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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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Orphan, Cecilia M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Neoliberal ideology that narrows higher education's purpose to strengthening the economy is a threat to the civic engagement agenda and public purposes of U.S. higher education. Regional comprehensive universities (RCUs) are broad-access institutions founded to embody public purposes of student-centeredness, access, and civic and economic…
Descriptors: Universities, Neoliberalism, Public Policy, College Role
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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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Murphy, Margueritte S.; Flowers, Kathleen S. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article describes the development of the Community-Based Learning (CBL) Scorecard by a grant-funded consortium of liberal arts institutions. The aim of the scorecard was to promote assessment that improves student learning with an instrument that employs a quantitative scale, allowing for benchmarking across institutions. Extensive interviews…
Descriptors: Consortia, Community Education, Statistical Analysis, Benchmarking
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Gauntner, Joseph; Hansman, Catherine A. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
It is common for universities that seek community partnerships to employ full-time staff, formally sanctioned as boundary spanners, to develop and manage such partnerships. These staff are frequently administrative or allied staff rather than tenure-track faculty or academic unit administrators. Given the multiple interests of universities and…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Role Conflict, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship
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McCunney, Dennis – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This ethnographic case study describes how civically engaged students understand their commitment to social change. Literature on civic engagement and service-learning abounds, yet gaps remain in understanding how students understand and act on campus mission and culture with respect to civic engagement. Using the frameworks of transformative…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Church Related Colleges, Transformative Learning, Citizen Participation
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Plakans, Lia; Alper, Rebecca; Colvin, Carolyn; Aquilino, Mary; Louko, Linda J.; Zebrowski, Patricia; Ali, Saba Rasheed – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
For over 3 years, 6 faculty members and 1 graduate student have gathered as a working group applying an interdisciplinary focus to public engagement projects involving immigrant families in the rural Midwest. One dimension of the group's effort has been to involve faculty, staff, and students from many disciplines in its examination of pertinent…
Descriptors: Socialization, Interdisciplinary Approach, Focus Groups, Immigrants
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Noel, Jana; Earwicker, David P. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This study was performed to document the strategies and methods used by successful applicants for the 2010 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification and to document the cultural shifts connected with the application process and receipt of the Classification. Four major findings emerged: (1) Applicants benefited from a team approach; (2)…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, School Community Relationship, Higher Education, Classification
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Brackmann, Sarah M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Studying community engagement provides another lens for examining how neoliberal universities collaborate with external organizations to move closer to the market, often in the hope of promoting the public good. This study examined the tension between the public and private aspects of university-community partnerships by studying the impact of…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Neoliberalism, Commercialization, Politics of Education
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Noyes, Elise; Darby, Alexa; Leupold, Christopher – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Research has demonstrated the importance of emotions in learning, and academic service-learning (AS-L) has become an increasingly popular pedagogy. However, few studies have investigated emotional experiences specific to AS-L. The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to examine students' emotions related to their AS-L class. Results from the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Emotional Experience, Statistical Analysis
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Nichols, Naomi; Gaetz, Stephen; Phipps, David – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
In this article, a qualitative case study approach was used to explore the changes that community-campus collaborations stimulate. The authors document the "processes of interaction" (Spaapen & van Drooge, 2011) through which collaborations seek to contribute to positive social change, highlighting the outputs, outcomes, and…
Descriptors: Social Change, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, School Community Relationship
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Crookes, Patrick A.; Else, Fabienne C.; Smith, Kylie M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Despite receiving growing international recognition and regard, the scholarship of engagement remains undervalued internally at academic institutions, especially in relation to career development and academic promotion. This form of scholarship presents difficulties relating to evaluation, assessment, and evidencing that are not generally present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Scholarship
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McCann, Brian M.; Cramer, Catherine B.; Taylor, Lisa G. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the attitudes of university-level research scientists toward educational and outreach activities that aim to help the general public understand more about their scientific endeavors. Interviews, observations, and survey results from 12 university research scientists, their colleagues, students, and the…
Descriptors: Scientists, Attitudes, Science Activities, Interviews
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Long, Harrison – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
What happens when one controversial text meets another in performance? How do diverse audiences from rural and metropolitan areas respond to powerful yet provocative material? The Kennesaw State University Department of Theatre and Performance Studies sought to answer these questions with "Splittin' the Raft," a dramatic adaptation of…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Theater Arts, Slavery, Urban Schools
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Fullerton, Ann; Reitenauer, Vicki L.; Kerrigan, Seanna M. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
Service-learning practitioners design community engagement activities to affect students in powerful and even transformative ways. This qualitative study explores the long-term impacts (3-16 years after graduation) of participation in a senior-level service-learning course. Through interviews with 20 randomly selected participants, the researchers…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Service Learning, Learning Processes, Transformative Learning
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