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CACSL Email digest moves to MailChimp
CACSL Email digest moves to MailChimp avatar

As our mailing list has expanded beyond 500 members, we needed to move to a new service for weekly blog digests and email from CACSL.  We’re now using MailChimp. This is our new email look. See our new subscriber counter and subscription links at the bottom of the site.

Please update your Subscriber Profile

If you are already a subscriber to email notifications of new blog posts, please take a moment to verify and update your profile with us.  Please make sure we have your Name spelled correctly and filled in. We have added new information fields, such as city,

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Include your Videos on CSL Canada Youtube Channel
Include your Videos on CSL Canada Youtube Channel avatar

CACSL created a Youtube Channel specifically for Canadian CSL videos.  We’d be happy to have your videos included.  Send us a link to your CSL videos- geri@communityservicelearning.ca

 

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Call for Abstracts – NeMLA Conference 2013
Call for Abstracts – NeMLA Conference 2013 avatar

This is a “Call for Abstracts” for a roundtable discussion on experiential learning in second language pedagogy at the upcoming NeMLA Conference.

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 21-24, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts Host Institution:  Tufts University

Session title: “The Power of Experiential Learning in Second Language Pedagogy

What kinds of enriched educational opportunities could be integrated in a second language environment? And what are the benefits and the challenges of developing and delivering experiential components in this context? We invite proposals for a roundtable discussion on different learning experiences such as practicum, co-curricular programs and Community

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Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) seeking a Projects Coordinator
Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) seeking a Projects Coordinator avatar

Please circulate widely.

The Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) is seeking a Projects Coordinator (28hrs/week). Facilitating multi-stakeholder projects with the TCCBE requires a strong degree of community development and post-secondary academic-related expertise, energy and commitment.

To be successful, candidates will normally have a background in the following: community development, experiential learning, applied research, community-based research and community service-learning. Experience teaching, tutoring or similar education-related experience would be considered an asset, as would an interest in lifelong learning. Familiarity with communities in the City and County of Peterborough and with nearby south-central Ontario communities are a definite asset. Knowledge

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McConnell Foundation Announces Award Winners at CACSL 2012 at U of S, May 11,2012
McConnell Foundation Announces Award Winners at CACSL 2012 at U of S, May 11,2012 avatar

The McConnell Foundation is pleased to congratulate the winners of the first annual Community Service-Learning (CSL) Awards, announced May 11 during the 2012 Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning Conference at the University of Saskatchewan. CSL is a model of experiential education that combines classroom teaching with volunteer work, designed to achieve community goals and to instill in students a sense of civic engagement.

With support from the Foundation, it has become a common feature of campus life across Canada, giving students a sense of real world relevance to their studies, and transforming university-community relationships.

The following CSL programs took

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CACSL 2012 Sessions Available through Video Streaming
CACSL 2012 Sessions Available through Video Streaming avatar

Don’t miss out- catch three of the plenary sessions from CACSL 2012: Impacts of Community Engagement via live streaming at no charge.  All times listed are Saskatchewan time.

The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg, Plenary Address, Friday May 11, 8:30- 10AM.

The Joy of Engagement, Panel Discussion, Sheril Gelmon, Patti McDougal, Marla Gaudet.  Friday May 11, 10:20- 11:50 AM. (Saskatchewan time).

Where to From Here? Considering Impact of Community Engagement from Multiple Perspectives, Sherril Gelmon, Saturday May 12,  12:40 to 1:45 PM (Sask time).

Attend the sessions via live streaming

For more information on the speakers

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