn Scholar in Service-Learning, Cornell University;
* Dr. Alicia Swords, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Dominican Republic – Global Service-Learning, Ithaca College;
* Dr. Humphrey Tonkin, University Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus, University of Hartford;
* Dr. Monroe Weber-Shirk, Civil and Environmental  Engineer, AguaClara Honduras Project, Cornell University;
* Dr. John Weiss, Associate Professor, History, Rwanda Service-Learning Project, Cornell University;

Featuring Topics:

* Global Service-Learning Pedagogy, Program Models, Tools and Design;
* Global Service-Learning and Movement Building;
* Scholarship of Engagement;
* Risk Management and Liability;

Various workshops session on different program models

For more information, please contact  New York Campus Compact at or 607-255-2366.

The Institute is sponsored by the Cornell Public Service Center, New York Campus Compact, Cornell Center for Teaching Excellence and Cornell Study Abroad

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