Articles

Topic: Why Engagement?

Centrality of engagement in higher education

Andrew Furco; H. Fitzgerald; K. Bruns; S. Sonka

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. 
Summary: answers the question "why is engagement important?"

The State of the “Engaged Campus”: What we have learned about building and sustaining university-community partnerships?

Barbara Holland and Sheril Gelmon
Introduction to Service-Learning Toolkit
Summary: lessons learned from the early years of community engagement. 

Engaged Learning in the Academy: Challenges and Possibilities (David Thornton Moore)

Keene, Arthur S.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

Summary: engaged learning can help solve some of the challenges in the US education system. 

Topic: Preparing the Self

What Kind of Community? An Inquiry into Teaching Practices that Move beyond Exclusion

Stephen Bloch-Schulman, J. F. Humphrey, Spoma Jovanovic, Hollyce "Sherry" Giles, Dan Malotky, Audrey Campbell

Partnerships: a Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Summary: the goals, values, and outcomes of engaged teaching.

Serving Ourselves: How the Discourse on Community Engagement Privileges the University over the Community

Bortolin, Kathleen

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: moving beyond engagement that priviledges the university over the community.

Topic: Preparing Students

Key Elements of Effective Service-Learning Partnerships from the Perspective of Community Partners
Alan Tinkler, Barri Tinkler, Ethan Hausman, Gabe Tufo-Strouse
Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Summary: two faculty and two partners explore what makes effective partnerships.
The Four Furies: Primary Tensions between Service-Learners and Host Agencies

Mills, Steven D.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

Summary: the four biggest stressors between students and partners.

Topic: Forming Lasting Partnerships

Topic: Integrating Your Work

Unheard Voices: Community Organizations and Service-Learning
Randy Stoecker and Elizabeth A. Tryon with Amy Hilgendorf
Summary: a book about the ways community can be marginalized by working with universities, and how to create more equitable partnerships. 
 
 
 

Reciprocity: Saying What We Mean and Meaning What We Say

Dostilio, Lina D.; Brackmann, Sarah M.; Edwards, Kathleen E.; Harrison, Barbara; Kliewer, Brandon W.; Clayton, Patti H.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: a discussion of reciprocity. 
 

Voices from the Community: A Case for Reciprocity in Service-Learning

d’Arlach, Lucía; Sánchez, Bernadette; Feuer, Rachel

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: a study of how reciepents of service view service, as informed by Freire's theory of critical consciousness. 
 
 

Building Effective Community-University Partnerships: Are Universities Truly Ready?

Eckerle Curwood, Susan; Munger, Felix; Mitchell, Terry; Mackeigan, Mary; Farrar, Ashley

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: assessing university readiness for engagement at a pre-partnership stage.

Two Sides to Every Story: Exploring Community Partners’ Perspective of their Service Learning Experiences

Stephanie Smith Budhai

The Journal for Civic Commitment
Summary: outcomes of service-learning from the perspective of community partners.
 
 
 

Investigating Faculty Learning in the Context of Community-Engaged Scholarship

Katz Jameson, Jessica; Clayton, Patti H.; Jaeger, Audrey J.; Bringle, Robert G.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: the impact faculty development programs about community engaged scholarship. 
 
 

Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Academy: An Action Agenda

Gelmon, Sherril B. ; Jordan, Catherine ; Seifer, Sarenad.

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning
Summary: institutions need to adopt policies that value and reward community engaged scholarship.
 
 

Topic: Documenting

Do University Communications About Campus-Community Partnerships Reflect Core Engagement Principles?

Kayser Arrazattee, Christy; Lima, Marybeth; Lundy, Lisa.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: a study of how institutions represent campus-community partnerships in their public communications. 
 
Transforming Library Spaces through Community Engagement
Betha Gutsche, Liz Morris, Theresa Stroisch 
Summary: a project summary for a local project.
 

Topic: Assessing Our Impacts

The Measure of Service Learning: Research Scales to Assess Student Experiences

Robert Bringle and Mindy Phillips
Summary: book about assessing service-learning projects. 
 

Challenges in Assessing Service-Learning

Gelmon, Sherril B.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: an early article about assessment challenges, still sited by many.
 

Collaborative Faculty Assessment of Service-Learning Student Work to Improve Student and Faculty Learning and Course Design

Shapiro, Daniel F.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: case study for assessing a service-learning course.
 

Topic: Institutional Support

Public engagement means ‘sacrificing’ academic career

Paul Jump
Times Higher Education
Summary: an article (and links to others) about how engagement can be limiting for faculty member's academic career.

 

Cultivating Community-Engaged Faculty: the Institution's Role in Individual Journeys

Eric Malm, Nicholas Rademacher, Mary Harris, David Dunbar, Caroline Nielsen, Erin McLaughlin

Journal of Community Engagement in Higher Education
Summary: institutional factors that encourage faculty participation in community engagement work. 
 

 

An Essay on the Institutionalization of Service-Learning: The Genesis of the Feinstein Institute for Public Service

Hudson, William E.; Trudeau, Robert H.

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Summary: a case study on the institutionalization of service-learning.
 

Topic: Public Universities and Engagement

The Civic Mission of Higher Education at a Time of Democratic Discontent

Peter Levine

Partnerships: a Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

The Engaged Campus: Towards a Comprehensive Approach to Public Engagement

Andrew Furco

British Journal of Educational Studies

 

Topic: Community Colleges and Engagement

Reaffirming the Value of Civic Engagement  on Community College Campuses

Paul A. Elsner

The Journal for Civic Commitment
 

Topic: Tribal Colleges and Engagement

A Hundred Ways of Learning.

Lee, Martha S

Tribal College: Journal of American Indian Higher Education

Sharing the Harvest, Sustaining the Community

Paskus, Laura

Tribal College: Journal of American Indian Higher Education

Of the Community, by the Community, and for the Community.

Ambler, Marjane

Tribal College: Journal of American Indian Higher Education

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