Content tagged with : Books & Resources

December Community Engagement Resources

The Republic is (Still) at Risk — and Civics is Part of the Solution by CIRCLE Director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg and former CIRCLE Director Peter Levine Outlines some civic challenges and opportunities in the U.S., particularly as they relate to young people, and lays out recommendations for civic education practice into the 21st century. A Storied Community: Piloting a Patient/Student Narrative Workshop at a Community Health Center by EmmaLee Pallai Describes some of the successes and challenges of creating a community for those who told and listened to stories of illness at the Community – University Health Care Center (CUHCC). How Universities Foster Economic Growth—and Democracy by…

October Community Engagement Resources

How Higher Ed Can Restore Public Trust by Anthony P. Monaco, E. Gordon Gee and Eduardo Padrón Discusses how a year of service can improve and enrich students’ college experience. Situated Solidarity, Scholar-Activism and the Images in Our Heads by Eric Goldfischer Considers the intersection of scholarship and activism. The Case for Academic Freedom: Student opinions, faculty standards by Nancy Thomas Explores the recent court case involving academic freedom amidst controversial political issue discussions and course content at public institutions. Being Good Neighbors by Ed Finkel Discusses the growth and increasing importance of civic engagement programs. Sustainable Solutions: Let Knowledge Serve the…

September Community Engagement Resources

“Neighbourhood Emplaced Centers: A Trend Within American Urban Community-University Engagement” by Lina Dostilio Cites the work of the University of Minnesota Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center Chronicle of Higher Education – “The Neighborhood University” and “When Universities Swallow Cities” Explore the responsibilities urban universities have to the communities and cities they reside in as well as their impact. “How a Campus Takes Its Clothes Off” by Danielle Leek Discusses why it is important for college campuses to embrace the public purposes of higher education and civic engagement. “Promoting Democratic Engagement During College: Looking Beyond Service Learning” by Elijah C. Howe and Kevin Fosnacht Addresses the…

August Community Engagement Resources

August Community Engagement Resources – Articles, books, journals, and other resources and materials

July Community Engagement Resources

Deliberative Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning for Democratic Engagement by Timothy J Shaffer, Nicholas V. Longo, Idit Manosevitch, and Maxine S. Thomas

June Update – New Community Engagement Resources

Articles, Books, and Journals “Colleges Should Put Their Money Where Their Ideals Are” by Sandra Goldmark

May Update – New Community Engagement Resources

The Community Engagement Professional in Higher Education edited by Lina D. Dostilio

April Update – New Community Engagement Resources

Compact Nation Podcast Episode 7 featuring Tania D. Mitchell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities faculty

March Update – New Community Engagement Resources

February 28, 2017

“The Fix We’re In: What Americans Have to Say About Opportunity, Inequality and the System They Feel Is Failing Them” – from Public Agenda, suggests ways to engage common themes and the challenges they represent in productive ways

February Update – New Community Engagement Resources

“Putting Community First in Social Innovation Education” by Alan Harlam, Lizzie Pollock, and Gaby Gonzalez, Stanford Social Innovation Review

January Update – New Community Engagement Resources

Critical Competences for Social Impact Leaders by Romy Kraemer

New December Community Engagement Resources

Five Things Student Affairs Professionals Can Do To Institutionalize Civic Engagement by Laura E. Sponsler and Matthew Hartley

November Update: New Community Engagement Resources

Facilitating Political Dialogues Workshop by the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

October Update: New Community Resources

Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, edited by Jacqueline M. Dewar and Curtis D. Bennett -includes chapters on engaged teaching and learning

September Update: New Community Engagement Resources

Civic Professionalism: A Pathway to Practical Wisdom for the Liberal Arts by Amy Kortiz and Paul Schadewald