Publicly Engaged Scholar-in-Residence: A Discussion Series featuring Dr. Timothy K. Eatman

The countdown is on! Only three days until our inaugural Publicly Engaged Scholar-In-Residence event featuring Dr. Timothy K. Eatman. The Northeastern community welcomes Dr. Timothy K. Eatman for our inaugural two-day Publicly Engaged Scholar-in-Residence discussion series. Hosted by the Northeastern University Service-Learning Advisory Board (S-LAB), this event will take place from Thursday, January 31st, 2019 and Friday,... Continue Reading →

Questioning Service-Learning and Community Engagement: A Workshop

Written by S-L Graduate Assistant, Sophia LaCortiglia For the past few years, members of Northeastern's Service-Learning community have attended an annual Service-Learning conference hosted by Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Using the knowledge and information they learned from these conferences, a group of Service-Learning faculty hosted a Service-Learning workshop. This workshop centered on the research... Continue Reading →

The Urban Commons

Congratulations to Service-Learning faculty member Daniel O'Brien on the release of his new book The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities! Drawing on years of research into Boston's 311 reporting system, Professor O'Brien explains transformative insights into this "sophisticated city management tool" that has helped to revolutionize the way that average... Continue Reading →

Faculty Author Talks: Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement

Written by Sophia LaCortiglia, Service-Learning Graduate Assistant On Tuesday, October 9th, Dr. Becca Berkey, Director of Service-Learning at Northeastern kicked off this semester's Faculty Author Talk series with a vivacious description of her latest publication “Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement,” a book that delves into the intersection between educational/faculty development professionals and service-learning/community engagement... Continue Reading →

Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement

Congratulations to Director of Service-Learning, Becca Berkey on the release of her new book! "The role of educational developer in the realm of service-learning and community engagement (S-LCE) is multidimensional. Given the potentially transformational nature--for both faculty and students--of the experiences and courses in whose design they may be directly or indirectly involved, as well... Continue Reading →

I Dare to Communicate with Strangers: Examining International Students’ Communication Goals and Strategy Use during Service-Learning

Congratulations to Service-Learning faculty member, Professor Lucy Bunning for her featured article in the latest issue of The Reading Matrix, an international online journal published semi-annually! The article, co-written with Professor Ilka Kostka, features Professor Bunning's research with The Center for Advanced Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR) Faculty Scholars program in 2016-2017 using data... Continue Reading →

Fall 2017 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Asta MacKie   Each year, members of the Northeastern community travel to participate in the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference.  While Northeastern University hosted the event in 2015, this year the conference took place at the National University of Ireland Galway and was... Continue Reading →

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