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Mass DHE/CCSNE 2018 Civic Learning and Engagement Conference

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Fitchburg State University

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The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education presents:

How Civic Engagement Impacts Student Learning And Student Success
4th Annual Conference on Civic Learning and Engagement

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fitchburg State University, Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub


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40 but is waived for participants from Massachusetts public colleges and universities. Please select the ticket type related to your college or university when registering.


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The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education welcomes college and university administrators, faculty and staff to its 4th annual conference on civic learning and engagement, co-sponsored by Campus Compact for Southern New England. This conference will feature a panel of campus administrators and civic engagement leaders setting up small group discussion about how campuses can institutionalize civic engagement, followed by a networking lunch, a keynote talk by Dr. Tania Mitchell (national expert on critical service-learning), and a set of breakout sessions focusing on

  • civic engagement course design,
  • assessment of student civic learning outcomes on both curricular and co-curricular sides, and
  • a follow-up session with Dr. Mitchell.

For more information, please contact Dr. John Reiff, DHE Director of Civic Learning and Engagement, at jreiff@bhe.mass.edu.


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  • Dialogue and Action Toward a Justice Orientation for Community Engagement
    Tania Mitchell

    This breakout session will engage participants in a conversation about actions and activities that emphasize a justice orientation in community-engaged practice. Participants are encouraged to bring their questions and their own examples of experiences, activities, and opportunities to generate dialogue and action towards social justice in community engagement experiences.

  • Assessing the Impact of Civic Engagement on Student Learning and Student Success
    Suzanne Buglione, Bristol Community College; Cate Kaluzny, North Shore Community College; and Laura Bayless, Fitchburg State University. Robert Awkward, Mass DHE, moderator

    Panelists will present tools they have used (in curriculum and co-curriculum) to assess student civic learning outcomes, and how they’ve used the data they got.

  • Civic Engagement Course Design
    John Reiff, Mass DHE

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    ramed by a brief overview of key elements of civic engagement courses, participants will work in small groups on redesigning courses of their own to include civic engagement. Participants are encouraged to bring syllabi for the courses they’d like to revise. Small groups will be facilitated by experienced civic engagement faculty mentors from Bristol, Holyoke and North Shore Community Colleges and Fitchburg and Salem State Universities.

Have questions about May 2018 Civic Learning and Engagement Conference? Contact Department of Higher Education

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