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Author Jacob, W. James
Title Community Engagement in Higher Education : Policy Reforms and Practice
Imprint Rotterdam : BRILL, 2015
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Series Pittsburgh Studies in Comparative and International Education Ser
Pittsburgh Studies in Comparative and International Education Ser
Note Intro -- Community Engagement in Higher Education: Policy Reforms and Practice -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations and Acronyms -- Series Editors Introduction -- 1: Community Engagement in Higher Education: International and Local Perspectives -- Part I: Thematic Issues Related to Higher Education Community Engagement -- 2: Divide and Conquer: Long-Term Consequences for Education, Economic Participation, and Higher Education Engagement -- 3: Service-Learning and Disaster Recovery: Implications for Government, Communities, and Colleges -- 4: Engaging Technology in University-Community Partnerships -- 5: Building University-Community Partnerships: Expectations and Challenges -- 6: Place-Based Approaches to Engagement: Can Universities be Local and Global? -- Part II: Institutional Programs, Partnerships, and Case Studies in the United States -- 7: University and Communities in Partnership: Exploring the Roots and Current Trends of Higher Education Community Engagement in the United States -- 8: Public Higher Education Performance in the United States: A Community Perspective -- 9: Service-Learning as Catalyst for Integrating Community Engagement Across Core Academic Functions -- 10: Critical Civic Literacy as an Essential Component of the Undergraduate Curriculum: The Case of California State University, Monterey Bay -- 11: Teachers College Partnership Schools Consortium: A University-Assisted Schools Model to Achieve Comprehensive Educational Opportunity -- 12: Evolution, Not Revolution: Building the Engagement Function One Asset at a Time -- 13: The Shape of Community Engagement in Urban Centers - Possibilities or Improbabilities: The Case of Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan -- Part III: Institutional Programs, Partnerships, and Case Studies in China, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia
14: Knowledge Matters: The Service Mission of Chinese Higher Education Institutions -- 15: A Comparative and Empirical Study of Academic Service Activities: A Focus on Japan -- 16: The Role of Maasai Mara University in Promoting Sustainable Development -- 17: Enhancing Community-University Engagement: The Case of Montemorelos University -- 18: Action Learning as an Approach for Developing Leaders, Solving Problems, and Building Successful Teams: A Case Study of Princess Nora Bint Abdul-Rahman University -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Jacob, W. James Community Engagement in Higher Education : Policy Reforms and Practice Rotterdam : BRILL,c2015 9789463000055
Subject Community and college.;Universities and colleges -- Public relations
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Alt Author Sutin, Stewart E
Weidman, John C
Yeager, John L
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