#CLDE18: Not-to-Miss Pre-conference Workshops on June 6

April 27, 2018

#CLDE18: Not-to-Miss Pre-conference Workshops on Wed. Jun 6

During the 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting there are a variety of half-day and full-day pre-conference workshops geared toward creating campus cultures, pedagogies and practices that advance a thriving democracy. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore assessment, political engagement, online information literacy, reacting to the past pedagogy, and more!

Check out the session descriptions on the meeting webpage and be sure to register by May 1st for our early-bird rates.

9 a.m. - Noon 
Half-day Morning Pre-Conference Workshop: 
Experience to Integration: Immersive Civic Learning Through Historical Role-Playing Games
Verdis Robinson, National Director, The Democracy Commitment and Mary Evins, Associate Research Professor of History, Middle Tennessee State University.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  
Full-day Pre-conference Workshop
Civic Engagement Assessment: From Mission Statements to Meanings and Measures
Pre-Conference Workshops with Networking Lunch - sponsored by ETS
Organizers: Abe Goldberg, Executive Director of the Center for Civic Engagement and Associate Professor of Political Science, James Madison University; Ross Markle, Senior Assessment Strategist, Higher Education Division, ETS; and Dena Pastor, Associate Director of Assessment Operations – Center for Assessment & Research Studies and Professor of Graduate Psychology, James Madison University

Attend both half-day assessment pre-conference workshops for a reduced price and participate in our assessment networking lunch from Noon - 1 p.m. OR attend only the morning or only the afternoon sessions listed below.

  • MORNING:  Making Assessment Work for You: Strategies to Bring Meaning to your Civic Engagement Efforts
  • AFTERNOON: Leading Institutional Civic Learning and Engagement Efforts through Assessment

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
Half-day Afternoon Pre-conference Workshop 
Advancing Online Civic Literacy: New Skills for Citizens
Presenter: Mike Caulfield, ADP Civic Fellow and Director of Blended and Networked Learning, Washington State University Vancouver

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  
Half-day Afternoon Pre-conference Workshop 
Politics 365 - Preparing for Political Engagement 
Organizers: Nancy Thomas
, Director, and Ishara Casellas Connors, Associate Director, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE), Jonathan M. Tisch College for Civic Life at Tufts University (Mass.)

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  
Half-day Afternoon Pre-conference Workshop 
Student Pre-Conference Workshop
For CLDE students only; free
Organizers: 2018 CLDE Student Interns: Vera Barcega-Ramirez, student, College of the Canyons (Calif.); Hannah Jackson, student, University of Nevada, Reno (Nev.); Collin Sullivan, student, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Md.)

Be sure to register by May 1st for our best rates and book your hotel room by May 16 at our special group rate!

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