Retreat Recap: Community Service and the Wisconsin Idea (Jan 18, 2012)

Using Community Service Learning to Integrate the Wisconsin Idea into Our Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Intro slides. Agenda.


  • Does the Wisconsin Experience Lead to the Wisconsin Idea? Aaron Brower, PhD, UW-Madison Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning.
  • Community Service Learning: What is it and Why is it Essential to Education in the Health Sciences in the 21st Century? Nancy Mathews, PhD – Morgridge Center; Sharon Younkin, PhD – School of Medicine and Public Health; Giri Venkataramanan, PhD – School of Engineering.
  • Where Can Community Service Learning Be Taught and How Do We Assess Students? Jill Boissonnault, PhD – Physical Therapy; Dipesh Navsaria, MD – School of Medicine and Public Health; Yvette Egan, MS, RN – School of Nursing.
  • What is the Teaching Academy/How Can the Teaching Academy be a Resource in Teaching and Assessment? Beth Martin, PhD – School of Pharmacy; Janet Batzli, PhD – Associate Director, Biocore, University of Wisconsin-Madison