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Best Of Friends, Barbara Ward Aug 2018

Best Of Friends, Barbara Ward

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

I wrote my story book based on diversity and to show empathy to people with differences. To teach kids that we are not all the same and yet each of us has our own value to this world. I wrote the book based on my family's dog and kitten and how they live with one another. The end result is that we just need to show love to each other in order to accept our differences.


Accents And Ethical Differences, Susan Nosalskiy Aug 2018

Accents And Ethical Differences, Susan Nosalskiy

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

This is a summary of the time I had reading a book I wrote to kids, to inform them about Ethical Differences and how to overcome them.


Project Paws, Christina L. Murdock, Bailey Hopkins, Brooklyn Jackson, Rachel Mulberry Jun 2018

Project Paws, Christina L. Murdock, Bailey Hopkins, Brooklyn Jackson, Rachel Mulberry

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

For our service learning project, our group decided to make dog treats and sell them to raise money for the local animal shelter. On the side of making dog treats, we also accepted blanket donations and cash donations. It was more difficult than anticipated to sell the dog treats but we eventually did it and raise around $70 for the animal shelter to use to keep the animals warm and healthy through the winter. There were challenges in the beginning trying to meet up with everybody and assign specific duties to group members but overall we were successful and learned ...


Spotting And Accepting Differences, Shadee Kr Edralin Jun 2018

Spotting And Accepting Differences, Shadee Kr Edralin

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

A story about a girl Kamalani who moves to a different school. Emily, a student at the school notices that Kamalani doesn't look the same as the others students at the school. She goes home that night and asks to her mom about the new girl Kamalani. Then next day, she talks to Kamalani and finds out that they have lots of things in common and so Emily invites her over to her house to have a puppy play date. From there on they are the best of friends!


Monty The Mouse, Lindsey Frazier Jun 2018

Monty The Mouse, Lindsey Frazier

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

With this project, I hoped to teach children about immigration and refugees, and how they can help those who have had to deal with those experiences.


Raffles For Rascals, Morgan J. Betzer, Anndrea Horton, Enolie Perez, Sara Bayless, Humberto Magance Feb 2018

Raffles For Rascals, Morgan J. Betzer, Anndrea Horton, Enolie Perez, Sara Bayless, Humberto Magance

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

Our project consisted of raising money for the Twin Falls Animal Shelter. The group had baskets donated that we then sold raffle tickets for. All proceeds were used to purchase items off of the Twin Falls Animal Shelter's Wish List, and the items were donated to the shelter.


Empathy And Perseverance: Brave Little Phoebe, Laurel Rickard Jan 2018

Empathy And Perseverance: Brave Little Phoebe, Laurel Rickard

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

This poster describes a children's book called Brave Little Phoebe about a dog who develops diabetes and goes blind. Brave Little Phoebe was written to be read to pre-school to 2nd-grade children to convey the ideals of empathy and perseverance and was read to children on the Bells for Books mobile library bus in Garden City, Idaho.


Not Broken, Just Different, Ellie Cowan Jan 2018

Not Broken, Just Different, Ellie Cowan

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

The course concepts covered in this children’s book experience are learning about ourselves and what makes us different. Learning about disabilities and how to be sensitive to those who have them as well as being your true self, and contributing your own unique attitudes as well as uniqueness to the community.


Michelle The Mouse, Shelby Carlson Jan 2018

Michelle The Mouse, Shelby Carlson

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

This poster is about the book I wrote and the experience I had sharing it with less fortunate children.


Coats For The Csi Refugee Programs, Jason Forbush, Nick Mahan, Faith Johnson, Alisha Trejo, Sarah Moeller Jan 2018

Coats For The Csi Refugee Programs, Jason Forbush, Nick Mahan, Faith Johnson, Alisha Trejo, Sarah Moeller

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

As group for a communications course at the College of Southern Idaho (CSI), we were a part of a service learning project. The project goal was to do a coat drive for the college refugee program. We wanted to help supply coats for those who perhaps don't have the means of buying coats for themselves or for their family. We got the word out by creating and posting flyers, and posting in the college newsletter. We set up donation boxes around the college. We were able to donate two giant Home Depot boxes of coats to the program.


Pip's Move To South Korea, Anne Scott Jan 2018

Pip's Move To South Korea, Anne Scott

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

Pip, an elementary student in South Korea, was having a hard time communicating and making friends in a new country. This story shows the inclusion that took place between students of different cultures.


Student Knowledge Of Environmental Factors In The Dominican Republic, Nicole Sandretto Aug 2017

Student Knowledge Of Environmental Factors In The Dominican Republic, Nicole Sandretto

The Exposition

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Bolivia, Shayla King Jun 2017

Bolivia, Shayla King

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

Bolivia is a children’s story book based on the life of a child in Bolivia. I chose to write in this topic to bring to light the difference in cultures in different areas of the world and how despite these differences, we can all be treated equally—with love and kindness. I wrote on this topic to help children know how they can treat those around them that are culturally different.


Cultures, Madeline Martinson Jan 2017

Cultures, Madeline Martinson

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

This document is a poster I created after making and reading my book to the children on the Bells for Books book mobile. First I created a book about culture and diversity. Once I finished the book I went to the book mobile and read it to the children that were on the bus that day. After reading the book I reflected on culture and diversity and put my conclusions on this poster. The poster rejects on my process through my book Culture and reading it to the children and our class conception of diversity and ethics. I talk about ...


Diversity Through Musical Reading, John Waits Jan 2017

Diversity Through Musical Reading, John Waits

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

This poster is an overview of the children's book I wrote and the research, writing, and reading that went into it. The book uses animals from the main countries that Boise's refugee population comes from as characters and gives them all different musical instruments that they play together to make beautiful music to show that, even though people may be different, it's better when everyone is included.


Wally The Whale Finds Friends, Kelsie Nagle Jan 2017

Wally The Whale Finds Friends, Kelsie Nagle

International Journal of Undergraduate Community Engagement

This poster explains Bells for Books and looks at the impact that it has on the community. It summarizes what it was like to write a short children's book and read it to kids in Garden City. It also explores the impact that this student written book will hopefully have on the community.


Complicated Catalog - Teaching Students To Use One Search, Jennifer A. W. Joe Jan 2017

Complicated Catalog - Teaching Students To Use One Search, Jennifer A. W. Joe

Ex Libris Bluegrass Users Group Newsletter

A frequently heard complaint about One Search from the user experience end is that it is "complicated" or "over-whelming," but it has its positive points, too. The key is in teaching patrons who may have never had any experience outside of Google and traditional OPACs how to use it. This presentation covers best practices on how to teach One Search to new users in a thoughtful, less stressful manner using the very tools inherent in the discovery system - and how the thought and practice of teaching searches in One Search differs from the traditional OPAC.


Sharing Insight And Experience From An Alma Implementation, Mike Rogers Jan 2015

Sharing Insight And Experience From An Alma Implementation, Mike Rogers

Ex Libris Bluegrass Users Group Newsletter

Keynote presentation given by Mike Rogers, University of Tennessee, Knoxville at eBUG 2015