Supporting Students to Ethically Work in and With Community: Modules that can be Integrated into Courses and Programs

Event Date & Time

  • December 10, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Event Description

In this workshop, we will introduce a suite of modules delivered by the Centre for Community Engaged Learning that support students to work ethically and effectively in and with community. We will explore the menu of options available and the impact they have been having on student learning and experience. We will hear from instructors of an inter-professional health program about how the workshops map onto their inter-professional health curriculum and support students to work in community. Facilitated conversations and hands-on activities will support attendees explore how the menu of workshop offerings can be easily integrated to support their course or program learning goals.


Learning Outcomes: 

at the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the values and principles of Community Engaged Learning
  • Understand the value and importance of preparing students to work in and with community
  • Identify and access resources and supports available for integrating Community Engaged Learning into their course or program
  • Feel more connected to a network of community engaged learning practitioners




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  • Diana Lin Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
  • Carrie Krekoski Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
  • Kyle Nelson Community Engaged Learning Officer, Centre for Community Engaged Learning
  • Michael Denhamer Educational Programs Coordinator, Centre for Community Engaged Learning