Wednesday, April 23, 2014

3rd Annual Service Engagement Summit Poster Presentations

A Journey through Service-Learning in Cyprus: An International Case Study on Peacemaking

Jeffrey T. Bryant, Director, Phylis Lan Lin Program in Social Work, University of Indianapolis

This was a unique opportunity to participate in a learning experience for 17 days. The university students participated in peacemaking educational efforts to prepare youth at Highgate School to become better citizens through conflict resolution.

Roundabout Opera for Kids: Serving and Being Served through Arts Outreach Programming

Kimberly Carballo, Coordinating Opera Coach and Alex Nelson, Production Manager, Roundabout Opera for Kids, Indiana University Bloomington

ROK performs age-appropriate operas and musicals for area elementary-aged children at no cost. This not only supports arts education, but also extends the college students education and fosters a habit of community service by the participating musicians.

The Development of Health Care Service -Learning Project for Project Management Course

Kuan Chen, Associate Professor, Management, Purdue University Calumet

This presentation describes the development of a health care service-learning assignment for a project management course. It involves student engagement with real customers and real stakeholders in the creation of real events with real outcomes.

Analyzing and Designing Service Learning Project for Information System Course

Keh-Wen “Carin” Chuang, Associate Professor, Purdue University North Central

Service learning is a valuable instructional methodology that is little used in system analysis and design courses. This presentation will share best practices for service learning in the business community.

Using Community-Based Learning to Alleviate Potential Curriculum Deficiencies

Rebecca Deemer, Distinguished Professor of Service Learning, University of Indianapolis

This poster illustrates the cyclical nature of the process used in the University of Indianapolis’ Top Dog Communication public relations firm. The students further their own knowledge by engaging in directed, hands-on, applied learning, while the community partner receives high-quality, pro bono work.

Count Down to a Healthy Start: An Interdisciplinary Project

Victoria DeMan, Early Childhood Education Student, Purdue University North Central

This poster features how students from an education course and a nursing course worked together to impact the communities of Northwest Indiana.

Integration of Case Studies Into Class For the Development of Home Exercise Programs

Timothy J. Demchak, Associate Professor, Athletic Training

This project helped the community partner through the development of home exercise programs and exposed students to a unique population that has socio-economic and other secondary issues not seen in the young athletic population.

Interpersonal Relationships in the Community: Learning, Leading, & Serving

Josey Dies, Faith Kellermeyer, and Sean Kershaw, Students, Psychology, Anderson University

Presenters will share their experiences working with community members including children and adolescents, women in a transitional shelter, church-affiliated individuals, and batterers using skills learned in their courses.

Measuring Ripples & Waves: Impact of Early Childhood Service-Learning

Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education and Laura Weaver, Service Learning Coordinator, Purdue University North Central

This presentation examines how service-learning projects effect participants by utilizing a mixed methodology approach and aims to demonstrate that assessment, authenticity, standards and service engagement are not mutually exclusive but closely aligned.

A Student-Led University Program to Address Local Digital Divide Issues

Douglas Harms, Professor, Computer Science, DePauw University

The Community Technology Enhancement Program’s history and evolution, successes and challenges, impact on both local and international communities, student leadership model, and curricular ties-ins will all be discussed.

Neutropenic Diet, What is the evidence?

Heather Hicks, Student, Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

This presentation includes the history of neutropenic diet, the current evidence for eliminating the diet for neutropenic oncology patients, the goals/outcomes of eliminating the diet and alternatives for oncology staff.

Community Health Fairs Promote Engagement and Civic Responsibility

Denise Jordan, Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

This presentation will highlight course design and results will be discussed in this session to determine how key elements of this service-based learning may be used for student learning in other courses.  

Indiana University School of Medicine Community Leadership Mentor Program

Stephen Kirchhoff, Director, Office of Medical Service-Learning and Lucas Buchler, fourth-year Medical Student, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

The Indiana University School of Medicine Office of Medical Service-Learning in partnership with the United Way of Central Indiana developed the Community Leadership Profram with the goal of increasing the number of physician leaders prepared to improve the health and welfare of the community through service on nonprofit boards.

That’s What I Like About You

Grace Morken, Student, Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Learn how a quality improvement project turned into a morale booster for staff at IPFW.

Tracking k-12 Student Participation in Learning Centers Staffed by College Tutors

Nathan Mott, Director, Indy Learning Centers, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Learn about paperless data reporting from a system developed by students at IUPUI that supports multi-site data collection in the central office to allow for real time analysis of tutoring participation.

Interprofessional Education and Service Learning: A case study

Nancy K. Mann, Clinical Associate Professor and Dr. Deborah Poling, Director of Graduate Nursing Programs, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

The purpose of this project was to deliver culturally competent care during an interprofessional educational experience, and determine the effect of an international service-learning experience in the Dominican Republic. Students wished to perform a community service by staffing a makeshift medical clinic to a squatter’s rights community grown up around a city landfill waste area, and to engage with people from a culture very different from their own, thereby increasing their cultural competence.

Developing Campus Community Partnerships and Creating Opportunities for Faculty and Students to Develop Democratic Deliberation Skills

Lisa-Marie Napoli, Adjunct Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington

This presentation highlights democratic deliberation as an approach to increase citizen capacity and examines how to create an infrastructure for developing campus-community partnerships.

Universal Safety Precautions: Meeting Required Interpreter Services in the Healthcare Setting

Sharifa Salim, Student, Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

This presentation will highlight an education tool that was to utilize pictures only, no words, to convey mandatory sanitizing protocol and isolation procedures to assure universal safety precautions are taken by all who enter/exit patient rooms.

Synthetic Drugs: Best Practices for the Implementation of a Middle-School Education/Prevention Program

Maria Wright, Student, Nursing, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Within the setting of a middle-school in Northeast Indiana, 223 eighth-grade students were educated on synthetic drugs after assessing the needs of the students and correlating information gathered in a mental health clinical setting in the area.

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