BECOME AN
MCYU IN THE CITY
WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

(for McMaster Students only)

McMaster Students:

OUR POPULAR, VOLUNTEER FACILITATOR TRAINING PROGRAM WITH ‘MCYU IN THE CITY’ HAS BEEN TURNED INTO TWO, 3 UNIT COURSE’S (OFFERED IN THE FALL & WINTER)

COURSE SCHEDULE

Fall Semester:  Training and Workshop Development (CMTYENGA 2MC3 – Design and Creation of Engaged Learning for Community Youth – 3 units – Mondays, 7pm-10pm, T13 127)

Winter Semester: Workshop Deployment in the Community (CMTYENGA 2MD3 – Community-based Learning with MCYU – 3 units – Mondays, 8:30am-11:20am, LRW 1055)

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

CMTYENGA 2MC3 – Design and Creation of Engaged Learning for Community Youth – 3 units

McMaster Children and Youth University (MCYU) creates and delivers inquiry-based learning activities for youth aged 7 to14 and their families in all areas of STEAM.  In this introductory course, you will learn the best practices for pedagogical design, the principles of community-engagement, and the art of knowledge translation and communication.  In small groups, you will create an interactive workshop or a short electronic book chapter that may become part of the MCYU collection.  Enrolement in CMTYENGA 2MD3, during the winter term, will permit students to deploy their interactive community projects developed in 2MC3 to schools and libraries.

Lecture (three hours); one term

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above; Permission of the instructor

CMTYENGA 2MD3 – Community-based Learning with MCYU – 3 unit(s)

In partnership with the McMaster Children and Youth University (MCYU), students will take inquiry-based learning activities into the Hamilton community, including community centres and libraries.  In this course, students will learn how to communicate research effectively to a younger audience and practice leadership and knowledge translation skills.  Completion of CMTYENGA 2MC3 prior to CMTYENGA 2MD3 is recommended. Returning facilitators from previous years can enroll with instructor permission.

Lecture/community deployment (three hours); one term

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above; Permission of the instructor

INFO FOR PAST MCYU IN THE CITY FACILITATORS

If you were an MCYU in the City Volunteer Facilitator last year, you can now sign up for our new courses and receive school credits for your training and deployment. Please enroll in CMTYENGA 2MD3. If you are interested in forming a new workshop or digital project, please contact us at mcyu@mcmaster.ca.

If you still want to stay involved as an MCYU in the City Facilitator but are not able to take the new courses we are offering, please contact us at mcyu@mcmaster.ca.

McMaster Children & Youth University

If you have any questions or are
interested in having MCYU at a place near you, feel free to contact us



Our mailing address is:
McMaster Children and Youth University
1280 Main Street West, HSC-3N11c-j
Hamilton, On L8S 4K1
Canada

Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73790
Email: mcyu@mcmaster.ca

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