S L O A N C S L P P T Final 10 26 09


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S L O A N C S L P P T Final 10 26 09

  1. 1. Leading Societal Change <br />Through Online Service Learning…<br />Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D.<br />Associate Dean<br />Center for Distance Learning<br />Mara M. Kaufmann, N.D., APRN<br />Associate Professor and Mentor<br />Center for Distance Learning<br />SLOAN-C 15th Int. Conf.<br />Friday, October 30, 2009<br />Session 4, Room: Bonaire 7<br />8:45a.m. - 9:20a.m.<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Our Experiences Service Learning and Service eLearning<br />Mara:<br />University of Colorado, Nursing multiple SL projects(1998 – 2002)<br />Local and state wide communities <br />SUNY Plattsburgh, courses Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Clinical Practicum for RN to BS students<br />Local agencies and schools<br />SUNY Empire State College, Nursing courses Educational Planning, Professional Issues and Leadership, and Community Health <br />Across the state of New York<br />Tom:<br />University at AlbanyProject Renaissance first year experience program “living and learning” (1996-2000)<br />Pen Pal exchange with Troy School District <br />University at Albany Honors College course Social and Community Informatics (2007)<br />Ronald McDonald House, Peace Action, Capital City Rescue Mission, and Food Pantries for the Capital District<br />
  3. 3. “Today's students are the first globally connected citizens, able to use their computers and cell phones to connect to all regions of the Earth and contribute to a global discussion through Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and unlimited web sites. <br /> Instead of ignoring this fact, we should welcome the opportunity to promote a deeper kind of global awareness using the dynamic ways that new technologies allow.”<br />http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/top-news/index.cfm?i=61349<br />
  4. 4. http://www.serve.gov/<br />
  5. 5. Our Mission<br />Empire State College enables motivated adults, regardless of geography or life circumstance, to design a rigorous, individualized academic program and earn a college degree.<br />
  6. 6. Vision 2015<br />The college, as the premier institution for adult learning within SUNY and across the nation:<br />• supports learners as active partners in their education;<br />• transcends the boundaries of time, place and ways of learning;<br />• integrates and engages learners with their past, present and future creative and intellectual lives;<br />• creates and supports cooperative initiatives among all segments of the population to foster respect, civility and a welcoming environment; and<br />• supports the social, cultural and economic development and<br />sustainability of both its learners and their communities.<br />http://www.esc.edu/presidentsoffice<br />
  7. 7. CDL Facebook fan page created on March 12, 2009. <br />542 fans as of October 7, 2009 <br />Most fans from the US, and 19 other countries <br />CDL students, employees and graduates<br />
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  9. 9. News items, event notification, student questions<br />Faculty profiles, and student discussions<br />Sharing information among students <br />Sharing more about ourselves with students <br />
  10. 10. Our Question?<br /> How do we as educators prepare our students in gaining the knowledge and experience required to lead in facilitating societal change in their immediate and global communities? <br />
  11. 11. Societal Change and Our Online Students...<br />History<br />Historical Preservation<br />Elizabeth Cady Stanton student in Johnstown NY<br />Community Human Service<br />Community Organizing <br />Altes Award winner Dr. Joyce McKnight<br />
  12. 12. Societal Change and Our Online Students…<br />Nursing Courses<br />Service Learning Project/Clinical <br />Community Health Nursing <br />Professional Issues and Leadership <br />Leadership Development Portfolio<br />Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.  Anais Nin  <br />http://www.esc.edu<br />
  13. 13. Questions: Ours and Yours<br />What has been your experience with service learning?<br />What ideas do you have for developing service learning or service e-learning at your institution?<br />
  14. 14. Leading Societal Change <br /> Through Online Service Learning…<br />See Our Handout <br />for our <br />References and Notes!<br />Mara M. Kaufmann, N.D. APRN<br />Associate Professor and Mentor<br />Center for Distance Learning<br />Mara.Kaufmann@esc.edu<br />Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D.<br />Associate Dean<br />Center for Distance Learning<br />Tom.Mackey@esc.edu<br />14<br />