Location

Benson Center, Parlor C

Start Date

11-8-2014 10:15 AM

End Date

11-8-2014 11:00 AM

Description

Presentation Proposal:

Critical reflection is an integral part of all service-learning experiences. This interactive presentation will focus on crafting significant reflection activities and assignments for service-learning students. Using examples from her own courses and from other experienced practitioners, the facilitator will guide participants through the careful design of meaningful reflection activities. Whether you are experienced or a novice, teaching your own S-L course or providing support to a faculty member who teaches an S-L course, practitioners will take away guaranteed practical reflection strategies that will help students connect service with learning.

Short bio of the presenter(s)

Maureen Barry is First Year Experience Librarian at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where she has worked for more than 8 years. She earned her MLS at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2005. She discovered her love for service learning in 2007 when she and a colleague integrated a service learning component into a for-credit information literacy course at Wright State University. Since then, she has developed her knowledge and experience with service learning collaborations in several capacities.

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Aug 11th, 10:15 AM Aug 11th, 11:00 AM

Avoiding fluff: Crafting meaningful student reflection activities

Benson Center, Parlor C

Presentation Proposal:

Critical reflection is an integral part of all service-learning experiences. This interactive presentation will focus on crafting significant reflection activities and assignments for service-learning students. Using examples from her own courses and from other experienced practitioners, the facilitator will guide participants through the careful design of meaningful reflection activities. Whether you are experienced or a novice, teaching your own S-L course or providing support to a faculty member who teaches an S-L course, practitioners will take away guaranteed practical reflection strategies that will help students connect service with learning.