ERIC Number: ED445570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Educating Students for Active Citizenship & Engaging with Communities: Practices in Higher Education.
Brown Univ., Providence, RI.
This report provides brief descriptions of 83 practices followed by college campuses to educate students to be active, involved citizens and to engage their institutions with their communities. The summaries, arranged alphabetically by school, were prepared by Campus Compact member presidents. A "table of contents" groups practices into the following categories: (1) teaching the practice of democratic citizenship, and (2) promoting citizenship through student service, service learning, and community partnerships. The second grouping is further organized into the following categories: educational partnerships, health and science partnerships, other partnerships and service learning initiatives, and campus-wide events. (SM)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, College Students, Democratic Values, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Student Participation, Values Education
Brown University, Campus Compact, Box 1975, Providence RI 02912-1975. Tel: 401-863-3779; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Corporation for National Service, Washington, DC.; Sallie Mae, Reston, VA.
Authoring Institution: Brown Univ., Providence, RI.
Note: First distributed at the Aspen Institute Presidents' Leadership Colloquium (Washington, DC, June 29-July 1, 1999). Also supported by KPMG Peat Marwick.