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Brown, Lisa R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This mixed-methods research examined civic engagement in Chilean public and private for-profit universities and its representation among study volunteers. Focus groups of graduate students along with in-person interviews with university administrators were conducted. The study also used an online survey, which was completed by 202 participants who…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Graduate Students, Citizen Participation, Outcomes of Education
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Ngai, Grace; Chan, Stephen C. F.; Kwan, Kam-por – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
What makes service-learning effective? This article examines key factors influencing student service-learning outcomes in higher education. We studied 2,214 students who had completed a credit-bearing service-learning course in a large public university in Hong Kong. The students were asked to rate the course and pedagogical features, as well as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Service Learning, Higher Education
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Werner, Danilea; Burque, Angie Colvin – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
BraveHeart Center for Place and Purpose (BraveHeart CPP) is a comprehensive post-high school, inclusion-focused partnership of university, faith, and local communities. This new initiative aims to address unmet needs of the vulnerable and underserved population of young adults with disabilities through a community-in-community inclusion (CICI)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Young Adults, Partnerships in Education, Models
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Foste, Zak – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
The purpose of this essay is to argue for the use of narrative inquiry as a distinctive methodological approach in the study of college student experiences and outcomes in service-learning. The author reflects on a recent narrative study of college men in service-learning programs to highlight how narrative scholarship can illuminate the messiness…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Inquiry, Reflection, Service Learning
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Downey, Dennis J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Engaging undergraduate students in community-based research (CBR) offers rich benefits to both students and communities (Strand, Marullo, Cutforth, Stoeker, & Donahue, 2006). Finding ways to expand its application promises to multiply those benefits. Senior capstone courses represent a promising vehicle for that expansion, as they are also…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Sociology, Curriculum
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Kwenani, Deidre (Farwick); Yu, Xi – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify actual and perceived barriers and benefits of engaging in service-learning and volunteering activities as identified from the unique perspective of international students. Through the identification of barriers and benefits, we can provide more informed training to international students and provide a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Foreign Students, Learning Experience, Barriers
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Kropp, Jerri J.; Wolfe, Brent D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
The purpose of the current study was to address the research question, "Does direct contact with individuals with developmental disabilities positively alter college student attitudes toward people with developmental disabilities?" Subjects were undergraduate students from various majors who participated in an alternative spring break…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness, Volunteers, Adults
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Budhai, Stephanie Smith; Grant, Kristine S. Lewis – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Through a collected case study, this research study examines the relationships between college students and community partners in three separate service-learning projects. Although all of the service-learning relationships can be characterized as transactional, the reciprocity within each relationship manifests in different ways based on the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Programs, Program Effectiveness, Cooperation
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Hur, Jung Won; Suh, Suhyun – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This case study examined how community-university partnerships have helped develop welcoming learning environments for new immigrants, particularly the increasing number of South Korean students and families in eastern Alabama. The creation of South Korean-owned automobile manufacturing plants in the southeastern United States has brought numerous…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Foreign Countries
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Davis, Richard F., III.; Brestan-Knight, Elizabeth; Gillis, Jennifer M.; Travis, Jamie K. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an evidence-based treatment for child behavior problems. However, families living in rural areas may have limited access to this treatment. The present study outlines a collaboration between a university-based PCIT research group and community agencies providing services to parents to explore the use of a…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Video Technology, At Risk Persons, Rural Areas
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Sheffield, Adriane; Morgan, Holly G.; Blackmore, Cameryn – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This article describes the STEM Entrepreneurship Academy, a week-long summer camp that exposes students from the Black Belt region of Alabama to a college campus and opportunities in the STEM disciplines. A unique feature of this program is the entrepreneurial focus on STEM. Students interact with university faculty, staff, and students while…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Entrepreneurship, Experiential Learning, Summer Programs
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Foulis, Elena – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This article seeks to demonstrate how using oral history in a service-learning course offers an opportunity for students, faculty, and community to engage in participatory pedagogy. Through oral history, students learn to listen, reflect, and see how their learning is achieved in connection with the community. As a pedagogical tool, oral history…
Descriptors: Oral History, Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Cooperation
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This qualitative study examined 25 faculty members representing varying ranks, institutional types, disciplines, racial/ethnic backgrounds, and gender with current or recent participation in community-engaged research, service, and/or teaching. The study explored their perspectives on whether or not and, if applicable, in what ways their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Community Role, Community Involvement, College Faculty
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Lake, Danielle; Wendland, Joel – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This article extends recent discussions on the practical, epistemological, and ethical challenges of participatory action research (PAR) for community-engaged scholars through a cross-disciplinary literature review. It focuses on how practitioners across fields define power, engage with conventional research approval processes, and manage risk.…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Ethics, Epistemology
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Grimmett, Marc A.; Lupton-Smith, Helen; Beckwith, Alyx; Englert, Michael K.; Messinger, Erik – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Providing access to high-quality health services for all people is a national problem further compounded when the focus is mental health. Long-term primary prevention strategies and solutions, foundational to best practices in public health, are often considered at odds with short-term profit-driven private sector approaches within the…
Descriptors: Health Services, Access to Health Care, Community Health Services, Mental Health
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