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Pillar: Community and Global Engagement
This 90-minute session will begin with a short presentation by Madeleine Zammar, a staff member from UBC’s Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), on partnership development and sustainability in community engaged learning courses, followed by a case study from Leeann Donnelly, Assistant Professor in Dentistry, and Shawn Bayes, Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society, who have been working together for more than five years through CEL courses and research. There will be time for Q&A, and we will end with a group exercise generating challenges and best practices in building and sustaining partnerships for CEL courses.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Value the importance of partnerships between faculty and community organizations in community engaged learning courses
- Hear perspectives from a community organization and a faculty member about the process, benefits, and challenges of building and sustaining partnerships
- Reflect on their own partnerships and generate a list of challenges and best practices for building and sustaining partnerships for CEL courses
Madeleine Zammar, Officer, Centre for Community Engaged Learning
Leeann Donnelly, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
Shawn Bayes, Executive Director, Elizabeth Fry Society
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