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Civic Engagement in Higher Education By John Hamerlinck, JoAnn Campbell
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This book was created from the "Campus in Community Online Civic Dialogues" series. Topics discussed include: reflection, power, evaluation and risk management.
Civic Engagement in Higher Education By John Hamerlinck, JoAnn Campbell
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This book was created from the "Campus in Community Online Civic Dialogues" series. Topics discussed include: reflection, power, evaluation and risk management.
Public Engagement and Civic Maturity: A Public Dialogue Consortium Perspective By Kimberly Pearce
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Public Engagement and Civic Maturity is a practical guide for self-reflection for those who facilitate and design participatory processes; an introduction to a distinctive way of working; and –... More > in its concept of “civic maturity” – a visionary prophesy of a better form of civic life.< Less
Public Engagement and Civic Maturity: A Public Dialogue Consortium Perspective By Kimberly Pearce
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Public Engagement and Civic Maturity is a practical guide for self-reflection for those who facilitate and design participatory processes; an introduction to a distinctive way of working; and –... More > in its concept of “civic maturity” – a visionary prophesy of a better form of civic life.< Less
American Citizenship: Responsible Participation in the Civic Life of the United States of America By Alvaro Garcia
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A guide to American citizenship and history aimed at immigrants going through the U.S. naturalization process, people around the world interested in applying to become U.S. citizens, or native born... More > citizens who may want to have a quick reference source on various aspects of American history, their influence on the nation to the present day, and how they shape the ongoing assimilation of immigrants in America. It includes U.S. history, an overview of the country's current situation, and a look at some of the future challenges that will have to be met by native born and naturalized citizens alike. It includes the one hundred questions currently used for the U.S. citizenship test.< Less
Civic Ecology: Reclaiming Broken Places - Reflections from Around the World By 2015 MOOC CIVIC ECOLOGY CLASS, CornellX
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These are stories and reflections of people who are engage in caring for their environment and their communities. These people from across the globe participated in the Six-week MOOC course in Civic... More > Ecology conducted by scholars at Cornell< Less
Active Citizenship via Personal Expression: Building Civic Youth Identity in Community After School Art Programs By Tatyana Varshavsky
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This pilot study explores the question of how community-based after school arts programming can facilitate civic engagement for youth in Washington D.C. Two programs form the focus of this study in... More > investigating how youth feel about becoming involved in their communities, how they define community, and what impact participation in positive youth development driven arts programming has on fostering both attitudes and capability for engagement. Findings from a triangulated multi-methodological approach demonstrate that after school arts programs which successfully engage youth through elements of hip hop culture can provide an alternative to traditional civic education models in fostering positive civic attitudes and active engagement of youth within their community.< Less
Active Citizenship via Personal Expression: Building Civic Youth Identity in Community After School Art Programs By Tatyana Varshavsky
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This pilot study explores the question of how community-based after school arts programming can facilitate civic engagement for youth in Washington D.C. Two programs form the focus of this study in... More > investigating how youth feel about becoming involved in their communities, how they define community, and what impact participation in positive youth development driven arts programming has on fostering both attitudes and capability for engagement. Findings from a triangulated multi-methodological approach demonstrate that after school arts programs which successfully engage youth through elements of hip hop culture can provide an alternative to traditional civic education models in fostering positive civic attitudes and active engagement of youth within their community.< Less
Diving Deep in Community Engagement: A Model for Professional Development By Mandi McReynolds, Emily Shields
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In Summer 2013, a group of practitioner-scholars in higher education community engagement committed to developing a new resource to help guide professional development, career advancement, and unit... More > guidance in the civic and community engagement field. Through a collective process, they developed a framework of competencies for community engagement professionals. These four areas, as outlined in the publication, are Organizational Manager, Institutional Strategic Leader, Field Contributor, and Community Innovator. The purpose of the book is to support strategic professional development and it should be used to help community engagement professionals to reflect on their own practice and growth. This reflective practice should be connected to wider discussions of how campuses can continue to institutionalize civic and community engagement, and the book provides concrete ways for community engagement professionals to link personal vocation to systemic change.< Less
Asset-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education By John Hamerlinck, Julie Plaut
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As campuses seek to prepare students for work, life, and citizenship and to contribute to positive community change, Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) deserves more attention. The idea is... More > simple: whether working to reduce health disparities, support youth development, or expand economic opportunity in urban and rural areas, the most powerful approach builds relationships and partnerships grounded in the strengths of every individual, association, and institution involved. This collection of essays and case studies addresses both the potential and challenges for asset-based community engagement in higher education. “This book is a treasure chest of experience and advice from the best theorists and practitioners in the field. Invaluable.” John McKnight, Co-Director, Asset Based Community Development Institute, Northwestern University< Less