Lunchtime Workshop Series on Community-Based Learning

DCU Learning Innovation Unit, in collaboration with DCU Office of Civic Engagement, will offer a lunchtime workshop series on community-based learning focussing on:

  • The pedagogy and principles of community-based learning
  • The benefits of a community engaged curricula for personal, academic, professional and civic development of higher education students
  • Introducing community-based learning elements into curricula and assessment
  • Best practice in the field of community-based learning in Ireland and Dublin City University

The workshops will take place at the following times:

25th February, 12.30 – 2pm : Community-Based Learning and Curricula (presenter: Dr Josephine Boland, NUI Galway)

3rd March, 12.30 – 2pm : Community-Based Learning - Engaging and Preparing Students for Future Roles (presenter: Dr Catherine Gorman, Dublin Institute of Technology)

10th March, 12.30 – 2pm : Community-Based Learning in Action at DCU – Case Studies and Best Practice (presenters: Dr Catherine Woods, DCU School of Health and Human Performance; Dr Liam MacGabhann, DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences; Dr Donal O’Brien, DCU Business School; Dr Padraig Murphy, DCU School of Communications)

These are an integrated set of sessions but you are welcome to attend individual sessions.

The sessions will take place in Bea Orpen building, Room DG10 (session 1 and 2) and School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Room H306 (session 3).

Light lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in attending the sessions, please register at


Event Date: 

12 - 14