Webinar: Getting Service-Learning Research and Community-Engaged Scholarship Published

Posted on April 01, 2015

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The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce the start of a pilot Advancing Research Webinar Series. These webinars are free but space is limited. Please click here to reserve your space. A weblink will be provided via email the day before the webinar.

Getting Service-Learning Research and and Community-Engaged Scholarship Published 
presented by Jeffrey Howard
April 21, 2015
12 Noon CDT

This webinar aims to build the capacity of faculty, scholar-practitioners, graduate students, and community partners as co-educators to be successful in publishing their work related to service-learning, community-based research, and other manifestations of community-engaged scholarship We will offer a conceptualization for community-engaged scholarship, explore potential research and scholarly directions ripe for publication, review scholarship assessment criteria used to evaluate submissions for publication, share writing and article preparation recommendations, and identify potential publication venues. Half the time will be dedicated to presentation and half to fielding participant questions/comments.

Jeffrey Howard is the director of faculty development at DePaul University’s Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning.  His duties include conducting faculty workshops and one-on-one consultations, reviewing service-learning syllabi, and working with faculty in formulating their community-engaged scholarship projects and advising on how to get that work published.  He retired from the University of Michigan in 2009 where he was associate director of the Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning. He has taught, conducted research, and published work on academic service-learning for 37 years. He is founder and editor of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, author of the Service-Learning Course Design Workbook (funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service), co-editor of Academic Service Learning: A Pedagogy of Action and Reflection (published by Jossey-Bass), and co-author of an online engaged scholarship toolkit (with Tim Stanton, Stanford University) commissioned by (National) Campus Compact. He is a member of the National Review Board for the Scholarship of Engagement and (National) Campus Compact’s Consulting Corps. He has conducted faculty workshops at more than 50 campuses in the U.S. and Canada. In fall 2011 he was honored with the Distinguished Research Award from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).

 Also, please mark your calendars for May 19 at 12 noon CDT for the next Advancing Research Webinar when Eric Hartman and Richard Kiely will be presenting Five Distinctive Components of GSL: Framing a Research Agenda.  Details coming soon.

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