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Lake, Danielle; Mileva, Gloria; Carpenter, Heather L.; Carr, Dillon; Lancaster, Paula; Yarbrough, Todd – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article documents the innovative practices and initial outcomes from the Grand Rapids Engaged Department Initiative, a cross-institutional collaboration designed in response to the failures of higher education to systematically engage in place. Created to incentivize and resource systemic and cultural shifts across three institutions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Departments, Institutional Cooperation, College Faculty
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Fear, Frank; Sandmann, Lorilee R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
In this commentary, authors Frank Fear and Lorilee R. Sandmann reflect on their 2001-2002 "Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement" article "The 'New' Scholarship: Implications for Engagement and Extension" reprinted in this 20th anniversary issue of "Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement."…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Service Learning, Transformative Learning, Higher Education
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McNall, Miles A.; Barnes-Najor, Jessica V.; Brown, Robert E.; Doberneck, Diane M.; Fitzgerald, Hiram E. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
The most pressing social problems facing humanity in the 21st century are what systems theorist Russell Ackoff referred to as "messes"--complex dynamic systems of problems that interact and reinforce each other over time. In this article, the authors argue that the lack of progress in managing messes is in part due to the predominance of…
Descriptors: Community Change, Partnerships in Education, Universities, School Community Programs
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Matthews, Paul H.; Karls, Anna C.; Doberneck, Diane M.; Springer, Nicole C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Although growing numbers of graduate students nationwide express interest in developing and documenting boundary-spanning skills in community-engaged research, teaching, and outreach, formal opportunities to do so are often limited, especially at the large research institutions producing most future faculty members. This article focuses on initial…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Land Grant Universities, Professional Development, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Latimore, Jo A.; Dreelin, Erin A.; Burroughs, Jordan Pusateri – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
Scientists need to engage stakeholders in natural resource management; however, few graduate programs prepare students to conduct outreach and engagement. Given this need, the authors' goals were to (1) create a one-credit course that introduced outreach and engagement practices and participatory approaches, (2) improve the quality of graduate…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Natural Resources
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Hudson, Elizabeth – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
This study investigated a federal comprehensive community initiative, the Promise Neighborhood initiative, in order to understand higher education community engagement in an embedded context. Promise Neighborhood programs aim to create a place-based system of family and education services that can support youth from early childhood through college…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Neighborhoods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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Gelmon, Sherril; Blanchard, Lynn; Ryan, Katharine; Seifer, Sarena D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
This article reports the findings of an evaluation of the faculty development component of the Faculty for the Engaged Campus initiative. For this component, the Community-Engaged Scholarship Faculty Development Charrette was attended by 20 university teams from across the United States, and six teams subsequently received 2 years of funding and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Creative Thinking, Design
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Fitzgerald, Hiram E.; Simon, Lou Anna K. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon's concept of the world grant ideal is grounded in three core values: quality, inclusiveness, and connectivity. These core values fuel the 21st-century imperative to build sustainable global prosperity. They represent an affirmation of the Morrill Act of 1862 in the context of a global society and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Values, Grants, Global Approach
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Bargerstock, Burton A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
The National Outreach Scholarship Conference has long provided a venue for the presentation of posters representing innovative research, effective practices, and impactful programs. In 2011, conference planners developed a series of measures focused on enriching the poster session as a platform for showcasing community-based scholarship and…
Descriptors: Awards, Consortia, Outreach Programs, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Birbeck, Gretchen L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Epilepsy is a neurologic disorder that results in recurrent, unprovoked seizures. The biomedical burden of epilepsy can be substantial, but for many the social consequences may be just as extreme, with epilepsy victims suffering from social abandonment as well as economic and physical vulnerabilities. Since its founding in 2000, the Chikankata…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Stakeholders, Foreign Countries, Epilepsy
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Collins, William – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
The United States has lost ground internationally as a leader in educational attainment. Personal empowerment, national economic progress, and democratic ideals are enhanced through education, yet inequalities persist in the educational attainment of certain groups, such as low-income families or underrepresented minorities. Because the evolving…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Economic Progress, Educational Attainment, Labor Force
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Glass, Chris R.; Doberneck, Diane M.; Schweitzer, John H. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
While a growing body of scholarship has focused on the personal, professional, and organizational factors that influence faculty members' involvement in publicly engaged scholarship, the nature and scope of faculty publicly engaged scholarship itself has remained largely unexplored. What types of activities are faculty members involved in as…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Scholarship, Intellectual Disciplines
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Doberneck, Diane M.; Glass, Chris R.; Schweitzer, John – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
The lack of a language for publicly engaged scholarship poses a problem for institutional leaders, especially in light of public criticism concerning their institutions' contributions to the greater good of society. In this demanding climate of public accountability, institutional leaders are challenged to move beyond the rhetoric of engagement to…
Descriptors: Faculty, Scholarship, Researchers, Rhetoric
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Davidson, William S., II; Petersen, Jodi; Hankins, Sean; Winslow, Maureen – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
Michigan State University's Adolescent Project (MSUAP) was founded in the mid-1970s to create university-community collaboration through which innovative educational experiences would be offered, best practice intervention practices employed, and sound scientific methodology used to address the pressing social issue of juvenile delinquency. The…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Undergraduate Students, Social Problems, Mentors
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Wright, Wynne – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2009
Michigan State University embarked upon an initiative to explore deliberative dialogue as a tool for addressing community-based contested issues in agriculture and natural resources. Our goal is to assess the extent to which deliberative dialogue can help "bridge the divides" among citizens and professionals and fulfill the land-grant…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Cooperation, Community Relations, Natural Resources
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