Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices by Barbara JacobyNumerous studies have chronicled students lack of trust in large social institutions, declining interest in politics, and decreasing civic skills. This book is a comprehensive guide to developing high-quality civic engagement experiences for college students. The book defines civic engagement and explains why it is central to a college education. It describes the state of the art of education for civic engagement and provides guidelines for designing programs that encourage desired learning outcomes. In addition, the book guides leaders in organizing their institutions to create a campus-wide culture of civic engagement.
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Permissions : This work is protected by copyright and may be linked to without seeking permission. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Please contact mpub-help umich. For more information, read Michigan Publishing's access and usage policy. As a leading publisher in higher education, Jossey-Bass explores the current trends, changing dynamics, and critical issues within American col- leges and universities. Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices, by Barbara Jacoby and Associates, does a very good job of both informing and inspiring faculty, staff, and aca- demic leaders to further the civic engagement mis- sion of higher education.
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This is in contrast to what has historically been characterized as a one-way, charitable, noblese-oblige, expert-driven, service relationship. The reframing of community engagement has challenged those who are leading and staffing existing structures to think about their work, and their operations, differently. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
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