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Franz, Nancy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
Faculty and administrators still struggle to practice and support a holistic approach to engaged scholarship. Many institutions have created a culture of engaged scholarship, yet faculty are looking for practical ways to plan, implement, and reflect on engaged scholarship due to productivity expectations. New faculty are often drawn to the idea of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Scholarship, Holistic Approach, Learner Engagement
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Pelco, Lynn E.; Ball, Christopher T.; Lockeman, Kelly S. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
The effect of service-learning courses on student growth was compared for 321 first-generation and 782 non-first-generation undergraduate students at a large urban university. Student growth encompassed both academic and professional skill development. The majority of students reported significant academic and professional development after…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Student Development, First Generation College Students, College Students
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Gendron, Tracey; Pelco, Lynn E.; Pryor, Jennifer; Barsness, Sonya; Seward, Lynne – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
The Virginia Commonwealth University/A Grace Place Caregiver Telephone Support Pilot Program was developed as a service-learning experience for graduate students to address the need for family caregiver support services. The Telephone Support Program was developed by the Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Gerontology, in collaboration…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Social Services, Gerontology, Telecommunications
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Franklin, Nancy; Humphrey, Jordan; Roth, Greg W.; Jackson, Daney G. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
If adversity brings opportunity, great opportunity may now be on the doorstep. The dual forces of an economy transitioning from an industrial focus to an innovation imperative, and a global financial downturn of massive proportions are leaving families, organizations,and communities scrambling for relief, solutions, and hope. Meanwhile, a…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Extension Education, National Security, Energy
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DeLuca, Ellen; Andrews, Linda; Hale, Patty – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
This paper describes a project in which faculty collaborated with two agencies to facilitate student learning about communication with elders. Data on student learning was collected via survey, focus groups, and reflective writing. Survey results showed that the five most important benefits students rated themselves as gaining from the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Older Adults, Interpersonal Communication, Agency Cooperation