Registration is now open for the 2012 Discovering CommunitySummer Institute: "Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place Based Learning,"June 25-29, 2012in Middlebury, VT.
The Discovering Community Summer Institute
offers educators the opportunity to explore the power of field research
as a means to facilitate student engagement with their home
communities. Over the course of an intensive, week-long program
participants will work with cultural researchers, documentary media
specialists, artists, and fellow educators in a learning environment
that models an ethnographic approach to community inquiry. The Institute
brings together place as the context, sustainability as the goal, and service-learning as the strategy.