ERIC Number: EJ888279
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
What Determines Faculty-Engaged Scholarship?
Vogelgesang, Lori J.; Denson, Nida; Jayakumar, Uma M.
Review of Higher Education, v33 n4 p437-472 Sum 2010
This paper examines how faculty and institutional characteristics shape engaged scholarship. Controlling for faculty dispositions, disciplinary differences, and institutional characteristics, the authors examined the impact of perceived institutional support for community partnerships, community-based research, and teaching on faculty engagement. They found that institutional support significantly increased the likelihood that faculty members used their scholarship to address local community needs, and the likelihood that they collaborated with local community in research and teaching. (Contains 6 tables and 1 footnote.)
Descriptors: Community Needs, Institutional Characteristics, Service Learning, College Faculty, Scholarship, Intellectual Disciplines, Regression (Statistics), Teacher Attitudes, Women Faculty, Gender Differences, School Community Relationship
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Education Level: Higher Education
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