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Sandy, Marie G.; Franco, Zeno E. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
A sense of place has been an integral part of service-learning since the field's inception; it describes one's attachment to a particular geographic place and is often a precursor to engaging in action to care for localities and their inhabitants. But practicing service-learning in online environments requires reconsidering this core value. Should…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Online Courses, Computer Simulation, Human Geography
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Stoecker, Randy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
This article explores how on-the-ground Extension educators interface with higher education service-learning. Most service-learning in Extension has focused on precollege youth and 4-H. When we look at higher education service-learning and Extension in Wisconsin, we see that there is not as much connection as might be expected. County-based…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Models, Service Learning, Higher Education
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Jordan, Nicholas; Schulte, Lisa A.; Williams, Carol; Mulla, David; Pitt, David; Slotterback, Carissa Schively; Jackson, Randall; Landis, Douglas; Dale, Bruce; Becker, Dennis; Rickenbach, Mark; Helmers, Matt; Bringi, Bobby – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
Global demand is increasing for food, feed, and fiber; for additional agricultural outputs, such as biofuels; and for ecosystem services, such as clean water and outdoor recreation. In response, new agricultural enterprises are needed that produce more outputs from existing lands while meeting the "triple bottom line" of high performance…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Land Use, Agriculture, Economic Factors
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Tryon, Elizabeth; Ross, J. Ashleigh – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
This article describes a pilot project of the Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a new structure for community-based learning and research. It is based on the European-derived science shop model for democratizing campus-community partnerships using shared values of mutual respect and validation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Scholarship, Partnerships in Education
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Sandmann, Lorilee R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
The 2006 Wingspread Conference on Engagement in Higher Education convened twenty-eight formal and informal affiliate organizations, all of which focus on advancing the scholarship and impact of higher education's engagement with communities, to explore acting strategically as a "guild" with common interests and diverse capacities for the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Community Relationship, Community Involvement, Citizen Participation
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Cadwallader, Thomas K.; Lersch, Arthur D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This study outlines the processes used by University of Wisconsin--Extension, Lincoln County (UWELC), educators over an eight-year period to facilitate the development of a county land use plan and to guide committees through a review of the new proposed county zoning ordinances based on that plan. As a partner in these projects, UWELC helped…
Descriptors: Land Use, Planning, Zoning, Citizen Participation
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Schleiter, Mary Kay; Rhoades, Katherine A.; Statham, Anne – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
The Women and Poverty Public Education Initiative (WPPEI), established by the University of Wisconsin Women's Studies Consortium Outreach Office in 1994, developed a collaborative outreach scholarship model that paired women from the poverty community with women's studies faculty from universities in eight Wisconsin communities to study the…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Outreach Programs, Poverty, Womens Studies
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Adamek, Margaret A.; Alter, Theodore; Bridger, Jeffrey; Ferrick, John; Shapiro, Kenneth – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
Creating a culture of engagement on college campuses requires investment and energy at the individual and institutional level. For a decade, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation has sponsored the Food Systems Professors Education initiative involving thirteen land-grant colleges of agriculture and their partners, designed to transform higher education and…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Partnerships in Education, Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Production
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Kaufman, Dennis A.; Cloutier, Norman R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
This paper describes a community-based learning (CBL) project involving the economic redevelopment of two environmentally contaminated former industrial sites or "brownfields." The study was conducted over four semesters by several economics classes and involved assembling a database, measuring the impact of the brownfields on…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Economics Education, Databases, Real Estate
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Wolff, Marie; Beck, Barbara; Young, Staci; Bates, Tovah; Ahmed, Syed M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
This article specifically describes an evaluation of a Community Health Advocate (CHA) program in a public housing development from the perspectives of various stakeholders. The evaluation consisted of semistructured interviews with advocates, case management, a Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee representative, and non-Advocate residents…
Descriptors: Public Health, Advocacy, Program Evaluation, Public Housing
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Brandt, Diane L.; Christopherson, Patricia M.; King, Debra R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
This article will discuss the establishment of a "partnership" of two State of Wisconsin regions (northern and western); thirty-four county human service agencies; the University of Wisconsin Department of Social Work; and the Continuing Education unit on the same campus: the Community-Based Services Training Partnership for Adults…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Social Work, Continuing Education, Curriculum Design
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Reilly, Kevin P. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
The National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges' Kellogg Commission notes the perception that "despite the resources and expertise available on our campuses, our institutions are not well organized to bring them to bear on local problems in a coherent way." This article suggests some organizational patterns and…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Outreach Programs, Program Effectiveness, Change Strategies
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Rai, Kalyani – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
This paper outlines a Community-based Participatory Action Research model designed and implemented by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education with two community-based agencies in Milwaukee. In two participatory action learning seminars, research was combined with action to improve the educational experience of…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Definitions, Action Research, Participatory Research
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Childers, Jeri; Archer, Thomas – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
Three universities are fostering leaders committed to (1) defining models of scholarship, (2) building a network of leaders that can learn from each other, and (3) creating an outreach culture. This three-way university partnership has established an annual conference and an online learning community to support a network of leaders. How have the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Outreach Programs, Models, Partnerships in Education
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Silva, Kapila D.; Sadowski, Peter; Watson, Amy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2003
A constant challenge for any university location within an urban residential enclave is to engage the neighboring community in a continuing and purposeful dialogue on how to mitigate the negative impacts and increase the positive impacts of its presence on the quality of life of that community. The Maryland Plan, a strategy resulting from a shared…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Physical Environment, Community Involvement, College Role
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