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Service Learning Scholar to Visit UConn

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
9:30am – 11:00am

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Research Center

Christine Cress, PhD, professor at Portland State University, will visit UConn Storrs on Wednesday, September 17. This event will focus on the institutionalization of service learning resonating with UConn’s newly adopted Academic Vision. Dr. Cress will discuss how UConn and other institutions of higher education can meet stated academic goals through the pedagogy of service learning.

“Dr. Cress is a nationally renowned scholar for community-based learning across academic disciplines. She has co-authored and published the best selling textbook, Learning through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines (2005). Her most recent book, Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learning: Curricular Strategies for Success (2011), focuses on teachable moments and pedagogical strategies in the midst of democratic value and belief conflicts.”

Please join us Wednesday, September 17th. This is an open event to other CT Campus Compact colleges and universities.

Contact:

Julia Yakovich

Office of Public Engagement (primary), Community Outreach, First Year Programs & Learning Communities, Office of Service Learning, UConn Master Calendar, Year of Engagement

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