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UCD CELT Symposium 2023: Boosting Community Engaged Teaching and Learning in UCD

Community Engaged Teaching and Learning Symposium 2023: Boosting Community Engaged Teaching and Learning in UCD

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UCD Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CELT) network is actively working with the UCD Community and Campus Engage to establish a CELT community across all UCD Schools. The CELT network was launched with the main goal to establish a Community of Practice (CoP) for faculty, academics and students interested in engaging in CELT across the university. With this in mind UCD in the Community along with Dr Adamaria Perotta, (School of Mathematics and Statistics and UCD CELT representative) are delighted to invite you to join the full day UCD CELT Symposium “Boosting Community Engaged Teaching and Learning in UCD”, which will be held in UCD Campus on Wednesday, 08 February 2023. You will have the opportunity to attend talks given by UCD lecturers who have already embedded CELT in their modules and meet local communities and charities interested in starting new projects with UCD. You will also have the opportunity to attend a lecture given by a global expert in service learning, Dr Grace Ngai, Head of Service-Learning, Associate Professor, Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Attendees are welcome to join in during the morning, afternoon or full day event.

 Lecture Title: A walk through implementing high quality community engagement in higher education

We are honored to have Dr Grace Ngai join us as our Keynote Speaker for talk titled: A walk through implementing high quality community engagement in higher education

Bio:
Grace Ngai is Associate Professor of Computing (Computer Science) and Head of the Service-Learning and Leadership Office at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). At PolyU, all undergraduates have been required to pass at least one service-learning subject to graduate since 2012. Today, PolyU’s service-learning programme is one of the largest worldwide, enrolling more than 4000 students in one of 70 subjects annually. Evaluation studies show that the programme achieves significant learning outcomes which persist after graduation. 
Dr Ngai has been closely involved with the service-learning initiative at PolyU since its inception, and her service-learning projects have brought students to serve diverse communities in Hong Kong, mainland China, Cambodia, Myanmar and Rwanda. Her scholarly work focuses on, among others, examining the role and impact of service-learning and community engagement practices in different contexts

The Symposium takes place on Wednesday, 08 February from 9.30am - 16.00pm on UCD Campus. The day will kick off with the morning session running from 9.30am - 12.30pm in the UCD Fitzgerald Chamber. During this session you will hear from UCD staff already involved in Community Engaged T&L and be inspired by a number of case studies followed by the plenary lecture of Dr Grace Ngai, Head of Service Learning at Polytechnic University of Hong Kong.

Tea and coffee will be provided followed by a lunch in the Clubhouse Bar Function room at 12.30. 

The day will recommence with an afternoon panel discussion from 14.00 - 16.00pm in UCD Global Lounge. The discussion will combine academics and community members, talking about what constitutes a fruitful collaboration.  

Attendees are welcome to join in during the morning, afternoon or full day event.

We are looking forward to welcoming the UCD Community to the UCD CELT Symposium on Wednesday 08 February 2023.

Please RSVP here by Friday 3rd February. All are welcome and attendees are welcome to join in during the morning, afternoon or full day event.

Contact UCD in the Community

Room E0.56, UCD O' Brien Centre for Science (East), University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 2268 | E: ucdic@ucd.ie