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Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Education Forging New Pathways,9781137319913

Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Education Forging New Pathways

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 9/19/2013
Publisher(s): Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Education demonstrates how colleges and universities can enhance the engagement of their students, faculty, and institutional resources in their communities. This volume features strategies to make this work deep, pervasive, integrated, and developmental, qualities recognized by the Carnegie Classification guidelines and others in higher education as best practice. The chapters share perspectives, frameworks, knowledge, and practices of more than a dozen institutions of higher education that practice community engagement in sustained ways, drawing on their connections to more than two decades' experience in the Bonner Foundation network. Perspectives from these campuses and respected scholars and practitioners in the field present proven models for student leadership and development, sustained partnerships, faculty engagement, institutionalization of campus centers, and changes to teaching and learning.

Author Biography

Ariane Hoy is Senior Program Officer at the Bonner Foundation, USA.

Mathew Johnson is Associate Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies and Founding Director of the Academic Community Engagement office at Siena College, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface: Reflecting on Bonner's Journey; Wayne Meisel
Introduction – Deep, Pervasive, and Integrated: Developmental Frameworks for Students, Partnerships, Faculty Engagement, and Centers; Ariane Hoy and Mathew Johnson
PART I: STUDENTS
1. Student Development in Theory and Practice by Nicole Saylor and Patrick Gruber
2. Learning through Service: Structures that Promote Student Leadership; Ashley Cochrane and Heather Schill
3. Engaging Faith: Spiritual Exploration as a Critical Component; Wayne Meisel
4. An Untapped Reservoir for Student Community Engagement: What We Are Learning from the NASCE; Mathew Johnson, Don Levy, Pete Cichetti and Greg Zinkiewicz
PART II: PARTNERS
5. Building Deeper Partnerships and Community-Centered Centers; David Roncolato
6. 'Walking a Different Way': Co-educators, Co-learners, and Democratic Engagement Renaming the World; Talmage Stanley
7.The Growing Edge for Campus-Community Partnerships: Partnership and Policy Networks; Robert Hackett and Patrick Donohue
8. 'One Partnership, One Place': Building and Scaling Sustained Student-Led, Community-Driven International Partnerships; Kelly Behrend and Steve Darr
PART III: FACULTY
9. Developing Faculty for Community Engagement Across the Curriculum; Karin Aguilar-San Juan and Paul Schadewald
10. Permeable Boundaries: Connecting Coursework and Community Work in Disciplinary Curricula; Emily Kane, Georgia Nigro, Ellen Alcorn and Holly Lasagna
11. Wisdom from the Garden: Exploring Faculty Transformation; Beth Blissman
12. Community Engagement Across the Curriculum: Boyer, Integration and the Challenges of Institutionalization; Thomas G. McGowan, Suzanne Bonefas, and Anthony Siracusa
PART IV: CENTERS
13. The Center of Community Engagement; Marshall Welch and John Saltmarsh
14. "If You Build It They Will Come": Building A Culture and Infrastructure for Institutional Change and Commitment; Rick Ellis and Kristine Hart
15. New Technologies for Engagement: Social Media as Effective Tools for Campus-Community Partnerships; Abby Kiesa and Ariane Hoy
16. Strategic Planning for Centers: Fostering Pervasive, Deep, Integrated, Developmental Community Engagement; Ariane Hoy and Mathew Johnson
PART V: CRITICAL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTIONS
17. Transformation is Just Another Word: Thinking Through the Future of Community Engagement in the Disrupted University; Dan W. Butin
18. Integrating Political Activities into Pathways of Engagement; Abby Kiesa
19. Critical Service-Learning as a Philosophy for Deepening Community Engagement; Tania D. Mitchell
PART VI: CONCLUSION
20. Future Possibilities: High-Impact Learning and Community Engagement; Ariane Hoy and Mathew Johnson

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