Presentation on theme: "Community Engagement (CE) “Make vital, ethical, and sustained contributions to social and economic well-being by engaging communities in research, learning,"— Presentation transcript:
Community Engagement (CE) “Make vital, ethical, and sustained contributions to social and economic well-being by engaging communities in research, learning, and debate about community issues of concern.” Strategic Plan
Community Engagement Provide the “tweet” version of your CE activity. Go to or, on your recipe card write:http://ce.educ.ubc.ca/ce-mapping/ Name: character summary of CE activity. Interested in follow up? Y/N Interested in showcasing your CE work? Y/N
Community Engagement Timeline Community Engagement included in the Faculty Strategic Plan, Discussion paper Community Engagement in the Faculty of Education presented to Faculty Meeting, November 2011 Open meeting of Faculty and Staff, January, 2012 Re-naming of EPLT to include Community Engagement (Professional Development and Community Engagement), September, 2012 Formation of the Community Engagement Working Group, October, 2012 (4 meetings thus far)
Community Engagement “Create a body with broad representation from the Faculty and community stakeholders to help set priorities for community engagement, broadly defined.” Strategic Plan Community Engagement Working Group Open invitation Participants– from all departments, units and school Formalize the working group to the extent that all departments are represented Include students Include community stakeholders
Community Engagement Tom SorkDNSO Marla BuchananECPS Linda Farr-DarlingEDCP Tracy FriedelEDCP Cynthia NicolEDCP Pat O'RileyEDCP Peter ColeEDCP Jolie Mayer-SmithEDCP Marina Milner-BolotinEDCP Gerald FallonEDST Wendy PooleEDST Shauna ButterwickEDST Hartej GillEDST Michelle StackEDST Jo-ann ArchibaldEDST Daniel VokeyEDST Wendy FrisbyKIN Joanne NaslundLIBRARY Mark EdwardsPDCE Rita IrwinTEO Sydney CraigTEO Anne ScholefieldTEO Wendy CarrTEO Josee LebelTEO Community Engagement Working Group Participants
Community Engagement Priorities 1. Tell and celebrate the stories of our involvement with the world 2. Challenge and shape the university’s conversation about community engagement 3. Enable scholars and communities to engage each other 4. Connect scholars with research about CE and with each other 5. Support CE activity with infrastructure and resources 6. Develop principles for good practice
Community Engagement “Record and celebrate the Faculty’s community engagement activities and communicate the value of this work, especially in terms of scholarship, to the broader public.” Strategic Plan Actions Creation of CE Website (ce.educ.ubc.ca) Map CE activities
Community Engagement Mapping CE in the Faculty of Education What community or organization? Who was involved? How did it happen? What were the goal(s), activities, and outcomes? When and where? Who benefited? What supports (e.g. funding, administrative)? Are you interested in being interviewed?
Community Engagement Mapping CE activities: Five ways Tweet/index cards Online survey or narrative Interview Showcase / video clip for web Post Article/Report
Community Engagement Opportunity 1 Provide the “tweet” version of your CE activity. Name: character summary of CE activity. Interested in follow up? Y/N Interested in showcasing your CE work? Y/N
Community Engagement Opportunity 2 Represent your CE activity more fully through questionnaire or short narrative. Go to the CE website and respond to some or all of the questions in the questionnaire or write a short narrative which describes your activity in greater depth and discusses the CE issues of greatest import to you.
Community Engagement Opportunity 3 Be interviewed to allow a CE researcher to explore with you in still greater depth the nature of, and your thinking about, your CE work. Opportunity 4 Showcase your activity via multi-media on the CE, Faculty, and/or University websites.
Community Engagement Opportunity 5 In addition to the above we invite you to post one or more of your academic articles or community reports etc. (about the project /research or about community engaged research approaches etc.) on the CE website. Send your article or report to
Community Engagement Request 1. Urge people to get their community engagement activity on record. 2. Identify community engagement work that you would like celebrated on the website. 3. Celebrate and communicate the value of community engagement work. 4. Join in this rich and evolving conversation!
Community Engagement Community Engagement Website: ce.educ.ubc.ca Community Engagement address: