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This report summarizes student and community impacts from a service-learning course through Saginaw Valley State University.
|Research||David Callejo Perez, Joshua Ode, Kylie Goggins, Meghan Baruth, Rebecca Schlaff||Assessment & Evaluation, Service Learning|
In general, NSSE data are revealing as to student veterans/service members’ preferences and their allocation of time, in addition to demographic characteristics that can in part explain differences in their engagement in college and university life and education. Although their engagement is...
|Research||James S. Cole, Young M. Kim||Student Veteran Success|
College completion and college success often lag behind college attendance. One theory as to why students do not succeed in college is that they lack key information about how to be successful or fail to act on the information they have. We present evidence from a randomized experiment which...
|Research||Eric P. Bettinger, Rachel Baker||Access & Success|
In a spring 2009 course on family history writing and service-learning, students wrote portions of their own family history and then worked to help write an historical book for the Cottage Lake History Project. Data collected...
|Other article||Suzanne Kesler Rumsey||Assessment & Evaluation, Service Learning|
This report advances a new, widely shared vision of college admissions that seeks to respond to this deeply concerning problem. It makes the case that college admissions can send compelling messages that both ethical engagement—especially concern for others and the common good—and intellectual...
|Other article||Making Caring Common||Access & Success, Civic Engagement, Service Learning|
Over the past 50 years, leaders from both sides of the aisle have supported service to meet goals of national significance. As a result, national service has been instrumental in tackling important challenges facing families and communities, such as addressing underperforming schools and...
|Other article||Melissa Boteach, Shirley Sagawa, Tracey Ross||Volunteerism, Service, and Philanthropy, Workforce & Economic Development|
Crossing the Color Line into America’s Prisons: Volunteers of Color Reflect on Race and Identity in a College Service-Learning Project
This paper explores how volunteers of color understand race and construct racial identities through their experiences volunteering in a southern California juvenile hall. In the literature on service learning and volunteerism, scholars often assume that volunteers are White and economically...
|Other article||Jennifer R. Tilton||Service Learning|
Doing Democracy: How a Network of Grassroots Organizations is Strengthening Communities, Building Capacity, and Shaping a New Kind of Civic Education
The Kettering Foundation is pleased to publish Scott London’s stories of a group of unique centers for public life. This report should be of use to citizens who want a stronger hand in shaping their future and to academic institutions that want to strengthen citizens’...
|Other article||Scott London||Community Partnerships|
A list of journals and other scholarship outlets that accept community-engaged work.
|Other article||Campus Compact of the Mountain West||Civic Engagement, Engaged Scholarship, Community-engaged Research, Service Learning, Tenure & Promotion|
Engaged Learning Economies: Aligning Civic Engagement and Economic Development in Community-Campus Partnerships
Although many campuses have long had economic development initiatives in place, the impact of campus engagement efforts on local economies has become increasingly important as the longterm effects of the global financial downturn take hold.With so much at stake, it is vital that colleges and...
|Other article||Amanda Wittman, Terah Crews||Workforce & Economic Development|
This document provides an overview and specific roles and responsibilities for faculty, community partners, and students involved in the Population Health Clerkship through University of Massachusetts Medical School and Graduate School of Nursing.
|Other article||Suzanne Cashman||Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
Nationally, 52% of 2011 U.S. high school graduates and GED earners from low-income families enrolled immediately in a two- or four-year college, compared to 82% and 66% of their high- and middle-income counterparts, respectively (U.S. Department of Education, The Condition of Education, 2013...
|Other article||OMG Center for Collaborative Learning||Access & Success, Community Partnerships|
This sample letter from The St. John's Collaborative for Intergenerational Learning provides an overview of academic and community partnership expectations and agreements.
|Other article||David W. Steitz||Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
|08/18/2015||Other article||Debbie Godsen DePalma||Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
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|