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Lyons, Ann

Higher Education and Civic Engagement

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Lorraine McIlrath, Ann Lyons, Ronaldo Munck

Section I. Context and Concepts

2. Civic Engagement in a Cold Climate: A Glocal Perspective
Ronaldo Munck, Helen McQuillan, Joanna Ozarowska

3. Higher Education as a Force for Societal Change in the Twenty-First Century
Brenda M. Gourley

4. Strategies for Enhancing Sustainability of Civic Engagement: Opportunities, Risks, and Untapped Potential
Josephine A. Boland

5. Universities and Their Communities—Engagement and Service as Primary Mission
Hans G. Schuetze

Section II. Manifestations and Issues

6. A “Civic Mission” for the University: Engaged Scholarship and Community-Based Participatory Research
Michael Cuthill

7. Civic Education through Service Learning: What, How, and Why?
Robert G. Bringle, Patti H. Clayton

8. Volunteering within Higher Education—A Literature Exploration and Case Study
Lorraine Tansey

9. Community Perspective on University Partnership—Prodding the Sacred Cow
Lorraine McIlrath

Section III. Reflections on Practice

10. Service Learning within a Spanish Context—From Teaching to Knowledge Transfer
José L. Arco, Francisco D. Fernández, Patricia J. Morales, Maribel Miñaca, Miriam Hervás

11. Civic Engagement Practices in Higher Education in Ireland
Ann Lyons

12. Academic Excellence and Community Engagement: Reflections on the Latin American Experience
Maria Nieves Tapia

13. Through Thick and Thin: The American University of Beirut Engages Its Communities
Cynthia Myntti, Mounir Mabsout, Rami Zurayk

14. Embedding Public Engagement within Higher Education: Lessons from the Beacons for Public Engagement in the United Kingdom
Sophie Duncan, Paul Manners

15. Afterthoughts: The Walls
Mary O’Malley

Keywords: Education, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Education, Higher Education, International and Comparative Education, Educational Philosophy

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
287 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137074829
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34294-5

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