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Hauerwas, Laura Boynton; Creamer, Meaghan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Although international teacher education partnerships necessitate relationships with host education communities, much of the literature addresses only the impact of the overseas teaching experiences on the American university intern. For this project, we investigated the benefits of participation in an international teacher education program for…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, International Programs, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Shah, Rachael W.; Troester, Jennifer Selting; Brooke, Robert; Gatti, Lauren; Thomas, Sarah L.; Masterson, Jessica – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
The continuing expansion of digital service-learning is bringing emergent dynamics to the field of community engagement, including the challenge of fostering asset-based views of community partners in online spaces. "Online disinhibition" ("Suler," 2004) can prompt harsh critique or insensitive language that would not have…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Community Development, Case Studies, Electronic Learning
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Driscoll, Amy; Sandmann, Lorilee R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
A significant and growing number of universities across the country are pursuing the agenda of public and civic engagement and giving serious consideration to resultant faculty roles. Along with new university commitment come new definitions of scholarship, including the scholarship of engagement. The scholarship of engagement continues to emerge…
Descriptors: Scholarship, School Community Relationship, Participation, Rewards
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Lambright, Kristina T.; Alden, Allison F. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
Using data collected from three colleges, the authors examine how faculty members view the level of support for service-learning at their respective institutions. There is variation among the institutions in perceived instructor and administrator support for service-learning, availability of support services, and attitudes regarding consideration…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Service Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Sustainability
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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
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Matthews, Paul H. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
A "student scholars" program was developed to engage undergraduates at a large, public, land-grant research university with its public service and outreach mission, through cohort meetings, supervised internships, and site visits. Qualitative and pre-/post-participation quantitative data from the first cohort of 10 students show that…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Research Universities, Land Grant Universities, Public Colleges
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Lynch, Mark; Zovinka, Edward P.; Zhang, Lening; Hruska, Jenna L.; Lee, Angela – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2005
The Rural Outreach Chemistry for Kids (R.O.C.K.) program was designed as a service-learning project for students at Saint Francis University to serve the local communities by organizing chemistry activities in high schools. It was initiated in 1995 and has involved a large number of Saint Francis University students and local high school students.…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Outreach Programs
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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