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GTCH 1001 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching


Thank you for all your work last semester. Please help us learn about your course and service through this brief survey: http://gwserves.givepulse.com/survey/take/9wVfFGMNPWp2DJCVWYHw

Fall courses close for hour submission this week so make sure you logged all of your service hours. Want a fast way to check? Take a peek at your service transcript screen shots to help you through the process here: https://blogs.gwu.edu/nashmanfacultyupdate/2020/01/08/students-check-your-service-transcript-on-gwserves-givepulse/

If you don't see your hours here, we don't have them and neither does your community partner. If you are hoping for a service award at graduation, the deadline is April 24th. April 24th is the last day to submit your service hours. To learn more about award levels for service, please click here: https://serve.gwu.edu/awards-and-recognition

Thanks for serving!
Hello Community Engaged Scholars,
Thank you for your learning, research and service to our GW and DC communities this semester.

Surveys and Cookies
We have a survey that we’d like you to complete it is anonymous but we will be able to see how many students in each course complete the survey. All courses with a 75% or better survey completion by Midnight Dec. 11th will be eligible to pick up a free cookie from the Nashman Center on Friday the 13th (winners announced the morning of Dec. 12th). The survey will ask you to click the box for your course (so there is the potential to get many cookies if you are in more than one designated class). The survey link is here http://gwserves.givepulse.com/survey/take/9wVfFGMNPWp2DJCVWYHw

Be a guest blogger
We’ve heard great stories from a variety of research and service sites this semester and we invite you to share them with the community. If you or a team of students and your community partner would like to blog about your service or research experiences this semester, we’d love to email rachellt@gwmail.gwu.edu your words may inspire more students to serve and engage with your community partner. We’d love to publish your work!

Take your community engaged scholarship beyond GW publish/present/secure funding
You’ve done the work and submitted the papers-why not consider publishing or presenting your work or applying for a fellowship so that the field can learn from you and your community partners can benefit. Here are some great places to get started:
Check out our blog we are constantly adding new places to publish and present community engaged work many of these calls are looking for student research-other calls will allow you to present with faculty https://blogs.gwu.edu/nashmanfacultyupdate/category/publish-or-present/
Get funding (up to $10,000) to support and expand your community engaged work through a Knapp Fellowship proposals due May 24th https://serve.gwu.edu/knapp-fellowship-entrepreneurial-service-learning
Present your work at GWU research days (you’ve already done this work in your classes-so why not) and be considered for the Nashman Prize https://serve.gwu.edu/nashman-prize-community-based-participatory-research
Extend your work with funding from the Public Service Grant Commission https://serve.gwu.edu/public-service-grant-commission
Work with your community partner on a project for peace grant https://serve.gwu.edu/projects-peace
If your work community engaged work with organizations centers sustainability-apply for the eco-equity challenge https://serve.gwu.edu/eco-equity-challenge
Watch this space and submit your writing on your work in the DC community for the Julian Clement Chase Prize https://writingprogram.gwu.edu/julian-clement-chase-prize

It’s the last week of classes don’t leave any impact hours unsubmitted!
Classes are over soon don’t forget to put all of your hours into givepulse now so that they can be approved before Dec. 21st when winter break begins. Fall classes will close for hour submission on Dec. 22nd. You are eligible for awards and recognition at graduation for the hours your serve during your time at GW https://serve.gwu.edu/awards-and-recognition

To view "Nashnan Student Opportunities Slides.pptx," please visit the email.
I emailed you individually if you have not yet submitted any impacts for GWTCH 1001 on Give Pulse. I realize that many of you have set your impact settings to "Private." When you add an impact on Give Pulse, be sure that you click “Public” and not “Private.” If your setting is set to private, others will not be able to see your impacts. In other words, I will not be able to see if the impact was added correctly (which could impact it's verification) and Professor Bitler would not be able to see it.
If you have set impacts to Private, please adjust them as soon as possible.

If you are unable to select "Public" at the bottom of your impact, you can follow the steps below or visit Making Impacts Public in the "Documents" tab.
-Click "Hi (your name)" in the upper right hand corner next to the mail icon.
-Then click "Account."
-On the left-hand side of the new page, click "Settings."
-Here, you will see a box that says "Private," be sure to unclick this box so you are not set to Private.
**This will allow you to click "Public" when adding your impact.

To note, if you adjust the impact, it will not need to be reverified. If you decide to delete and then re-add the impact, it will need to be reverified.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Please join us at the Symposium for Dr. Grooms' session on education and service with your GW teach cohort! Before the session, there will be lunch. To register for the Symposium and for lunch, please click here.

Link: https://givepul.se/5dn7dq
Registration for the Symposium will close TONIGHT at midnight Dec. 1st. All students must register to attend whether you are presenting or not in order to both get class credit and be included in the lunch count please click here https://givepul.se/5dn7dq

For more information on the symposium and how to create a showcase presentation click these links https://serve.gwu.edu/symposium-community-engaged-scholarship (you’ll see a button with a link for information for presenters). The link answers most of the frequently asked questions about what presenting at the symposium looks like.
In the "Documents" section, I added a PDF named "Nashman Student Opportunities." If you are interested to continue work in the community, be sure to check out this Power Point for grant and project opportunities.

If you have any questions about the Power Point, submitting impacts, the Symposium, etc., don't hesitate to ask.
If you have not yet submitted any impacts for GTCH 1001 on Give Pulse, I emailed you individually.

As the end of the semester approaches, here are some important reminders about logging service hours:

-Be sure to log your service hours on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
Do NOT wait until the last minute to log your service hours.

-When you add an impact on Give Pulse, be sure that you click “Public” and not “Private.” If your setting is set to private, others will not be able to see your impacts. In other words, I will not be able to see if the impact was added correctly (which could impact it's verification) and Professor Bitler would not be able to see it.

-If you have set impacts to Private, please adjust them as soon as possible.

-Also, be sure to share the impact with GTCH 1001.
Just a reminder, be sure to log your hours on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
Do NOT log all of your service hours at the last minute.
**Reminders**

I emailed everyone individually this morning as a reminder to complete the service waiver. **This survey will probably take you less than 3 minutes to complete.** If you have not yet done so, be sure to complete this online service waiver. Completion of this survey (online service waiver) is a requirement for all CES courses.
Service waiver link: https://gwserves.givepulse.com/survey/take/wq9uJGH00MH7Ju7oCCVe

Also, be sure to log your hours on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Do NOT log all of your service hours at the last minute.

If you forgot how to add an impact, please visit the "Documents" tab. There is a document that explains the steps when adding an impact.
**Before you begin serving, you must fill out this online service waiver.**
Service waiver link: https://gwserves.givepulse.com/survey/take/wq9uJGH00MH7Ju7oCCVe