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|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|
The following document was developed based on the research on promising best-practices for veteran-supportive institutions of higher education. The research revealed 50 common practices that were being implemented by institutions across the United States. These practices were noted in...
|Toolkit||Timm Lovitt||Student Veteran Success|
This workbook, created in 2013 for faculty at Rutgers-Camden, provides tools and worksheets for assessment of civic learning courses, for establishing academic learning objectives, for designing a substantial community-focused component for students, for integrating learning assessment into...
|Toolkit||Andrew J. Seligsohn, Thomas Dahan||Critical Reflection, Assessment & Evaluation, Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
This article provides an overview of current practice and essential infrastructure of campus community engagement centers in their efforts to establish and advance community engagement as part of the college experience. The authors identified key characteristics and the prevalence of...
|Journal article||John Saltmarsh, Marshall Welch||Institutionalization|
College student mentors are increasingly mentoring at-risk youth, yet little is known about the benefits that college students derive from their experience mentoring within the context of a service-learning course. This qualitative study used focus groups to examine college students’...
|Journal article||Jennifer Krafchick, Lindsey M. Weiler, Merinda McLure, Sarah Rudisill, Shelly Haddock, Toni Schindler Zimmerman||Service Learning|
The VALUE rubrics were developed by teams of faculty experts representing colleges and universities across the United States through a process that examined many existing campus rubrics and related documents for each learning
|Toolkit||Association of American Colleges & Universities||Assessment & Evaluation|
This practice story tells of one professor’s discovery and conduct of community-based research (CBR) at a leading liberal arts college. Originating through collaborations with an immigrant meatpacking workers’ union, Whitman College’s program on The State of the State for Washington Latinos...
|Journal article||Paul Apostolidis||Community-engaged Research|
Ashley Finley and Tia McNair’s study asks a new set of questions related to "impact," employing an inquiry-based model to probe for answers about the cumulative effects of HIPs. Written for campus practitioners, the book makes a unique contribution by developing a methodology to support...
|Other article||Ashley Finley, Tia McNair||Access & Success, Assessment & Evaluation|
How does a early career faculty member survive the pursuit of campus-community initiatives? This article draws on experiences gained through a unique faculty position that combines community engagement with full academic responsibilities. "Survival" in this position emerges from the...
|Journal article||Daniel Sherman||Community Partnerships, Tenure & Promotion|
|12/24/2012||Other article||Ashley Finley||Civic Engagement|
Higher education is in the midst of a sea change. As David Scobey writes in the recently published volume, 'We all know or sense that the academy today is in the throes of transformation. The knowledge, skills, and values in which students should be educated; the intellectual landscape of...
|Journal article||Ariane Hoy||Service Learning|
There is an aspect to learning that too often goes unmentioned in pressing conversations about why learning matters. It is within every "a-ha" moment, becoming visible on a student’s face when he or she "gets it" and learning becomes real. What we often forget in necessary conversations...
|Journal article||Ashley Finley||Service Learning|
When making higher education investment choices in today’s tough economy, students and campus executives alike struggle to balance degree and job goals with broader community improvement needs (DeGioia 2011). Bridging these seemingly competitive and contradictory educational and economic...
|Journal article||Christine M. Cress||Access & Success|
Certain educational activities, such as learning communities, undergraduate research, study abroad, and service learning, have been identified as high-impact practices (HIPs) because they engage students in active learning that elevates their performance on desired outcomes (NSSE 2007; Kuh...
|Journal article||Jillian Kinzie||Access & Success|
|02/24/2012||Toolkit||Higher Learning Commission||Institutionalization|