Friday, March 3, 2006 - Saturday, March 4, 2006
Sponsored by Learn and Serve America
The California State University has long been recognized for its faculty who are engaged
in community scholarship through service learning, community-based research, creative
activity, and other means. In March 2006, the CSU launched the first systemwide Conference on Community-Based Research bringing together more than 200 faculty and their research partners engaged in community scholarship together to increase the
effectiveness of their involvement by enhancing their skills as researchers.
- Foster research collaboration across campuses, disciplines, and approaches
- Share research methods and results
- Deepen understanding of research on service-learning pedagogy and other forms of
- Expand skills and knowledge of community-based participatory research
2006 CSU CBR Conference Program
The 2-day conference featured half-day workshops by invited presenters; intermittent open
forums, determined by conference registrants; and panel discussion sessions, for which we issued
a general call for proposals.