Research

IARSLCE

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Current & Ongoing Research Projects

  • Becca Berkey, Barak Soreff, and Brooke Schober are investigating how to develop a community-responsive faculty development program.
  • Gail Begley, Hilary Schuldt, Becca Berkey, and Lisa Roe are exploring the Service-Learning Teaching Assistant program as a form of faculty development.
  • Lori Gardinier and Emily Mann are embarking on a longitudinal study of Northeastern's Civic Engagement Program students.
  • Becca Berkey, Barak Soreff, Dan McKenna, Donna Owens (formerly of United South End Settlements), and Lisa Roe are examining the multifaceted nature of university program-community organization partnerships to identify key dimensions for creating naturally evolving and mutually beneficial partnerships.

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Publications

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NU Faculty, Staff, Community Partner, and Student Conference & Poster Presentations

2015

  • Begley, G.S. (2015, December). Developing Engaged Scientists and Citizens: A Network of Partnerships for Effective Service-Learning. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.

  • Begley, G.S. (2015, March). Developing engaged scientists and citizens: a network of partnerships for effective service-learning.  American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology - Experimental Biology Meeting, Boston, MA.

  • Berkey, R., Begley, G., Schuldt, H., & Roe, L. (2015, May). Undergraduates as innovation partners in teaching and learning: Lessons from the service-learning teaching assistant program. Conference for Advancing Evidence-Based Teaching at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

  • Berkey, R., Roe, L., Miller, J., Ashley, L., & Kim, S. (2015, June). Designed intervention: Utilizing high-impact practices to enhance professional skill-building with international students. NASPA Assessment & Persistence Conference, Boston, MA.

  • Edwards, B., Berkey, R., Gregory Poku, S., & Sievert, J. (2015, April).Community engagement: Radical pedagogy & social change.  Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

  • Gardinier, L. & Bonfiglioli, G. (2015, December). Peer-to-Peer Cross Cultural Project-Based Community Engagement. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.

  • Gardinier, L. & Bonfiglioli, G. (2015, November). Peer-to-peer cross cultural project-based community engagement. International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. Boston, MA.

  • Hayward, L. (2015, November). Sustaining a long term international service-learning partnership: A model for inclusion and action upon community participant feedback. International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. Boston, MA.International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. Boston, MA.

  • Mann, E., Kleber, M., & Gardinier, L. (2015, December). Applying the social genome model: identifying city resources to combat poverty. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.

  • Mann, E., Kleber, M., & Gardinier, L. (2015, November). Applying the social genome model: identifying city resources to combat poverty. International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. Boston, MA.

  • Miller, J. & Kostka, I. (2015, November). Cultivating communities of practice with international students using intergenerational oral history projects. International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. Boston, MA.

  • Roe, L., Berkey, R., Ashley, L., & Kim, S. (2015, June). The iterative process of aligning student learning outcomes and assessment tools. NASPA Assessment & Persistence Conference, Boston, MA.

  • Roe, L., Berkey, R., Begley, G., & Schuldt, H. (2015, December). Undergraduates as Innovation Partners in Teaching & Learning: Lessons from the Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Program. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.

  • Roe, L., Berkey, R., Begley, G., & Schuldt, H. (2015, November). Undergraduates as innovation partners in teaching & learning: Lessons from the service-learning teaching assistant program. International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. Boston, MA. Boston, MA.

  • Sullivan, H., Roe, L., Curry, D., & Kim, S. (2015, June). Co-constructing the process: Connecting university service programs with community-based organizations. Massachusetts Conference for Service and Volunteering, Framingham, MA.

  • Thorne, J. (2015, April). Conceptual drawing: Bridging the gap. Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice at Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

2014

2013

  • Begley, G. (2013). Mapping Experiential Learning to Core Concepts and Skills in Biology. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.
  • Berkey, R., Griffin, F., and Miller, J. (2013). Coming to America: Introducing Service-Learning to ESL Students through Global Experience. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.
  • Gardinier, L. and Mann, E. (2013). Can Service-Learning Experiences Change Poverty Attributions among Students? Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.
  • Golub-Victor, A. and Pflug, J. (2013). Making Connections: Use of Service-Learning in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum to Promote Professional Skill Development. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.

2012

  • Barros, C., Gardinier, L,. Mann, E., and McCarthy, R. (2012). Campus-Community Partnership: Exploring Impacts and Outcomes for Youth in an Intensive After School Program. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.
  • Begley, G. and Minnig, M. (2012). First-Year Life Science Students Learn Biology by Serving the Community. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.
  • Doggett, K. and Hoffman, J. (2012). Win-Win: A Service-Learning Approach to Training School Psychologists. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.
  • Golub-Victor, A. and Pflug, J. (2012). Making Connections between Class and Community: Service-Learning in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Curriculum. Northeastern University Service-Learning EXPO.

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