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Academic Affairs Newsletter, Week of April 28

1. From the The Center for Community Engagement

FOR FACULTY: New RFP to Create Classes with a Service Learning/Community Engagement Component:  Modify an existing course or create a new course.  Three grants will be given in the range of $5000-$10,000.  Do you have ideas on how service learning course be part of your curriculum?  Why not apply.  Please see the ATTACHED for more details.

FOR STUDENTS: Getting Paid to Serve! The City of Hayward was awarded 10 AmeriCorps VISTA members to support the expansion of its educational services/programming at 10 local school sites! This is an amazing opportunity for college graduates to work within their community and make a difference–while gaining an abundance of work experience. They are recruiting now! Please see the job description for complete information. And share with soon-to-be or recent grads! 

Sharing Stories! To all departments and faculty—if you would like to have your campus-community events and connections featured in this year’s Voices & Visions submit your material here. We are seeking features on speaker series, lectures, performances, community service, internships, and community-based research. This publication is shared across campus, with our community, and throughout the CSU! 

Recruiting Student Leaders! Student Leadership for Community Engagement focuses on personal, professional, and social responsibility, bringing together classroom learning, community engagement, and career preparation. Students participate in paid leadership training and work as student leaders for our Freshmen Day of Service and in service learning placements. Please share recruiting information with students.

2. FROM THE FACULTY DEVELOPMENT CENTER: UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

The College Experience for Students with Autism: Tips and Strategies to Promote Student Success
Tuesday, April 29 1-2.
LI 2800

Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the nation. According to estimates from CDC (2010) 1 in 66 children have a diagnosis of autism. With increasing awareness and intervention, a significant number of these children succeed in school and transition to university settings. CSUEB boasts of an innovative program , the College Link Program (through Accessibility Services) to support students with autism succeed in college. Come meet faculty, staff, and members of the College Link Program and learn more about what you can do to support students with autism on our campus. .....RSVP

Presenters: Bryan Fauth, Program Coord, College Link Program: Shubha Kashinath, Communicative Science & Disorders

Using Clickers to Enhance Student Engagement
Tuesday, April 29 4:00-5:00
Li 2750

Clickers (student response systems) are useful tools to improve student participation and learning in the classroom and to enable instructors to determine when students are confused or disengaged. We will discuss how clickers may be used to enhance educational effectiveness and to make the classroom experience more interactive. .....RSVP

Presenter: Bernie Salvador, OHSC

Chancellor's Office Initiatives: Funds Available for Course Redesign
Wednesday, April 30 12:00-2:00
VBT 135

This workshop will acquaint faculty with initiatives from the Chancellor's Office for course redesign and technology and the generous funding available. Hear from faculty who received last years funding for promising course redesign. Lunch will be served. .....RSVP

Presenters: Bridget Ford, History, Dee Andrews, History, Jessica Weiss, Faculty Development

Using Clickers to Enhance Student Engagement
Tuesday, May 1 12:00-1:00
Li 2750

Clickers (student response systems) are useful tools to improve student participation and learning in the classroom and to enable instructors to determine when students are confused or disengaged. We will discuss how clickers may be used to enhance educational effectiveness and to make the classroom experience more interactive. .....RSVP

Presenter: Bernie Salvador, OHSC 

Thank you to all who participated in the Week of Scholarship!  The CSU Student Research Competition will be this Friday-Saturday on campus--thank you to all who are volunteering to be part of this effort.

Have a good week.

 
  
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