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05/18/2016 Toolkit Echoing Green Civic Engagement, Critical Reflection, Social Entrepreneurism, Volunteerism, Service, and Philanthropy
09/1/2015 Toolkit Campus Compact of the Mountain West, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Service Learning
01/1/2006 Toolkit Barbara A. Holland Engaged Scholarship, Engaged Campus, Institutionalization
09/1/2015 Toolkit Campus Compact of the Mountain West, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Service Learning
07/12/2016 Toolkit Campus Compact of the Mountain West Second Mission
07/9/2014

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
06/18/2013

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
07/12/2016 Toolkit Campus Compact of the Mountain West Second Mission
09/1/2012

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
03/1/2014

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
10/5/2011

Two- and four-year higher education institutions across the nation, as well as K-12 schools, are intentionally linking dimensions of civic engagement with learning to educate students for civic life. The benefits of this approach are well understood. Connecting the institutional mission and...

Journal article Dwight E. Giles, Jr., Julie Elkins, Margaret Carnes Stevens, Cathy Burack, Christine M. Cress Access & Success, Institutionalization
01/1/2009

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
10/1/2012

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
02/20/2010

Retention of college students is a priority of all colleges and universities. This research investigated whether or not student enrollment in a service-learning course in the fall semester of college was related to (a) intentions to stay on that campus, based on self-...

Journal article Julie A. Hatcher, Richard N. Muthiah, Robert G. Bringle Access & Success
10/1/2012

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

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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...