Prof. Kathleen McInerney to present at AAPLAC Conference in Colombia

Chair of the ESL/Bilingual Education Program and School of Education Professor Kathleen McInerney will present “Mapping the Intersections of Service Learning Theory and Cultural Exchange” at the Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC)’s annual meeting, on Feb. 19. The conference will be hosted by Universidad de La Salle in Bogotá, Colombia.

McInerney will speak about the significant contributions that service/solidarity learning theory can have for study abroad and cultural exchange. Topics will include using Association of American Colleges and Universities guidelines and rubrics as well as “troubling” the frameworks we use for concepts of service and mutual benefit.