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Civic engagement in higher education

Barbara Jacoby

Civic engagement in higher education

concepts and practices

by Barbara Jacoby

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Service learning -- United States,
  • Civics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States,
  • Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBarbara Jacoby and Associates ; foreword by Thomas Ehrlich.
    SeriesThe Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC220.5 .J33 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17101310M
    ISBN 109780470388464
    LC Control Number2008036103
    OCLC/WorldCa236325536

    Higher Education and Civic Engagement provides an original and challenging contribution to contemporary debates on the civic purpose of higher education. It explores teaching and learning, research, and service in a range of international contexts. This book is essential reading for higher education leaders, faculty, administrators, and members of community considering the civic role of higher Cited by: In its last section the book moves from the theory of citizenship to practical considerations. In doing so, the book offers advice on establishing civic engagement to all those involved in teaching and learning within higher education.

      In its last section the book moves from the theory of citizenship to practical considerations. In doing so, the book offers advice on establishing civic engagement to all those involved in teaching and learning within higher :   This book goes beyond the policy rhetoric to provide a practice-based explication of international student engagement and its enabling institutional conditions. By utilising a social practice conceptual model, the book explains the multiple dimensions of engagement that are often conflated in policy: the antecedents to engagement, the actions.

    Get this from a library! Civic engagement in higher education: concepts and practices. [Thomas Ehrlich; Barbara Jacoby;] -- From the Publisher: Numerous studies have chronicled students lack of trust in large social institutions, declining interest in politics, and decreasing civic skills. This book is a comprehensive. This book is a companion guide to Campus Compact’s successful publication The Community Engagement Professional in Higher the first text, Campus Compact Research Fellows - led by award-winning scholar-practitioner Lina D. Dostilio - identified a core of set of competencies needed by professionals charged with leading community engaged work on .


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When Clark Atlanta University seeks out new partnerships, School of Social Work Dean Jenny Jones explains, it leverages a long and “distinctive history” as “an urban research university that transforms the lives of students and.

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This book is a comprehensive guide to developing high-quality civic engagement experiences for college students. The book defines civic engagement and explains why it is central to a college education/5. 2 days ago  Education as Civic Engagement: Toward a More Democratic Society is a collection of ten essays examining education?mostly higher education?as civic engagement.

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Many institutions of higher education have created partnerships with. The Author Barbara Jacoby is senior scholar for the Adele H. Stamp Student Union Center for Campus Life at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she also serves as chair of the Coalition for Civic Engagement and Leadership.

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The concept of civic engagement has assumed increasing importance as a means to reverse the balkanization of individual interests and the rapid disintegration of communal life. Higher Education and Democracy is a collection of essays written over the last ten years on how civic engagement in higher education works to achieve what authors John Saltmarsh and Edward Zlotkowsi consider to be the academic and civic purposes of higher include creating new modes of teaching and learning, fostering participation Format: Hardcover.Democracy, Civic Engagement, and Citizenship in Higher Education takes a hard look at the state of American democracy today through the lens of one of the nation's most important actors: colleges and :