Join us as we spend International Women’s Day working towards a more inclusive future! On March 8, 2019, CESI joins the Canadian Federation of University Women, Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis and the Zonta Club of Guelph to host a community consultation and highlight current accessibility research aimed at improving our local library.
Do you or your organization struggle with evaluation? Can a non-profit organization do meaningful evaluation on a limited budget? Can an evaluation project generate findings that are truly useful, while also meeting funder expectations? Community organizations are invited to join Andrew Taylor from Taylor Newberry Consulting and adjunct faculty member at the University of Guelph for a practical, informal, interactive workshop with hands-on exercises. Participants will learn:
This lunch and learn session hosted by the Hub for Teaching and Learning Excellence and the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute features an interactive panel of faculty, staff and community partner experts. Panelists will provide insights into their own community engaged learning partnerships across undergraduate and graduate courses. They will also address questions from attendees about the processes, successes and challenges in co-creating critical knowledge and scholarship in the context of course-based community partnerships.
You are aware of your privilege, advocate for the disadvantaged, and know enough to feel like you just might be "woke". However, navigating diverse spaces still feels like a minefield of guild and shame, and while you want to do better, knowing how isn't always clear. What now? Join us for this series of four Friday evening workshops with facilitator Kevin Sutton from Threshold, to explore how we can have a more fruitful and fulfilling journey toward supportive professional environments.
Student learning can reach far beyond the classroom. Through community engaged learning, faculty, students and community organizations partner to co-create research programs that have a real impact. The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute works to integrate community-driven research into the course context, introducing students to collaborative research and key issues of relevance in our community.
CESI is pleased to partner with the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences' Hub for Teaching and Learning Excellence to host a lunch and learn session about the trends and opportunities in the world of strategic evaluation.
Join us as we showcase innovative and unconventional approaches to community engagement. Through this event, we will begin to learn more about the multiple ways that people in various roles and locations pursue community-university collaborations. Presenters and participants will explore how radical, emergent, and unconventional work can generate significant impact. The day will feature panels, presentations, workshops, and roundtable discussions covering a range of topics, including:
Join the Knowledge Translation and Transfer Community of Practice for a presentation and discussion exploring what adult education principles and theories can help make our knowledge mobilization plans more effective. We will:
This event will present the work of the Community University Partnership Programme at the University of Brighton (UK).
This workshop is designed to support organizations serving vulnerable people in the Guelph area to come together to be introduced to the Sustainable Livelihoods framework. Sustainable Livelihoods is an approach to working with individuals and communities which was developed to capture the many effects of social and economic exclusion on peoples' lives, and to learn how they can be supported to move out of poverty towards resilience and livelihoods.