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Transparent Pathways, Clear Outcomes: Using Disciplinary Tuning to Improve Teaching, Learning, and Student Success
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|
Two years after its publication, the basic trends that motivated the development of this guide continue. Practitioner access to user-friendly, rigorous measurement tools remains limited. Youth-serving programs and systems experience increasing pressure to improve policy-relevant outcomes....
|Literature Review||Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom, Barbara Hillaker, David DuBois, Nicole Yohalem, Peter Ji||Access & Success, Collective Impact|
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|
One of the many lessons I've learned since the first “Collective Impact” article by John Kania and Mark Kramer disrupted my life three years ago is that all collaborations go through cycles. And as...
|Blog||Chris Thompson||Collective Impact|
As a WPA and a service-learning director and practitioner, the author suggests connections between food studies, rhetoric and composition studies, and critical service-learning theory that involve mobilizing students to join in or help lead community efforts surrounding the local, organic...
|Journal article||Veronica House||Engaged Scholarship, Institutionalization, Service Learning|
Human Rights in Everyday Life: Partnering Human Rights and Service-Learning/Engaged Scholarship in Local Communities
This paper makes the case for integrating human rights and service-learning in the United States. After 50 years of invisibility in the U.S., the language and principles of human rights now form the basis for a national movement for addressing problems at the structural level, and as such,...
|Journal article||Julie Shackford-Bradley||Engaged Scholarship, Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
|03/28/2014||Journal article||Karen Doss Bowman||Student Veteran Success|
The Educational Objectives and Graduation Guidelines Taskforce at Pitzer College developed this report, including: (1) definitions of key terms; (2) proposed language for the Pitzer Catalogue; (3) criteria for courses/programs to qualify as meeting the objectives; and (4) sample Student Learning...
|Other article||Pitzer College||Engaged Campus, Institutionalization, Service Learning|
Diane M. Doberneck compiled this list of journals and publications that focus on service learning and community engagement in higher education as part of the National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement through Michigan State University.
|Other article||Diane M. Doberneck||Engaged Scholarship|
Wendy A Lascell created this faculty handbook for training specific to academic service-learning, complete with an overview of the pedagogy, student learning outcomes and impacts, community outcomes and impacts, key documents, and additional resources.
|Toolkit||Wendy A. Lascell||Service Learning|
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|
|07/22/2014||Syllabus||Celeste Rossmiller||Service Learning|
The Index is a significant collaboration among Metropolitan State University of Denver, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, Campus Compact of the Mountain West, History Colorado, the Institute for the Common Good at Regis University, the Civic Canopy, and the National Conference on...
|Research||Mark Potter, Stephanie Schooley, Kristen Vermulen||Civic Engagement, Collective Impact|
The University of Denver, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the University of Northern Colorado have all entered into community partnerships focused on refugee reintegration within the community. While the three models begin at different starting points and engage with different community...
|Webinar||Campus Compact of the Mountain West||Civic Engagement, Community Partnerships, Volunteerism, Service, and Philanthropy|
What are the most effective strategies for creating a truly Veteran-supportive college or university campus? Colorado State University-Pueblo and the University of Colorado Boulder have responded to the influx of Veterans on their campuses by creating structural, sustainable changes that benefit...
|Webinar||Campus Compact of the Mountain West||Student Veteran Success|