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Weiss, H. Anne; Norris, Kristin E. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
This essay examines the inquiry activities that community engagement professionals (CEPs) can utilize to support organizational learning. We advocate for an inquiry approach that focuses on improvement and informing community-engaged practices and organizational change. By unpacking why inquiry is imperative for CEPs and outlining the tensions…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Inquiry, Organizational Change, Outcomes of Education
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Atiles, Jorge Horacio – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
The community engagement professional (CEP) plays a critical role in engaging faculty, staff, and students with communities. In order to do this in the most effective way, this essay advocates for CEPs to become familiar with the Cooperative Extension system and develop competency for engaging Extension personnel, even when those personnel are not…
Descriptors: Extension Education, School Community Relationship, Competency Based Education, College Faculty
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Yamamura, Erica K.; Koth, Kent – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Place-based community engagement (PBCE) is a contemporary form of community engagement gaining popularity throughout the United States. PBCE provides a comprehensive strategy for universities and communities to more democratically partner with each other through long-term efforts focused on distinct geographic areas. Drawing from one-on-one…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Community Involvement, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Farmer-Hanson, Ashley; Gassman, Julianne; Shields, Emily – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
This research study analyzed the role of CEPs in strategic planning processes by examining the use of the civic action plan ("Campus Compact, 2018"). To ascertain whether institution-wide planning efforts around civic and community engagement create new opportunities for CEPs to take on institutional leadership roles, we interviewed CEPs…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Strategic Planning, Professional Personnel, Partnerships in Education
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Kuttner, Paul J.; Byrne, Kara; Schmit, Kimberly; Munro, Sarah – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Over the past 50 years, colleges and universities have taken on increasingly important roles as anchor institutions in U.S. cities, partnering with local communities to promote development and well-being. Such community-campus partnerships rely on the work of community engagement professionals (CEPs), staff tasked with administering, coordinating,…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Higher Education
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Werner, Danilea; Burque, Angie Colvin – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
BraveHeart Center for Place and Purpose (BraveHeart CPP) is a comprehensive post-high school, inclusion-focused partnership of university, faith, and local communities. This new initiative aims to address unmet needs of the vulnerable and underserved population of young adults with disabilities through a community-in-community inclusion (CICI)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Young Adults, Partnerships in Education, Models
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This qualitative study examined 25 faculty members representing varying ranks, institutional types, disciplines, racial/ethnic backgrounds, and gender with current or recent participation in community-engaged research, service, and/or teaching. The study explored their perspectives on whether or not and, if applicable, in what ways their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Community Role, Community Involvement, College Faculty
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Brown, Betty G.; Chaudhari, Lisa Shanti; Curtis, Eric K.; Schulz, Leslie – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
In response to requests for assistance from a Tibetan refugee community in Mainpat, India, Northern Arizona University developed a unique service-learning experience, the Mainpat Project, to provide health and other services. The project continued for 4 years despite the limited infrastructure and resources of a small public university and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Refugees, Service Learning
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McElfish, Pearl A.; Long, Christopher R.; Stephens, R. Michael; Spencer, Nicola; Rowland, Brett; Spencer, Horace; Stewart, M. Kathryn – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
We performed this study to better understand communities' health priorities and willingness to participate in research in order to reduce health disparities. To include communities whose members often experience health disparities and may lack opportunities to participate in research, student interns from multiple disciplines administered the…
Descriptors: Public Health, Access to Health Care, Diseases, Diabetes
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Tarantino, Kristen L. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
The impact of university-community partnerships and involvement in engaged scholarship on student learning was examined through in-depth interviews with undergraduate members of a student-led, community-based research organization at a selective mid-Atlantic university. Students reported benefits of participation that included increasing critical…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Scholarship, School Community Relationship
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Welch, Marshall; Plaxton-Moore, Star – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This research involved the conduct of a conceptual review of 28 refereed journal articles and a survey of campus centers for community engagement staff to identify salient features and trends of existing faculty development programming designed to advance service-learning and community engagement in higher education. Results of this investigation…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Trends, Community Involvement, Service Learning
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Davis, Katherine L.; Kliewer, Brandon W.; Nicolaides, Aliki – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
The purpose of this work is to assist partners in identifying, naming, and facilitating dynamic relational forces and learning processes that shape the effectiveness of community engagement practice and partnerships. We offer a hypothetical case to assist in framing and discussing concepts of reciprocity and power in partnerships and how these…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Transformative Learning, Social Change, Power Structure
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Carbone, Elena T.; Ware, Susan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
Research is clear: Employers want college graduates who can communicate clearly, think analytically, and interact respectfully. Targeted educational experiences have measurably improved these capacities. To better prepare undergraduates, the University of Massachusetts Amherst developed the Community-Engaged Research Program, a pilot program…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Undergraduate Students, Career Readiness, Educational Research
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Rice, R. Eugene – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
In this commentary, author R. Eugene Rice reflects on Ernest Boyer's 1996 "Journal of Public Service & Outreach" article, "Scholarship of Engagement," (EJ532751) reprinted in this 20th anniversary issue of "Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement." Boyer opened his essay with a celebratory review of…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Scholarship, Higher Education, Community Involvement
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O'Meara, KerryAnn; Jaeger, Audrey J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
This article considers the historical and current national context for integrating community engagement into graduate education. While it might be argued that most graduate education contributes generally to society by advancing knowledge, we are referring here to community engagement that involves some reciprocal interaction between graduate…
Descriptors: Barriers, Faculty, School Community Programs, Models
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