Interest in curricular Community Engaged Learning (CEL) at Western University has been continually increasing. Two areas of recent substantial growth and advancement are undergraduate Health Sciences and Medical Sciences. Community Professor Award recipient, Dustin Carter at Middlesex-London Paramedic Service, has collaborated successfully with our students in multiple CEL courses with award-winning results. This session will share the growth and advancement of curricular CEL at Western in recent years and feature the interdisciplinary collaboration with Dustin, including the outcomes the partnership has achieved and the successes and challenges along the way!
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Understand what contributed to the growth and advancement of curricular CEL at Western University
- Identify opportunities for interdisciplinary CEL projects at their own institutions
- Distinguish how community partners effectively work with students to maximize their learning and their contributions to their partnering organization
Facilitator: Kelly Hollingshead, B.Ed., M.Sc., Community Engaged Learning Coordinator - Curricular Programs (Experiential Learning); Western University
CACUSS Member: $0