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Engaging Higher Education : Purpose, Platforms, and Programs for Community Engagement (Paperback)

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For directors of campus centers that had received the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement this book offers research and models to further advance their work. For directors starting out, or preparing for application for the Carnegie Classification, it provides guidance on setting up and structuring centers as well as practical insights into the process of application and the criteria they will need to meet.Building on the findings of the research undertaken by the author and John Saltmarsh on the infrastructure of campus centers for engagement that had received the Carnegie Classification for Community, this book responds to the expressed needs of the participating center directors for models and practices they could share and use with faculty, and mid-level and upper-level administrators to more fully embed engagement into institutional culture and practice.This book is organized around the purpose (the “why”), platforms (the “how”), and programs (the “what”) that drive and frame community engagement in higher education. It also offers practitioners valuable information on trends of current practice based on Carnegie Classification criteria. It will also serve the needs of graduate students aspiring to become the future professoriate as engaged scholars, or considering preparation for new administrative positions being created at centers.
Number of Pages: 276
Genre: Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Author: Marshall Welch
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2016
TCIN: 51546175
UPC: 9781620363843
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-9902
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