Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities

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This book outlines how undergraduate students engage with civic and community projects and how this can be encouraged by their universities. It also explores how universities can build on this involvement and develop undergraduates' civic and democratic capacities, including programmatic strategies and conceptual frameworks for understanding the students' activities. As higher education across the globe experiences increasing student numbers it is important to understand how students engage with civic and community service.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book outlines how undergraduate students engage with civic and community projects and how this can be encouraged by their universities. It also explores how universities can build on this involvement and develop undergraduates' civic and democratic capacities, including programmatic strategies and conceptual frameworks for understanding the students' activities. As higher education across the globe experiences increasing student numbers it is important to understand how students engage with civic and community service.
  • Produktdetails
  • Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Palgrave Macmillan Uk
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: .978-1-137-55311-9, 978-1-137-55311-9
  • 1st ed. 2016
  • Erscheinungstermin: 17. Juni 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 217mm x 154mm x 25mm
  • ISBN-13: 9781137553119
  • ISBN-10: 1137553111
  • Artikelnr.: 44374817
Autorenporträt
Krista M. Soria works in the Office of Institutional Research at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA. She is interested in researching high-impact practices that promote undergraduates' development, the experiences of first-generation and working-class students, and programmatic efforts to enhance students' leadership, civic responsibility, and engagement in social change.
Tania D. Mitchell is an assistant professor of higher education at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA. Her teaching and research focuses on service-learning as a critical pedagogy to explore civic identity, social justice, student learning and development, race and racism, and community practice.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction: Developing Undergraduates'
Civic Capabilities: The Unique Contributions of American Public Research
Universities; Krista
M. Soria, Tania D. Mitchell, and June Nobbe. - Part
1: Institutional Conditions Framing Undergraduates' Civic and Citizenship
Engagement at Research Universities. - 1. Civic Attitudes Development
among Undergraduate Students at American Research Universities: An Examination
by Student Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status; Young
K. Kim, Marla A. Franco, and Liz A. Rennick. -2. Creating the Conditions for
Political Engagement: A Narrative Approach for Community-Engaged Scholarship
and Civic Leadership Development; Brandon
W. Kliewer and Kerry L. Priest. - 3. Civic and Community Engagement
Impact on Economically Disadvantaged Students; Victoria
Porterfield . - 4. Community Service and
Service-Learning at Large, Public Research Universities; Jeremy L. Williams, Krista M. Soria, and Claire Erickson. - 5. Redefining Civic Engagement: A
Developmental Model of Students' Civic-Related Capabilities; Luis
Ponjuan, Cynthia Alcantar, and Krista M. Soria. - Part 2:
Undergraduates' Participation in Community Service and Service-Learning:
Involvement and Outcomes. - 6. Civic Attitudes and the Undergraduate Experience; Gary R.
Kirk and Jacob Grohs. - 7. Modeling the Influence of Service-Learning on
Academic and Sociocultural Gains: Findings from a Multi-Institutional Study; Andrew Furco, Daniel Jones-White,
Ronald Huesman, Jr., and Laura Gorny. - 8. Pluralistic Outcomes Associated with Undergraduates'
Citizenship Development; Krista M. Soria,
Matthew Johnson, and Tania D. Mitchell. - 9. Belonging and Satisfaction of Service-Minded Students at American
Research Universities; Teniell L. Trolian,
Sarah SanGiovanni, and Wayne Jacobson. - Part 3: Engaging
Undergraduates for Social Justice and Social Change: Critical Perspectives on
Students' Civic Engagement. - 10. Realizing a Critical Framework for
Service-Learning at an American Public Research University; Douglas Barrera, Keali i
Kukahiko, Lauren N. Willner, Kathy O'Byrne. - 11. Implementing Wingspread at the
University of Virginia: Culture, Crisis, and Student Activism; Rose Cole, Walter F. Heinecke,
Ibby Han, and Nqobile
Mthethwa. - 12. Seeking Social Justice: Undergraduates'
Engagement in Social Change and Social Justice at American Research
Universities; Tania D. Mitchell and
Krista M. Soria. - C onclusion: Revisiting the Civic Mission of the
American Public Research University; Tania D. Mitchell