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ERIC Number: EJ940365
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0738-0593
An International Comparison of Community Engagement in Higher Education
Bernardo, Maria Aurora Correa; Butcher, Jude; Howard, Peter
International Journal of Educational Development, v32 n1 p187-192 Jan 2012
Community engagement in higher education is a shift beyond the traditional roles of instruction and research. This paper presents a transnational view of community engagement developed from two case studies of universities in the Philippines and Australia. The study, revealed variations in the way community engagement is understood and implemented by universities across different countries. These variations are related to economic, social-cultural, political and organizational factors. The role of university leadership was found to have a critical role in embedding community engagement in the organizational identity and image. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Philippines