Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities (inbunden)
Inbunden (Hardback)
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1st ed. 2016
Palgrave Macmillan
Soria, Krista M. (ed.), Mitchell, Tania D. (ed.)
22 schwarz-weiße Tabellen 5 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen Bibliographie
22 Tables, black and white; 5 Illustrations, black and white; XVIII, 269 p. 5 illus.
209 x 152 x 19 mm
476 g
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Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities (inbunden)

Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities

Engaging Undergraduates for Social Justice, Social Change and Responsible Citizenship

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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.
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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.


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. - Conclusion: Revisiting the Civic Mission of the American Public Research University; Tania D. Mitchell