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Welcome to this year’s Experiential Learning Leadership Institute Conference! 

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EEA Workshop [clear filter]
Monday, June 26
 

9:00am MDT

Assessment 101: Identifying, Understanding & Applying Outcomes Assessment in Experiential Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will introduce beginners to the fundamentals of assessment in experiential learning settings and provide intermediate level assessment training for practitioners beyond the beginner’s level, who seek to improve their outcomes assessment skills. The primary goal is to assist participants in the development of an outcomes assessment plan to use at their own institution. Employing a hands-on, active learning approach, this workshop will include a mix of presentation, applied tasks, small group work, and interactive discussion.

Monday June 26, 2017 9:00am - 11:30am MDT
Silver Mine A

9:00am MDT

NSEE Principles of Ethical and Best Practice for Experiential Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Workshop participants will examine two NSEE foundation documents, the Guiding Principles of Ethical Practice and Principles of Best Practice in Experiential Education. The goal is to develop a deep understanding of these principles through both a theoretical examination of the contents and a hands-on experiential component where participants will be given an opportunity to generate ideas speci c to their own programs.

Monday June 26, 2017 9:00am - 11:30am MDT
Silver Mine B

1:00pm MDT

Legal Issues in Internships and Experiential Education
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop examines the broad range of legal issues that arise in administering experiential learning programs, with particular emphasis on the reciprocal rights and responsibilities of the school, work-site, and student. Key issues such as student, school and work-site liability, risk management (including waivers, assumption of risk and insurance), protecting and accommodating student rights (including discrimination and ADA compliance), tax and compensation consideration, contractual obligations, and issues arising out of the use of public funds will be examined. Time will be allotted for participants to engage in a discussion of these issues, as well as explore the application of legal issues to their speci c programs in a “legal clinic” format.

Monday June 26, 2017 1:00pm - 3:30pm MDT
Silver Mine B

1:00pm MDT

Service-Learning: The Basics
Limited Capacity seats available

The rich continuum of service-learning approaches provides higher education a sound and empirically-based approach to teaching and learning that results in the kind of higher-order understanding that colleges and universities promise but, in reality, is di cult to realize. This workshop focuses on course-embedded service-learning, complemented by participatory action research, and co-curricular campus-community collaboration, as signi cant ways to enhance the educational experience, meet higher education objectives, and mobilize resources for and to strengthen community partnerships.

Monday June 26, 2017 1:00pm - 3:30pm MDT
Silver Mine A