Storefront Event On November 4th at 7pm, the UBC Learning Exchange will be hosting a premiere of digital stories and artwork. For the past several months, Downtown Eastside residents new to digital media, professional photographers volunteering their time and Learning Exchange staff have been collaborating on the creation of digital stories and images. This has […]
The Fourth Annual Report to the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is now available from the UBC-Community Learning Initiative (UBC-CLI). This report summarizes the progress made in the past year by the UBC-CLI, a model for the advancement of curricular Community Service-Learning.
How can the University work with communities to achieve change? From the Learning Exchange archives watch this Fall 2009 dialogue with John McKnight, champion of Asset-Based Community Development, and panellists Janet Austin, Chris Kelly and Sachintha Wickramasinghe.
On August 30, 2010, UBC’s Learning Exchange and Canadian publisher Douglas and McIntyre hosted a symposium - The Next Million Futures: Research, Policy and Access to Higher Education where author Silver Donald Cameron gave an overview of his new book, A Million Futures. Policy experts, scholarship winners, and many others discussed the issues raised by the book.
The McConnell Foundation has just published a report entitled "Getting Wisdom: The Transformative Power of Community Service-Learning". Written and compiled by Silver Donald Cameron, this report provides a really good overview about Community Service-Learning, how it works, and why it's important.