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Team Projects

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  SPAN 332: Spanish & Entrepreneurship


After "Team Members," type your names to claim your project. 

 Project #1                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Team Members 3:  

Project Description:  The Refugee Center will have a fundraiser dinner this semester.  This team will help organize the volunteer efforts, market the event, seek sponsors, and take leadership roles during the dinner.  Must coordinate communications between team members and ECIRMAC employees/Board members.  After the event, document here lessons-learned and pre-planning for 2014.

ECIRMAC Team Reflection.docx


Project #2                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Team Members 3: 
Project Description:  Write a case study about Brittany Koteles and her entrepreneurial endeavors. You need to do some research about her and her projects (start by googling her and searching for her at http://spanishandillinois.blogspot.com/), develop interview questions, contact her (brittany.koteles@gmail.com) to arrange an interview, conduct the interview, write it up as a case study that can be used in future SPAN 332 classes.
Project #3                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Team Members 3: 

Project Description:  Plan, promote and carry off a Spanish-language booth at the Read Across America event on Saturday March 1 10:00am to 1:00 pm. Click here to read about the event. Click here to see the brochure.

Ask me to forward you the e-mail that includes the brochure and the form to request a booth. 

Review of Read Across America.docx Here is a review from the 2013 group who completed the project. Please take a look in order to receive more information for future groups!

Posters: Read Across America Posters

Read Across America Facebook Promotional Video (Must Be Logged in to Facebook to View): 



Memory Game Images: Memory Game Images.doc  


Project #4                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Team Members 3.

Project Description: Plan and implement the social media strategy for the Refugee Center. Post each day, Monday through Friday, on their Facebook page.

Project #5                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Team Members 3: 

Project Description:  Write and submit a grant proposal. Search for appropriate grants. Examples:

Project #6
Team Members 3: 
Project Description: Work with Dr. Darcy Lear on her social media strategy, a before & after of a student resume, and a before & after of a student interview preparation. Contact: darcylear@gmail.com.
Project #7                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Team Members 3:  
Project Description: Interview former SPAN 232/332 students who been involved in an entrepreneurial endeavor. Contact Ann for leads, then research them on-line, approach them, get permissions, interview them, create profiles and disseminate them on-line.
Project #8                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Team Members 3: 
Project Description:  Organize a fundraising event (or more than one) and raise at least $200 for one of our community partners. OJO: the event cannot involve alcohol. Center of Attention - Lessons Learned.docx
Project #8  (not available for Spring 2014)                                                                                                                                                     
Team Members 3:  Susannah Koch, Taylor Eighmy, Marlee Stein 

Project Description:  Design a poster and handout materials and present them at the Public Engagement Symposium and the

Social Entrepreneurship and Service Learning Showcase (or a different venue if the showcase doesn't take place this year) to promote the work of SPAN 232 & 332.  (OJO:  Note the Wednesday, January 30 deadline to submit your proposal for the Public Engagement Symposium.)  Poster content and/or handouts would be a profile of a former SPAN 232/332 student, the impact the courses had on his/her studies, and how the person is still engaged.  (Prof. Abbott can give you some leads for people to contact to interview.)  If your proposal is accepted, you will present it at the symposium.  Click here to see how last year's students handled this project.


Spanish_in_Community_Marlee_Susie_Taylor.pdfALGO DE VALOR.docx

Handouts: Symposium_ShannonVilmin_Testimonial.docxSymposium_JessicaFaus_testimonial.docxSymposium Handout Comparison Chart.docx

Video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/85w360cfi1eg6ff/Public%20Engagement%20Symposium%20SPAN%20232%20%26332.m4v?v=0mwns

Reflection: Public Engagement Symposium and Service Learning Reflection.docx



Come talk to me about your project! My office is 4006 FLB, and my office phone is 333-6714.

Will pick a new date for Spring 2015



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