The CESI team is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) bursary, which is funding the participation of three U of G graduate students/post-doctoral fellows in all three courses of the 2021-2022 offering of the University of Guelph's Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization. The Cerficiate is an online professional development opportunity targeted at professionals from the academic, policy and service delivery sectors.
In the Winter semester of 2020, fourth-year International Development student Emily Kerr took part in the experiential learning course, IDEV*3300: Engaging in Development Practice. The course is a prerequisite for students in International Development and aims to help them gain workplace skills that will be useful in the development sector. This blog post offers an inside look into Emily’s experiences during the course and her reflections on what the course did for her personally, academically and professionally.
Are you a Guelph-Wellington resident over the age of 18 with an interest in food? The Research Shop, along with Our Food Future Guelph-Wellington is holding virtual focus groups AND online discussion board focus groups from July 12 - July 16 to explore community perspectives on increasing access to nutritious foods. An additional online discussion board will also be taking place from July 26 - July 28. This research will help to identify facilitators and barriers to acquiring, selecting, purchasing, preparing, and consuming nutritious foods.
Starting July 6th and running all through the month, the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo-Wellington's Youth Talk program will be featuring student work produced with support from CESI's Community Engaged Teaching and Learning program.
Registration is now open for the CESI Summer Intensive in Critical Community Engaged Scholarship! This week-long training and knowledge exchange is an excellent opportunity for researchers aiming to expand their knowledge and skills in critical community engaged scholarship (CCES) and integrated knowledge mobilization (KMb).
The Guelph Lab and the John F Wood Centre for Business and Student Entrepreneurship are inviting proposals from experienced social entrepreneurs with a passion for mentoring and coaching. The successful vendor will lead development of the Sandbox, as well as deliver the program in Fall 2021.
The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute team is extremely pleased to announce the launch of our Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) Database. This online repository was developed in response to an identified need for information and tangible resources related to CETL - it contains detailed records of select courses with CETL components at the University of Guelph, as well as a range of actual resources used in those courses.
The University of Guelph is looking to hire instructors with a passion for teaching and the academic knowledge and experience to facilitate the online continuing education Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization. The selected candidate(s) will join our existing team of instructors to facilitate one or many of the courses of the Certificate over 2021-2022 (with possibility of extension).
Canadian postsecondary institutions are under growing pressure to adapt and innovate approaches to teaching and learning. Many instructors are integrating community engaged teaching and learning (CETL) across a range of course levels and types. CETL courses ensure attention to critical learning outcomes for students as well as meaningful community collaboration and action (Morton, Varghese, & Thomson, unpublished manuscript).
CESI is offering a bursary covering the cost of the full registration to the Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization for up to three graduate students or postdocs at the University of Guelph.