ERIC Number: EJ878215
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
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Strengthening Diversity through Community and Civic Engagement: Sustaining the Student-Institution-Community Relationship
Cauley, Katherine; Sweeney, Robert J.
Metropolitan Universities, v18 n1 p43-55 2007
Structuring an environment to support learning through engagement can enrich the learning experience; can allow for scholarship opportunities; and can support development within the region. Structuring an environment to support learning through engagement can support the university achieving its mission. How? Effectively implementing a program of engagement throughout the learning environment suggests that the university has an infrastructure in place to support the institutionalization. This infrastructure for learning through engagement must support not only student learning and faculty scholarship, but also address the specific needs of the partnering organizations.
Descriptors: Student College Relationship, School Community Relationship, Participation, College Students, College Faculty, Scholarship, College Administration, Educational Environment
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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