CETL Projects

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Community Needs Assessment in Experiential Learning

This project is a collaboration between the University of Guelph's Community Engaged Scholarship Institute and Student Life. In the spring 2018, a community needs assessment was conducted to support the University of Guelph's Experiential Learning Hub and the University's strategic priority to expand and enhance experiencial learning for students. The needs assessment saught to better understand community partners' needs and perspectives, and to strengthen experiential learning partnerships between community organizations and the University.

Product(s): 
Infographic
Report
Program(s): 
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning
Project Partner(s): 
University of Guelph Student Life

Documenting the University-Community Collaboration Between the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute and The SEED Community Food Hub

This project documents the tangible impacts outreach, evaluation, and research have had in the Guelph community where The SEED has created and piloted innovative food-based programming. The ongoing partnership between the SEED and CESI strongly supports the University of Guelph’s reputation as Canada’s food university given the breadth of topics covered, and the number of colleges and departments engaged.

Product(s): 
Video
Program(s): 
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning
Project Partner(s): 
The SEED
ICON Guelph
The SEED logo with text 'working together to share good food'

Energy Economy Research Agenda Pilot

In collaboration with Faculty Affiliates and community partners, the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute is leading the development of a community research agenda focused on the interconnections between community energy and the economy. This pilot explores ways to coordinate activities across the university to meet community research needs in a specific thematic area.

Program(s): 
CESI Special Project
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning

Faculty Development Workshop Series: Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL)

In February and March of 2017, three workshops were offered collaboratively by CESI faculty affiliates and by the CESI Manager of Community Engaged Learning. These sessions were organized by the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute in collaboration with Open Learning and Educational Development as part of the Teaching & Learning Innovations Workshop Series.

Product(s): 
Presentation
Program(s): 
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning

Student, Community, and Faculty Perspectives on 4th-year and Graduate-Level Community Engaged Learning Experiences

Lindsey Thomson, our Community Engaged Learning Manager, and Mavis Morton and Jeji Varghese, professors in Sociology at the University of Guelph have been conducting research on student, community, and faculty perspectives of 4th-year and graduate-level community engaged learning experiences.

Program(s): 
Community Engaged Teaching and Learning