Category Archives: Programs

This category will be linked to Announcements, Events, News, and other posts about organized service-learning programs and initiatives based in regions, cities, communities, organizations, schools, universities and colleges.

Dalhousie Pharmacy Investigates Graduate Service-Learning
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Dalhousie UniversityService-learning, “an educational methodology which combines community service with explicit academic learning objectives, preparation for community work, and deliberate reflection” (Gelmon et al 2006), is not often used in graduate education in pharmacy.

Over the past decade, the College of Pharmacy at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has provided a 4-month residency program in Drug Use Management and Policy for graduate students from a broad spectrum of faculties, including Community Health and Epidemiology, Health Informatics, Health Administration/Law, Library Science, Economics, Psychology, Health services Research, Interdisciplinary Studies and Pharmacy Administration.

Each resident is placed with a preceptor in a

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University of Calgary and Volunteer Calgary Web Content
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From January to April 2011, the Communications Studies 463 course taught by Tania Smith at the University of Calgary partnered with Volunteer Calgary and the university’s Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) to create website content on the topic of  service-learning.

This project, essentially, engaged a service-learning course to create communications about past local service-learning partnerships and experiences.

In the service-learning course, all 21 students participated in projects. Twelve students worked on web content for Volunteer Calgary, and nine students worked on web content for the Center for Community Engaged Learning. Students worked in teams of 4-5 students, each with

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Building Community Partnerships for Service-Learning in Atlantic Canada
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St. Francis Xavier (building on St. FX campus)The St. Francis Xavier University service-learning program and the Service Learning Curriculum Consultant, Nova Scotia Community College invite your participation in a one-day networking meeting, June 3, 2011, Halifax.

This meeting will bring together staff and administrators from a range of educational institutions to discuss progress and exchange ideas about best practices in partnership development.

Contact: Nancy O’Regan:  nancy.oregan@nscc.ca

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Biidaaban Service-Learning Symposium at Nipissing University
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Celebrating BiidaabanNorth Bay, Ontario, July 2010. 10-8080 []

Bidaaban Community Service-Learning Program in Perspective: “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

June 2 & 3, 2011 at Nbisiing Secondary School, Nipissing First Nation

This symposium will feature research and discussion about Community Service-Learning at Nipissing University*

Please visit www.nipissingu.ca/servicelearning for more information and to register.

*Nipissing University is located in Ontario,
with campuses in North Bay, Brantford, and Muskoka.

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