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Publicly engaged scholars : next generation engagement and the future of higher education

Author: Margaret A Post; John Saltmarsh
Publisher: Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This book presents the voice of a new generation of scholars, educators, and practitioners who are committed to civic renewal and the public purposes of higher education. They question existing policies, structures, and practices, and put forward new forms of engagement that can help to shape and transform higher education to align it with societal needs"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Post; John Saltmarsh
ISBN: 9781620362631 1620362635 9781620362648 1620362643
OCLC Number: 928613562
Description: xxiv, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introducing next-generation engagement --
Part one: The collaborative engagement paradigm. The inheritance of next-generation engagement scholars --
A brief history of a movement --
Collaborative engagement --
Collaborative engagement research and implications for institutional change --
Legitimacy, agency, and inequality --
Part two: New public scholars. Disrupting role dichotomies --
Developing a community-engaged scholarly identity --
Paving new professional pathways for community-engaged scholarship --
Critical commitments to community and campus change --
Fortunate accidents and winding pathways --
Next-generation engaged scholars --
Part three: The future of engagement. The future of the academy with student as colleagues --
Next-generation engagement scholars in the neoliberal university --
Building an organizational structure that fosters blended engagement
Responsibility: edited by Margaret A. Post, Elaine Ward, Nicholas V. Longo, and John Saltmarsh ; foreword by Timothy K. Eastman ; afterword by Peter Levine.

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"This book gives voice to what is at stake--what matters and why--in pushing past our current discourses towards creating a new 'language regime of engagement.' The overall message comes through loud Read more...

 
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