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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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Hauerwas, Laura Boynton; Creamer, Meaghan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Although international teacher education partnerships necessitate relationships with host education communities, much of the literature addresses only the impact of the overseas teaching experiences on the American university intern. For this project, we investigated the benefits of participation in an international teacher education program for…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, International Programs, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Orphan, Cecilia M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Neoliberal ideology that narrows higher education's purpose to strengthening the economy is a threat to the civic engagement agenda and public purposes of U.S. higher education. Regional comprehensive universities (RCUs) are broad-access institutions founded to embody public purposes of student-centeredness, access, and civic and economic…
Descriptors: Universities, Neoliberalism, Public Policy, College Role
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Tarantino, Kristen L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
The impact of university-community partnerships and involvement in engaged scholarship on student learning was examined through in-depth interviews with undergraduate members of a student-led, community-based research organization at a selective mid-Atlantic university. Students reported benefits of participation that included increasing critical…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Scholarship, School Community Relationship
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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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Gauntner, Joseph; Hansman, Catherine A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
It is common for universities that seek community partnerships to employ full-time staff, formally sanctioned as boundary spanners, to develop and manage such partnerships. These staff are frequently administrative or allied staff rather than tenure-track faculty or academic unit administrators. Given the multiple interests of universities and…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Role Conflict, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship
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Bowen, Glenn A.; Gordon, Nickesia S.; Chojnacki, Margaret K. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
Social media have become ubiquitous and are seen as beneficial to society. Although the use of social media for educational purposes has been the subject of recent research, not much is known about their role in higher education civic engagement. Employing critical discourse analysis, this study explored the function of social media as a tool to…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Social Media, Teaching Methods, Social Problems
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Johnson, Matthew R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article presents the results of a study designed to understand the development of college students' civic identity--that is, an identity encompassing their knowledge, attitudes, values, and actions regarding civic engagement. Grounded theory was used to examine the experiences and attitudes of 19 college seniors who manifested strong civic…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Citizenship, Identification (Psychology), Citizen Participation
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Clark-Taylor, Angela – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
As community engagement continues to be institutionalized within colleges and universities, it is increasingly important that it retain its founding mission to prepare engaged citizens to address societal issues and contribute to the public good. Unfortunately, dominant models of community engagement remain charity focused and thereby reinforce…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Self Efficacy, Feminism, Case Studies
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Gagnon, Elizabeth; O'Sullivan, Tracey; Lane, Daniel E.; Paré, Nicole – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
Disasters happen worldwide, and it is necessary to engage emergency management agencies, health and social services, and community-based organizations in collaborative management activities to enhance community resilience. Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has been widely accepted in public health research as an approach to develop…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Community Involvement, Foreign Countries
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Chan, Kevin; Ng, Eddie; Chan, Charles C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
This article chronicles a service-learning (SL) subject on community psychology in Hong Kong (n = 26) and elaborates on how students experience concepts, frameworks, and values in community psychology and put them into practice at servicelearning settings. Upon acquiring basic concepts in community psychology, including sense of community,…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Service Learning, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Williams, Patricia Hrusa; Oravecz, Linda M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
Research highlights the vulnerability of Black mothers and their infants, who experience higher rates of stress, preterm birth, low birth weight, and infant mortality than other racial groups. This article describes the development and implementation of the Relationships and Parenting Support (RAPS) Program, a community-based, family-focused…
Descriptors: African Americans, Mothers, Infants, Stress Variables
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Noyes, Elise; Darby, Alexa; Leupold, Christopher – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Research has demonstrated the importance of emotions in learning, and academic service-learning (AS-L) has become an increasingly popular pedagogy. However, few studies have investigated emotional experiences specific to AS-L. The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to examine students' emotions related to their AS-L class. Results from the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Emotional Experience, Statistical Analysis
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Nichols, Naomi; Gaetz, Stephen; Phipps, David – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
In this article, a qualitative case study approach was used to explore the changes that community-campus collaborations stimulate. The authors document the "processes of interaction" (Spaapen & van Drooge, 2011) through which collaborations seek to contribute to positive social change, highlighting the outputs, outcomes, and…
Descriptors: Social Change, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, School Community Relationship
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Fullerton, Ann; Reitenauer, Vicki L.; Kerrigan, Seanna M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Service-learning practitioners design community engagement activities to affect students in powerful and even transformative ways. This qualitative study explores the long-term impacts (3-16 years after graduation) of participation in a senior-level service-learning course. Through interviews with 20 randomly selected participants, the researchers…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Service Learning, Learning Processes, Transformative Learning
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