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Haddon, Phoebe A.; Watson, Nyeema C. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This article describes a collaboration between Rutgers-Camden University, the Camden City Public Schools, Mastery Charter Schools, and the Camden Community Charter School that seeks to increase student achievement by providing an integrated system of partnerships that promote academic success, support positive social and emotional development, and…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Public Schools, Charter Schools, State Universities
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Moskal, Barbara; Skokan, Catherine – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
This article provides a field-based example of a series of outreach programs that have been designed in response to current recommendations found in the K-12 outreach literature. These programs begin with university mathematics and science faculty members teaching a 10-day summer workshop to elementary and middle school teachers. Following this…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Outreach Programs, College Faculty
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Pittella, Rosanna – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
The United States has established itself, for better or worse, as the single most powerful country in the world. The American school system was not designed to familiarize its students with the language and concepts of ethics they will need as heirs and future leaders of a nation with ever increasing global reach and influence. This article…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary, Instructional Materials
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Paton, Valerie Osland – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
The geographical scale of West Texas provides a unique opportunity to demonstrate active engagement between Texas Tech University and the residents of this vast region. The institution responded to community requests and collaborated to develop four new, rural off-campus teaching and research sites and expand the presence of an existing site.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship
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Arrington, Pamela Gray – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
Coppin State University is committed to meeting the educational needs of its urban population and improving the quality of life in its urban community. An institutional pioneer in urban education, Coppin State University is the first higher education institution in the state to assume responsibility for the restructuring and administration of a…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Urban Education
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Lima, Marybeth – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
Service-learning has the power to transform K-12 and higher education and local communities. This paper details three suppositions about service-learning and community action based on experiences working with K-12 and higher education: (1) service-learning works best when it covers an overarching theme, (2) multiple models for working with K-12…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Engineering Education, Educational Change, Community Change
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Bledsoe, Karen E.; Shieh, Ruey; Park, Young-Shin; Gummer, Edith – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
Partnerships between scientists and teachers are an important focus of the current reform in science education. This study examined the roles and the dynamics of interactions in an NSF-funded Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) project. Data sources included interviews with teachers, fellows, and students at eight K-12 schools.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Scientists, Role Perception, Science Education