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  1. 1. Global Service-Learning
  2. 3. Amizade empowers individuals and communities through worldwide service and learning . EXPLORE. SERVE. UNDERSTAND.
  3. 4. Community-Based Learning Community-Driven Service Intercultural Immersion Global Citizenship Reflective Inquiry www.globalservicelearning.org
  4. 5. <ul><li>Academics </li></ul><ul><li>- Intro to Int. Development (B0livia) </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Native Comm. (Navajo N.) </li></ul><ul><li>- Hist. of Holocaust (Germ. / Pol.) </li></ul><ul><li>- Peace and Reconcil. (N. Ireland) </li></ul><ul><li>- Intro to Comm. Dev. (Tanzania) </li></ul><ul><li>- Intro to Social Doc. (AL / GA) </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Global Studies (Ghana) </li></ul>
  5. 6. Academics 1. Content 2. Questions
  6. 7. Community- Driven Service Project Selection, Implementation, Evaluation Continuous Partnership
  7. 8. <ul><li>Community-Driven Service </li></ul><ul><li>School / Orphanage Building </li></ul><ul><li>- Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>- Learning </li></ul><ul><li>- Youth Center Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit Evaluation / Grant-writing </li></ul><ul><li>Building Relationships & Communicating once home </li></ul>
  8. 9. &quot;Before Amizade volunteers came, we didn't even dare to dream to have all we do now. Our lives changed so much. All our lives are better thanks to you.&quot; – Sister Leticia, director of the Hogar de Ninos in Bolivia
  9. 10. Intercultural Immersion & Exchange
  10. 13. Consideration of Global Citizenship
  11. 14. Global Citizenship <ul><li>Concept: belief in equal human dignity, global community, respect for other cultures, desire for peaceful coexistence (Carter 2001) </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics (Nussbaum 1997) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognition of common value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical distance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrative imagination </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. From Concept to Application <ul><li>Knowledge, Skills, Efficacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(values, commitment) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Habit of mind </li></ul></ul>
  13. 16. Habit of Mind <ul><li>Critical Distance </li></ul><ul><li>Empathy </li></ul><ul><li>Liberal Education: embracing a diversity of ideas and recognizing multiple ways of knowing </li></ul><ul><li>Student Development: singular -> dualistic -> relativistic -> commitment in relativism -> continuously evolving knowledge </li></ul>
  14. 17. Global Citizenship Beyond the Course Personal Economic Political Conserve Resources Live Simply Share Your Story with Friends, Family Stay in Touch with Friends around the World Raise Awareness Buy Fair Trade Buy Local Buy Organic Familiarize Yourself with Conscious Consumption Resources, e.g. www.ethicalconsumer.com Educate Yourself and Vote Apply for Oxfam America’s CHANGES Program Get Involved with the Student Global AIDS Campaign, Students Taking Action Now - Darfur
  15. 18. Reflective Inquiry
  16. 19. In Bolivia, 40 street children now have beds due to the construction of an orphanage by Amizade volunteers.
  17. 20. In Brazil, thousands of teenagers have gained skills through a vocational center built by Amizade volunteers.
  18. 21. Considering Sustainability <ul><li>Social Enterprise Model </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Start-up Costs in Past </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Partners helps share costs </li></ul><ul><li>Community cooperation and support </li></ul><ul><li>Market Reality </li></ul>
  19. 22. How Amizade approaches Affordability <ul><li>Less expensive than tuition plus traveling and living abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Mission-driven for affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Many students raise money for international service </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WVU: Eberly College, Departments, OIP, ASK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pitt: Honors College, UCIS, Nationality Rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amizade </li></ul></ul>
  20. 23. www.globalservicelearning.org www.amizade.org

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