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Brown, Betty G.; Chaudhari, Lisa Shanti; Curtis, Eric K.; Schulz, Leslie – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
In response to requests for assistance from a Tibetan refugee community in Mainpat, India, Northern Arizona University developed a unique service-learning experience, the Mainpat Project, to provide health and other services. The project continued for 4 years despite the limited infrastructure and resources of a small public university and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Refugees, Service Learning
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Engberg, Mark E.; Carrera, Lillianna Franco; Mika, Leah Pasquesi – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This study examines the transformative experiences of a group of academic coaches who participated in the Target New Transitions (TNT) program during the 2014-2015 academic year. The TNT program trains undergraduate students, through professional development workshops and reflective exercises, to serve as year-round academic coaches for first-year…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Career Development, Transformative Learning, Program Descriptions
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Welch, Marshall; Plaxton-Moore, Star – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This research involved the conduct of a conceptual review of 28 refereed journal articles and a survey of campus centers for community engagement staff to identify salient features and trends of existing faculty development programming designed to advance service-learning and community engagement in higher education. Results of this investigation…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Trends, Community Involvement, Service Learning
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Oberhauser, Ann M.; Daniels, Rita – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article examines intercultural aspects of global service learning (GSL) focused on gender and sustainable development in rural Tanzania. The discussion draws from critical development and postcolonial feminist approaches to examine how GSL addresses globalization, social histories, and political economies of development. The empirical…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Case Studies, Transformative Learning, Gender Differences
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Lake, Vickie E.; Winterbottom, Christian; Ethridge, Elizabeth A.; Kelly, Loreen – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Dewey's concept of enabling children to explore based on their own interests has evolved into investigations and projects using methods of exploration, experimentation, and discovery--three tenets of service-learning. Using mixed methodology, the authors examined the implementation of service-learning in a teacher education program. A total of 155…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Philosophy, Service Learning
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Lieberman, Devorah – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
The concept of and approach to service-learning across higher education has changed dramatically over the last two and a half decades. Historically, one of the primary goals of service-learning was to prepare undergraduate students to become engaged citizens and to introduce them to the challenges experienced by individuals from marginalized or…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Stevens, Courtney – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
This article describes the Community Grant Writing Project (CGWP), a flexible service-learning framework designed for use in writing-intensive courses. The CGWP incorporates best-practice recommendations from the service-learning literature and addresses recent challenges identified for successful service-learning partnerships. In the CGWP,…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Grantsmanship, Writing Strategies, Writing Skills
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Haddock, Shelly; Weiler, Lindsey; Krafchick, Jennifer; Zimmerman, Toni S.; McLure, Merinda; Rudisill, Sarah – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
College student mentors are increasingly mentoring at-risk youth, yet little is known about the benefits that college students derive from their experience mentoring within the context of a service-learning course. This qualitative study used focus groups to examine college students' experiences as participants in a unique program, Campus Corps:…
Descriptors: Mentors, Service Learning, College Students, Focus Groups
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Nickols, Sharon Y.; Rothenberg, Nancy J.; Moshi, Lioba; Tetloff, Meredith – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
International service-learning offers students a complex cluster of educational opportunities that include cultural competency acquisition combined with professional development. An interdisciplinary program in a remote area of Tanzania revealed that the journey toward competence can be an arduous one. Drawing from students' reflections in…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Service Learning, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries
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Hamel-Lambert, Jane M.; Millesen, Judith L.; Slovak, Karen; Harter, Lynn M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Ohio University was one of six campuses funded in 2009-2010 as part of the Faculty for the Engaged Campus initiative. Following a self-assessment, a faculty development program to increase faculty competency in community-based participatory research (CBPR) was designed and implemented. The program included three major components designed to…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Faculty Development, Institutional Characteristics, Reflection
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Jaeger, Audrey J.; Jameson, Jessica Katz; Clayton, Patti – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
This case study examines North Carolina State University's community-engaged scholarship faculty development program established in 2009-2010. Reflections by the program coordinators and participants reveal that the university's paradoxical identity as both a land-grant and a research institution has produced tensions in three areas: funding…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Land Grant Universities, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Miller, William A.; Billings, Marilyn – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Digital repositories are new tools for documenting the accumulated scholarly work produced at academic institutions and disseminating that material broadly via the internet. Digital repositories support all file types and can be adapted to meet the custom design specifications of individual institutions. A section for community engagement…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Research Libraries, Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs
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Blanchard, Lynn W.; Strauss, Ronald P.; Webb, Lucille – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill undertook faculty development activities to increase awareness of community-engaged scholarship through campus dialogue and by assisting faculty members in acquiring skills for community-engaged scholarship. This article presents a case report describing activities and their impact. The activities…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Program Implementation, Scholarship
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Salsberg, Jon; Seller, Robbyn; Shea, Laura; Macaulay, Ann C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
University-based researchers are finding they need a new set of skills to collaborate meaningfully with non-academic research partners, and to compete for funding opportunities that require community and end-user partnerships. This article describes a needs assessment conducted to develop a participatory research faculty development workshop at…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Needs Assessment, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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Moskal, Barbara; Skokan, Catherine – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
This article provides a field-based example of a series of outreach programs that have been designed in response to current recommendations found in the K-12 outreach literature. These programs begin with university mathematics and science faculty members teaching a 10-day summer workshop to elementary and middle school teachers. Following this…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Outreach Programs, College Faculty
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