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ERIC Number: EJ1018809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1534-6102
The Impacts of Seed Grants as Incentives for Engagement
Zuiches, James J.
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, v17 n4 p57-73 2013
This article reports on an assessment of North Carolina State University's Extension, Engagement, and Economic Development Seed Grant Program (2004-2009). The research questions addressed the extent to which the grants (1) stimulated faculty interest in the engagement and outreach mission of the university; (2) served as incentives for faculty members to develop programs resulting in new partnerships with government, nonprofits, private sector, and other academic units; and (3) served as a platform to build a larger externally funded program of engagement and outreach activities as measured through grant proposals and awards.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina