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  1. 1. PUTTING SPANISH INTO PRACTICE THROUGH CSL CAMELIA NUNEZ [email_address]
  2. 2. Community Service Learning Effective service-learning programs help students connect real-life experience to more theoretical classroom study and develop their individual values , sense of social responsibility and leadership skills. Canadian Association for Community Service-Learning
  3. 3. Community Service Learning CSL is the accomplishment of tasks that meet genuine human needs in combination with conscious education al growth.
  4. 4. Community Service Learning must: <ul><li>meet real, defined community needs </li></ul><ul><li>be reciprocal in nature, benefiting both the community and the student service-learners </li></ul><ul><li>include a strong reflective element to maximize meaningful learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. A Visual Definition
  6. 6. CSL Objectives for SP 2200 & 3300 @ Western <ul><li>To understand the socio-cultural setting of the Hispanic community in London </li></ul><ul><li>To practice what is learnt in class in a real life situation. </li></ul><ul><li>To establish friendly relations with members of the London Hispanic community. </li></ul><ul><li>To identify similarities and differences between Canadian and Hispanic cultures. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CSL Option Breakdown (2200) Option 1 – Community Service Learning Option 2 ­– Regular program Labs (participation, preparation, etc.)...10% Assignments (oral and written)………...5% Assignments (oral and written)………...5% Quizzes (around 5)……………………..5% Quizzes (around 5)……………………..5% 3 (out of 4) tests (grammar, oral comprehension and compositions)…...30% 3 (out of 4) tests (grammar, oral comprehension and compositions)…...30% 4 reflective Blog Posts………………12% 4 compositions (home)……………….12% 1 Oral presentation……………………8% 2 oral presentations…………………….8% Evaluation by community partners….10% Final exam……………………………30% Final exam……………………………30% Total CSL 30%, Regular 70%, 100% Total 100%
  8. 8. CSL Option Breakdown (3300)   OPCIÓN 1 – COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING  Blog Post (4x 3) ..................... 12%  Presentación oral CSL ............... 8%  Evaluación Community Partners .. 10%   OPCIÓN 2 Proyecto 1 – Entrevista .............10%  Proyecto 2 – ........... 10%  Historia encadenada (2x5%) ....... 10%
  9. 9. Community Partners <ul><li>London Public Library (One on One Mentor Program) (20 Spaces) </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Diabetes Association (8 Spaces) </li></ul><ul><li>LUSO Community Service (5 Spaces) </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Committee of London (4 Spaces) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Feedback: student questionnaire <ul><li>Q3 .Please indicate your agreement or disagreement with the following aspects of the CSL partnership with the community organization you worked with: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3A My community partner responded to emails or phone calls in a timely manner. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3B I felt my community partner had a real interest in our project. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3C My community partner was able to provide me with additional information to support the project. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 11. Feedback: student questionnaire <ul><li>3D After learning about my community partner, I feel inclined to volunteer there in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3E Overall, I had a positive experience working with my community partner. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3F My CSL experience has influenced me to continue taking Spanish courses. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3G Because of my CSL experience I have discovered the relevance of knowing Spanish to fields other than teaching </li></ul>
  12. 12. Feedback
  13. 13. Feedback: student questionnaire <ul><li>Q4 . Please indicate “True” or “False” for the following statements: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>4A Participating in the CSL experience increased my sense of civic engagement and social responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>4B My CSL experience turned out to be something different than expected when I signed up for the course. </li></ul><ul><li>4C My CSL experience taught me something new about a community and/or social issue I did not know much about before. </li></ul><ul><li>4D My CSL experience taught me something new about a community and/or social issue I did not know much about before. </li></ul><ul><li>4E I would like to see Community Service Learning incorporated into more of my courses. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Feedback
  15. 15. CSL Poem by Aaron & Jessie Gracias a nuestra clase, para su atención Gracias a CDA y CSL, aprendimos un montón De cosas nuevas, maneras de traducir Las experiencias que tuvimos, orgullosos debemos sentir Ojalá que el programa, dure para siempre Cada año que existe, ayuda a más y más gente Gracias a Camelia, y Profesora Ana Trabajaron muy duro para hacer posible este programa Pues les debemos aplaudir y celebrar El éxito del programa, vamos al bar!!!
  16. 16. GRACIAS! CAMELIA NUNEZ [email_address]

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