WORKSHOP: Campus to Community: Community-Based Learning 101 (90 mins)

  • Kristen Wright George Mason University, Director - Office of Community Engagement and Civic Learning

Abstract

Considering adding a community engaged component to your course? This interactive session is designed to provide participants with an overview of community-based learning pedagogy. During this session we will highlight best practices associated with community-based learning, and also offer time for participants to begin either designing a community-based course or brainstorming ideas for community engaged pedagogy within their departments.

Author Biography

Kristen Wright, George Mason University, Director - Office of Community Engagement and Civic Learning

Kristen serves as the Director of the Office of Community Engagement and Civic Learning where she connects Mason faculty, students, and community partners for mutually beneficial community engagement opportunities. Prior to joining Mason, Kristen was the Associate Director of SOURCE, the center for community engagement serving the Johns Hopkins University schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. In this role she worked one on one with faculty and community partners to develop community-based learning courses from inception to implementation.

Published
2020-07-31
Section
THURSDAY 10:00am-11:30am