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01/1/2011

The current study examined whether a community-engaged class in undergraduate psychology research methods was able to educate students about violence against women without sacrificing acquisition of research methods knowledge. We compared student outcomes in a traditional research methods...

Research A. Taylor Newton, Anne P. DePrince, Sarah J. Priebe Community-engaged Research
01/1/2014

Our work with Tuning is consistent with our mission of increasing student access and success. Tuning makes educational pathways more transparent while helping to clarify to students, parents, faculty, administrators, employers, and policymakers what degree holders know, understand, and can...

Research Midwestern Higher Education Compact Access & Success, Assessment & Evaluation, Workforce & Economic Development
06/1/2010

This report is the product of the 3-year project on the part of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine Campus Compacts to involve units on their campuses in the “Engaged Department Initiative”. Funded by the Davis Family Foundation, this project included 19 academic units that attended Engaged...

Research Carrie Williams Howe Engaged Campus, Institutionalization
08/10/2016 Other article U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Student Veterans
09/17/2015

Given the importance of service learning, colleges cannot keep treating service as merely an extracurricular add-on. Instead, the Center for American Progress proposes a new vision for service learning in higher education. Under the CAP proposal, colleges and universities would establish service...

Other article Ben Miller, Carmel Martin, Phoebe Sweet, Shiv Rawal Access & Success, Engaged Campus, Service Learning, Workforce & Economic Development
01/1/2000

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
07/19/2013 Other article U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Student Veteran Success
10/27/2008

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
07/18/2016 Other article Campus Compact of the Mountain West Student Veterans, Engaged Campus, Service Learning
01/1/2012

A Praxis Brief highlights the intersection between Campus Compact’s mission and A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future (National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement, 2012). The latter report, produced by the Association of American Colleges and...

Other article Campus Compact, Char Gray Civic Engagement, Engaged Campus
07/29/2015

This document from Dominican University of California provides guidelines and a process for service-learning course designation.

Other article Dominican University of California Institutionalization, Service Learning
08/20/2015 Other article Jacqueline Lanier Service Learning
12/24/2012 Other article Ashley Finley Civic Engagement
07/18/2016 Other article Campus Compact of the Mountain West Student Veterans, Engaged Campus, Service Learning
04/26/2011

A prevailing notion among higher education leaders is that public relations and marketing efforts must be intensified to boost legislative support for colleges and universities. However, this view fails to consider whether the academy might increase its standing among legislators and the...

Other article David J. Weerts Collective Impact, Community Partnerships

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SPOTLIGHT ON ENGAGEMENT

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
----Viktor Frankl

From the podium situated at the front of the room to the tables set up in uniform rows to the individuals sitting in identical chairs, speckled throughout, this classroom could be any college classroom across the country.  The stories that emanated from this little, plain room...