NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Journal of Higher Education…22
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Smith Lever Act1
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 22 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
McCann, Brian M.; Cramer, Catherine B.; Taylor, Lisa G. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the attitudes of university-level research scientists toward educational and outreach activities that aim to help the general public understand more about their scientific endeavors. Interviews, observations, and survey results from 12 university research scientists, their colleagues, students, and the…
Descriptors: Scientists, Attitudes, Science Activities, Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Morrell, Elizabeth; Sorensen, Janni; Howarth, Joe – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This article describes the evolution of the Charlotte Action Research Project (CHARP), a community-university partnership founded in 2008 at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and focuses particularly on the program's unique organizational structure. Research findings of a project evaluation suggest that the CHARP model's unique…
Descriptors: Action Research, School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hicks, Travis L.; Radtke, Rebekah Ison – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Community-driven design is a current movement in the forefront of many designers' practices and on university campuses in design programs. The authors examine work from their respective public state universities' design programs as examples of best practices. In these case studies, the authors share experiences using community-based design…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Context Effect, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sobrero, Patricia; Jayaratne, K. S. U. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
After North Carolina State University developed recommendations for departments and faculty to integrate learning, discovery, and engagement through the scholarship of engagement, the issue was raised: "What do department heads think, and how do they support engagement especially during promotion, tenure, and reappointment of engaged…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Involvement, School Community Programs, Departments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Cruz, Laura; Ellern, Gillian D.; Ford, George; Moss, Hollye; White, Barbara Jo – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
This study analyzes the translation of the Boyer scholarship model (with an emphasis on the scholarship of engagement) into departmental and college-level culture at a regional comprehensive institution. Through an analysis of promotion and tenure documents, the authors concluded that adoption of Boyer's model was a semi-radical process,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Scholarship, Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Zuiches, James J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
This article reports on an assessment of North Carolina State University's Extension, Engagement, and Economic Development Seed Grant Program (2004-2009). The research questions addressed the extent to which the grants (1) stimulated faculty interest in the engagement and outreach mission of the university; (2) served as incentives for faculty…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Grants, Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Thompson, Maxine Seaborn; Head, Rachel; Rikard, R. V.; McNeil, Carlotta; White, Caressa – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
As universities become more involved in real-world problems that affect racial and ethnic communities, university members are identifying strategies to effectively work with culturally diverse community partners. The Communities and Health Disparities Project described in this article is an example of collaborative scholarship that engages the…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), African American Community, School Community Relationship, Collegiality
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Grossman, Julie; Sherard, Maximilian; Prohn, Seb M.; Bradley, Lucy; Goodell, L. Suzanne; Andrew, Katherine – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Urban agriculture initiatives are on the rise, providing healthy food while teaching a land ethic to youth. In parallel, increasing numbers of university graduates are obtaining Extension work requiring the effective communication of science in a diverse, urban, low-income setting. This study evaluates a pilot service-learning program, the…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Extension Agents, Agriculture
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Wurr, Adrian J.; Hamilton, Cathy H. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
The purpose of this investigation was to understand how six students, an alumna, and a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro perceived their space to emerge as leaders in service-learning endeavors, and to gain insight into how universities create that space. The results indicated that providing support, resources, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Discovery Learning, Leadership Training, Service Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Buch, Kim; Harden, Susan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
In 2008, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) joined in a community initiative with the Urban Ministry Center to provide shelter to the homeless during the winter months. A student organization was formed to sustain university support. The author created a service-learning project as part of a Citizenship and Service…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Homeless People, Stereotypes, Service Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Levine, Jay F.; Hargett, Glenn; McCann, J. P.; Potts, Pat Donovan; Pierce, Sheila – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
This article describes North Carolina State University's Sturgeon City partnership, which has transformed an urban brownfield site into a community civic, recreational, and learning resource. The project was recognized in 2010 with the C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Award and the Outreach Scholarship W. K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, State Universities, Case Studies, Conservation (Environment)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Williams, Julie E.; Wake, Cameron; Hayden, Linda; Abrams, Eleanor; Hurtt, George; Rock, Barrett; Graham, Karen; Hale, Steve; Porter, William; Blackmon, Ronald; LeCompte, Malcolm; Johnson, Darnell – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
Despite increases over the last two decades in the number of degrees awarded to students from underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, enhancing diversity in these disciplines remains a challenge. This article describes a strategic approach to this challenge--the development of a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Diversity, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Cooperation
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2