Finding Meaning in Civically Engaged Scholarship: Personal Journeys, Professional Experiences (Paperback)
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Finding Meaning in Civically Engaged Scholarship: Personal Journeys, Professional Experiences (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 30/08/2009
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The essays in this volume are a collection of reflective narratives, rather than traditional scholarly treatises. The book is divided into two parts. The first part describes our individual journeys as each of us found our way to civically engaged scholarship and came to see it as critical to our academic endeavors and identity. This section also highlights the interdisciplinary nature of our work as we discuss our journeys through our own disciplinary lenses. The second part presents detailed examples of our civic engagement, including service-learning classes, community-based research projects, and creation of community service-learning spaces. These chapters provide a varied picture of the available avenues for civic engagement for students and faculty in a higher education setting. We provide sufficient details of our projects and classes to enable replication. The book concludes with a discussion of civic engagement as it is defined in the literature. The conclusion also discusses institutional factors that support and promote civic engagement as well as the importance of community involvement in service learning. Five common themes that emerged across the chapters are described. These themes include the use of service learning and civic engagement as an effective pedagogy, the relationship between civic engagement and political activism, the importance of partnership and collaboration, the meaning found in civic engagement, and the challenges of civically engaged work.

Publisher: Information Age Publishing
ISBN: 9781607521112
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 13 mm

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