ERIC Number: ED411738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Exchange 1997.
Brown, David W., Ed.
A foreword and 11 articles discuss the nature and structure of public scholarship. The contents include: "Foreword" (Deborah Witte); (1) "Public Scholarship: The Dissemination of Knowledge" (Jean Cameron) which maintains the public has claims on higher education as a creator and disseminator of knowledge; (2) "Daring to Be Unprofessional" (David W. Brown) which suggests the professional ethos is often at odds with the needs of students and other realities on campus; (3) "Towards an Ethic of Academic Discourse, Or, Why Do Professors Talk the Way They Do?" (Bennett Ramsey) which considers the need to balance academic research and academic accessibility; (4) "Pedagogical and Civic Response-Abilities" (Stephen M. Johnson) which examines open-ended learning and multicultural classrooms; (5) "An Agenda for Involving Faculty in Service" (Deborah Hirsch) which proposes service learning as a form of faculty professional service; (6) "The Promise and the Flaws of Public Scholarship" (Alan Wolfe) which presents public scholarship as an obligation to share knowledge; (7) "Public Scholars: In Search of a Usable Present--A Reply to Alan Wolfe" (Jay Rosen) which stresses the need to disseminate knowledge and create it in a group fashion; (8) "Public Scholarship and the Land-Grant Idea" (Scott J. Peters) which notes the legacy of partnership between university and community; (9) "Civic Education in a New Key" (Bernard Murchland) which urges the centrality of educating for a healthy civic society; (10) "Public Deliberation: A Resurgence of Scholarly Interest" (Dennis Gilbert) which notes that public deliberation strengthens the legitimacy of public institutions; and (11) "The Public and the Academy" (David Mathews) which offers a broad look at the relationship between institutions of higher education and the civic realm. (Papers contain references.)(JLS)
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Citizen Participation, College Faculty, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Intellectual Development, Intellectual Experience, Political Socialization, Politics, Public Support, Scholarship, School Community Relationship
Kettering Foundation, 200 Commons Road, Dayton, OH 45459-2799.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio.