Presentation Title

Incorporating Civic Engagement into the Classroom

Location

BUL108

Start Date

8-17-2017 10:00 AM

End Date

8-17-2017 12:20 PM

Description

This session contains three parts. The first part is a presentation discussing the phenomena of civic or community engagement in American higher education, describing key characteristics and impact, as well as providing examples of university engagement with their community and models for Andrews University. The second part will focus on aligning course objectives, outcomes, and requirements of a given academic discipline with the goals of partnering agencies, and will help participants with the careful planning required. The third part will include audience participation in a panel discussion about incorporating community engagement into courses and classes across the university curriculum.

Biography

Desmond Murray is a Co-Chair of the Andrews University Community Engagement Council.

Gus Gregorutti was born in Argentina but has lived and worked in seven countries. He is a full professor in the Leadership Department in the School of Education at Andrews University. His research focuses on comparative education in different areas, such as faculty research productivity, private higher education in Latin America, and emerging trends that promote a well-rounded student in universities. His first PhD is from Andrews and he is currently finishing a second one in higher education from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. He is married to Nilda and they have two children.

Faith-Ann A. McGarrell, PhD, is currently the editor for The Journal of Adventist Education. Prior to this appointment, she served as an associate professor of teaching, learning, and curriculum, and director of the curriculum and instruction program at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Her interest in academic service-learning grew out of her experiences teaching reluctant readers and writers. She has published and presented in the area of academic service-learning at professional conferences, nationally and internationally

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Aug 17th, 10:00 AM Aug 17th, 12:20 PM

Incorporating Civic Engagement into the Classroom

BUL108

This session contains three parts. The first part is a presentation discussing the phenomena of civic or community engagement in American higher education, describing key characteristics and impact, as well as providing examples of university engagement with their community and models for Andrews University. The second part will focus on aligning course objectives, outcomes, and requirements of a given academic discipline with the goals of partnering agencies, and will help participants with the careful planning required. The third part will include audience participation in a panel discussion about incorporating community engagement into courses and classes across the university curriculum.