Learning from Neurodiversity Movements to Inform Accessibility and Inclusion in CETL

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learning outcomes for students as well as meaningful community collaboration and action (Morton, Varghese, & Thomson, unpublished manuscript).

Melissa Tanti Awarded SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Tanti, CESI Community Engaged Learning (CETL) Coordinator, who has been awarded a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship to write a new book, Transnational Experiments.

6 Student Assistants Hired at CESI

We are pleased to share that, in March, CESI welcomed 6 new student assistants into a variety of roles. This cohort includes both undergraduate and graduate students from a range of programs across campus. They will be working across many of CESI's program areas, contributing to a special projects as well as regular, ongoing activities related to community engaged teaching and learning, knowledge mobilization, community engaged research, global engagement, and document accessibility.

5 Student Job Opportunities at CESI: Apply by February 17!

The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) is hiring 5 students to join our team. CESI is a research and teaching support unit in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences working in collaboration with community organizations to address community research needs. Our work enables community-university collaborations that positively impact our partners and the wider community.  

The following positions are available:  

Aftershock Artwork in 10C Window for Black Heritage Month

If you walk down Carden Street in Downtown Guelph this month you may notice something new in the 10C window! 10C may be temporarily closed, but we've moved the gallery space to the front window to share some select works from Aftershock.

Now Open: Applications for CESI's Student CES Fund

CESI's Student Community Engaged Scholarship Fund is now open for applications!

We invite applications from students in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) who have chosen to undertake community engaged projects. This can include research, knowledge mobilization, and other scholarly activitises that incorporate CES being conducted outside of assigned course work (e.g. independent studies, thesis, dissertation).

Students may apply for up to $500 per academic year to cover eligible costs such as:

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