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Ufnar, Jennifer A.; Bolger, Molly; Shepherd, Virginia L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
The Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) is a unique, long-term program that partners STEM fellows with K-12 teachers. The SCP was adapted from the original NSF GK-12 model, with fellows and teachers working in the summer and academic year to build their partnership and design and coteach inquiry-based STEM curricula. The current study is…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Scientists, STEM Education, Science Teachers
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Ingman, Benjamin C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
This autoethnography provides a description and thematic illustration of the student experience of a community-based research (CBR) course and partnership. Through evaluating personal experiences with CBR, the author identified three qualities of meaningful CBR experiences: trust, indeterminacy, and emotion. These qualities are explored, and…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Ethnography, Partnerships in Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Barrera, Douglas – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Although the literature on institutional civic engagement within higher education is quite extensive, the community perspective on such endeavors remains an underdeveloped area of study. This is particularly true of outreach programs emanating from the university intended to support college preparation of underrepresented students. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Universities
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Carpenter, Stacey L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This study examined what undergraduate students gain and the ideas about science teaching and learning they develop from participating in K-12 science education outreach programs. Eleven undergraduates from seven outreach programs were interviewed individually about their experiences with outreach and what they learned about science teaching and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Outreach Programs, Science Education, Program Effectiveness
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Tinkler, Alan; Tinkler, Barri; Gerstl-Pepin, Cynthia; Mugisha, Vincent M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
This article reports on how one teacher education program utilized a Learn and Serve America grant to embed service-learning experiences into its practices. Included are narrative reflections on how the program faculty developed a community-based, participatory approach to service-learning in order to act as a responsive partner to the needs of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Service Learning, School Community Relationship, Semi Structured Interviews
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Constan, Zachary; Spicer, Justina Judy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Global competitiveness of the United States is often suggested as a key outcome of developing a capable science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce, a goal supported by many local, state, and national programs. Examining the effectiveness of such programs, however, may require assessment techniques that are outside their…
Descriptors: Physics, STEM Education, Program Effectiveness, Outreach Programs
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Richmond, Laurie; Di Piero, Daniela; Espinoza, Flowers; Simeonoff, Teacon; Faraday, Margaret – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
On a small island belonging to the Alutiiq people of Old Harbor, 11 people sat around a campfire. Two community leaders, a nonprofit organizer, an academic scholar, a native filmmaker, and six young people from the Indian reservation of Taos Pueblo in New Mexico gathered after a day of interacting with Old Harbor residents--fishing, hunting and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, American Indians, Indigenous Populations, Community Leaders
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Houtz, Lynne E.; Kosoko-Lasaki, Omofolasade – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
Creighton University, a private Jesuit institution in the Midwest, included a Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI) to increase the pool of qualified underrepresented minority applicants by identifying students early and encouraging their progress through elementary and middle school, high school, college, and professional schools.…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Private Colleges, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students
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Houtz, Lynne E.; Quinn, Thomas H. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
For four years middle-level students and science teachers have participated in a two-week summer workshop outreach project collaboratively designed and implemented by School of Medicine and Department of Education faculty. The project's goals included improving the attitude of student participants toward the study of science; increasing…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Knowledge Level, Summer Programs, Workshops
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Justice, George W. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This article reviews and discusses certain ideas and initiatives found in the scholarship on faculty motivation, roles, and service and outreach involvement. It is intended as a resource for formulating practical applications for use in encouraging broad faculty participation in the Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics (PRISM), a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Participation, Teacher Motivation, College School Cooperation
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Hall, Maureen P. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This article outlines the design of a new service-learning component central to a graduate course on teaching elementary and middle school writing. The service-learning involves course participants acting as mentors to middle school students as they write personal histories of local African American, Cape Verdean, and Puerto Rican senior citizens.…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Intention, Graduate Students, Mentors
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Maddux, Harry Clark; Bradley, Bob; Fuller, Deena Sue; Darnell, Carl Z.; Wright, Brent D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This article explores the integration of technology into community engagement and service-learning activities at Tennessee State University (TSU). We have used active learning experiences to develop action-oriented research questions that help both students and local community members connect theory with experience and thought with action through…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Action Research, Case Studies, Service Learning
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Arrington, Pamela Gray – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
Coppin State University is committed to meeting the educational needs of its urban population and improving the quality of life in its urban community. An institutional pioneer in urban education, Coppin State University is the first higher education institution in the state to assume responsibility for the restructuring and administration of a…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Urban Education
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Guerra, David V. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2005
Problem solving, both theoretical and practical, is the underlying skill developed through the physics curriculum. Service-learning has been integrated into engineering curricula, but programs proposed for that field often do not fit well into the structure of physics departments. A consultant-based approach to service-learning offers physics…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Physics, Science Instruction, Problem Solving
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Stewart, Clarence, M., Jr. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2005
This article deals with a service-learning program focused on human sexuality and HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention at the Howard University Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies. Topics discussed include how this program was created, an overview of peer education, HIV/AIDS peer education training, and services provided to…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Prevention, Health Promotion, Intervention
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