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As presidents of colleges and universities, both private and public, large and small, two-year and four-year, we challenge higher education to re-examine its public purposes and its commitments to the democratic ideal. We also challenge higher education to become engaged, through actions and...
|Other article||Campus Compact, Elizabeth Hollander, Thomas Ehrlich||Engaged Campus|
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|Webinar||Campus Compact of the Mountain West||Access & Success, Community Partnerships, Engaged Campus, Workforce & Economic Development|
At A Glance: What We Know about The Effects of Service-Learning on College Students, Faculty, Institutions and Communities, 1993-2000: Third Edition
"At A Glance" summarizes the findings of service-learning research in higher education over the past few years and includes an annotated bibliography. It is designed to provide a quick overview of where we are in the field today and a map to the literature.
|Literature Review||Charlene J. Gray, Christine M. Stenson, Dwight E. Giles, Jr., Janet S. Eyler||Service Learning|
The Self-Assessment Rubric for the Institutionalization of Service-Learning in Higher Education is designed to assist members of the higher education community in gauging the progress of their campus’s service-learning institutionalization efforts.
|Toolkit||Andrew Furco||Institutionalization, Service Learning|
A new form of scholarship, the scholarship of engagement, is emerging as a distinct set of practices within the general movement toward civic renewal in American higher education. This essay defines the core aspects of the scholarship of engagement and creates a taxonomy of five forms of...
|Other article||Derek Barker||Engaged Scholarship|
Linking Scholarship and Communities: Report of the Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health Professions
The Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health Professions was convened by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health in October 2003, with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to provide national leadership for creating a more supportive culture and reward system for...
|Other article||Community-Campus Partnerships for Health||Engaged Scholarship, Tenure & Promotion|
|01/1/2006||Toolkit||Barbara A. Holland||Engaged Scholarship, Engaged Campus, Institutionalization|
On February 22, 23, and 24, 2006, leaders of 28 national organizations gathered at the grounds of the Wingspread Conference facilities in Racine, Wisconsin. These leaders represent organizations and university programs whose efforts focus on enhancing and supporting partnerships between U.S...
|Other article||David J. Weerts, Lorilee R. Sandmann||Collective Impact, Community Partnerships, Engaged Campus|
Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. Service-learning is a structured learning experience that combines...
|Toolkit||Kara Conners, Sarena D. Seifer||Community Partnerships, Engaged Campus, Institutionalization, Service Learning|
Concern about college access and success in the United States is growing, with reason...Earning a bachelor's degree by age 24 is not the only measure of student success; almost half of all U.S. undergraduates attend two-year colleges, and a more accurate picture would require data that...
|Literature Review||Campus Compact||Access & Success, Engaged Campus|
Publicly engaged academic work is taking hold in American colleges and universities, part of a larger trend toward civic professionalism in many spheres. But tenure and promotion policies lag behind public scholarly and creative work and discourage faculty from doing it. Disturbingly, our...
|Other article||Julie Ellison, Timothy K. Eatman||Engaged Scholarship, Engaged Campus, Institutionalization, Tenure & Promotion|
First, the collective work of citizens is essential to any hope of significant, sustained transformation of urban America. Second, institutions can be powerful enablers of such citizen leadership or they can seriously impede it. Third, the determining factor governing which role institutions...
|Other article||Byron P. White||Community Partnerships|
Engaging with Difference Matters: Longitudinal Student Outcomes of Co-Curricular Service-Learning Programs
The potential contribution of co-curricular service-learning to develop engaged citizens is relatively unexplored. Much of the available research on college-level service-learning has studied the effect of service-learning in single courses on a variety of student outcome measures and there...
|Research||Cheryl Keen, Kelly Hall||Assessment & Evaluation, Co-curricular Programs|
Generating, Deepening, and Documenting Learning: The Power of Critical Reflection in Applied Learning
Applied learning pedagogies—including service-learning, internships/practica, study abroad, and undergraduate research—have in common both the potential for significant student learning and the challenges of facilitating and assessing that learning, often in non-...
|Journal article||Patti H. Clayton, Sarah L. Ash||Critical Reflection, Engaged Scholarship|
Creating Community-engaged Departments: Self-assessment Rubric for the Institutionalization of Community Engagement in Academic Departments
Creating Community-Engaged Departments (hereafter referred to as the Rubric) is designed to assess the capacity of a higher education academic department for community engagement and to help its members identify various opportunities for engagement. This self-assessment builds upon existing and/...
|Toolkit||Kevin Kecskes||Assessment & Evaluation, Engaged Campus, Institutionalization|