Dr. Josephine Boland is Senior Lecturer in Education, in the School of Medicine, National University of Ireland, Galway where she actively promotes and supports civically engaged teaching and research. Among the collaborative projects with which she is currently involved are Engaging our Clients: a community engaged research project with COPE Galway Homeless Services using participatory research strategies. ;Community-Engaged Research in Action’, an initiative in NUI Galway which aims to enhance capacity in collaborative and participatory research with community partners. She is a member of the board of Campus Engage, a network for the promotion of civic engagement activities in Irish higher education. Josephine offers staff development workshops on the theme of embedding civic engagement within the curriculum. In her research and publications she has focussed on higher education policy and practice, with particular emphasis on issues associated with embedding sustainable civic engagement.
These days have been great. I’m so glad to meet such nice students from different places. I’m also happy with the interactions that are taking place between us in diverse moments in...
Civic Engagement Book List as compiled by the CKI.
Including guidelines on assesing capacty to reflect.
Workshop presentations and other resources for developing a curriculum and designing assessment for civic engagement.
Dr. Josephine Boland and Dr. Elaine Keane
School of Education
National University of Ireland, Galway
Overview of service learning initiative
Module outline - and...