Request for Proposals: 4th International Service-Learning Summit

Posted by Global Service-Learning Pedagogy & Partnership on December 14, 2015

Request for Proposals: 4th International Service-Learning Summit

The ISL Summit seeks proposals for individual sessions and team panel presentations involving various stakeholders. The summit will take place October 23 – 25, 2016, at Kansas State University. The proposal deadline is January 30.

Preference will be given to sessions that address:

  • Domestic examples of global learning and cooperative development partnerships
  • Effective practices in host communities (i.e., volunteer internship placement, homestay networks/vetting, orientation for students, homestay families, in-country staff and NGO supervisors, etc.)
  • Flipped or collaborative cultural sensitivity/competency training, global citizenship development, global activism, or global solidarity-building
  • Community-based research or research on global engagement
  • Effective collaborations to jointly assess learning and community development outcomes
  • Community-driven pedagogy, co-creation of global learning efforts, joint program planning, and effective community partnerships
  • Research on global service-learning economies with attention to impact on host communities
  • Partnership models that involve joint planning, co-evaluation, and collaborative research

Now in its 4th iteration, the International Service-Learning Summit has developed an inclusive community of practice across stakeholders, including students, educators, practitioners, and community organizations – concerned with mobilizing for best practices and the highest standards in global service learning.

Summit co-hosts include Cornell University, Duke University, Kansas State University, Northwestern University, The University of Notre Dame, Washington University in St. Louis.

Visit the summit website for proposal guidelines and more information.

We look forward to seeing you in Manhattan, Kansas in October, 2016!

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