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Community Engagement Guides & Modules

Community Engagement & Research LibGuide Learn More

Developed by McMaster University Library

This interdisciplinary guide is for those looking to understand the Hamilton context as they engage with off-campus communities through teaching, research, and service. 

OCE Community Guide Learn More

Developed by OCE

Created to provide clarity on the role that the Office of Community Engagement plays to connect the McMaster and Hamilton community. This guide is for Hamilton-based community groups/non-profit organizations looking for assistance from McMaster, or organizations that have been approached by McMaster representatives interested in partnering with you. 

OCE Faculty & Staff Guide Learn More

Developed by OCE

This guide has been created to provide clarity on the role that McMaster’s Office of Community Engagement plays to connect the McMaster and Hamilton community as we learn how to work together to contribute to the public good. This guide is for you if you are a McMaster faculty or staff member interested in building a partnership with a Hamilton-based community group in support of your research, education, or service activities. 

OCE Student Guide Learn More

Developed by OCE

This guide has been created to provide clarity on the role that McMaster’s Office of Community Engagement plays to connect the McMaster and Hamilton community as we learn how to work together to contribute to the public good. This guide is for you if you are a McMaster student interested in learning how you can get involved with the Hamilton community during your time at McMaster 

Paths to Collaboration: A Community Guide to Working with McMaster Researchers Learn More

Developed by OCE

If you are a community group or a non-profit organization looking for assistance with research, or if you have been approached by McMaster researchers interested in conducting research with you, this guide is for you.  

Experiential Learning Toolkit Learn More

Developed by Niagara College Canada 

Developing Community-Engaged Courses

Community-Engaged Education Toolkit (Draft) Learn More

Developed by OCE

Developed to encourage faculty, staff, and students to embed principles of community engagement into their community-engaged teaching and extracurricular partnerships. 

Generating, Deepening, and Documenting Learning: The Power of Critical Reflection in Applied Learning Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Experiential Education Reflection Framework

 

Reflection Assignment from Generating, Deepening, and Documenting Learning: The Power of Critical Reflection in Applied Learning Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Experiential Education Reflection Framework – Reflection Assignment 

DEAL Model for Critical Reflection Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Experiential Education Reflection Framework 

The Pedagogical Balancing Act: Teaching Reflection in Higher Education Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Experiential Education Reflection Framework 

Reflection Prompts Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Experiential Education Reflection Framework 

Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Experiential Education Reflection Framework

Community-Engaged Education Worksheet Learn More

Developed by OCE

The following worksheet can help assess your readiness to build communityengaged (CE) components into your curriculum and get started on your planning. 

List of Resources for Experiential Learning Learn More

Curated by the University of Calgary Taylor Institute for Teaching & Learning

Participating in Community-Engaged Courses & Initatives

Student Readiness for Community-Engagement Worksheet Learn More

Developed by OCE

The following worksheet can help students reflect on their readiness to engage in/with the community before they start their journey 

Student Guide: Preparing for Community-Engaged Experiences Learn More

Developed by the Faculty of Social Sciences

Guidance for students on how to contact and and prepare for placements with community organizations.

Preparing Students to Engage in Equitable Community Partnerships: A Handbook Learn More

Externally Developed Resource 

Edited by Elizabeth A. Tryon, Haley C. Madden, and Cory Sprinkel

This book is available through the McMaster University Library.

 

 

Virtual Community-Engaged Learning & Engagement

Virtual Engagement Toolkit Learn More

Developed by OCE

Intended to support community engagement practitioners conducting virtual engagement programming online. Topics. include virtual facilitation skills, platform recommendations, and accessibility considerations

Adapting Experiential Community-Engaged Learning for the Remote Context Learn More

Developed by the Ad Hoc Experiential Learning and Community Engagement Working Group

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Resources:

Community-Engaged Learning and Well-Being Learn More

Externally Developed Resource from Western University

Responding to Sexual Harassment in Experiential Learning Learn More

Externally Developed Resource from Courage to Act (Source)

A toolkit for Staff and Faculty at Postsecondary Institutions

Anti-Racist Community Engagement: Principles and Practices Learn More

Externally Developed Resource 

Edited by Christina Santana, Roopika Risam, Aldo Garcia-Guevara, Joseph Krupczynski, Cynthia Lynch, John Reiff, Cindy Vincent and Elaine Ward
Foreword by Timothy K. Eatman

This book is available through the McMaster University Library.

Culturally Engaging Service-Learning with Diverse Communities Learn More

Externally Developed Resource 

Edited by Omobolade Delano-Oriaran, Suzanne Fondrie, and Marguerite W. Penick-Parks

This book is available through the McMaster University Library.

Educating for Citizenship and Social Justice Learn More

Externally Developed Resource 

Edited by Tania D. Mitchell and Krista M. Soria

This book is available through the McMaster University Library.

Feminist Praxis Revisited: Critical Reflections on University-Community Engagement Learn More

Externally Developed Resource 

Edited by Amber Dean, Jennifer L. Johnson, and Susanne Luhmann

This book is available through the McMaster University Library.

The Wiley International Handbook for Service-Learning for Social Justice Learn More

Externally Developed Resource

Edited by Darren E. Lund

This book is available through the McMaster University Library.

Partnership Templates