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Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, v7 n3 p111-120 Spr-Sum 2002

Describes how a study/action group of University of Utah faculty explored civically engaged scholarship during the course of an academic year. Participants learned about various forms of civically engaged scholarship such as service-learning and community-based research. Discussions included issues relevant to retention, promotion, and tenure. Based on this information, participants developed their own civically engaged scholarship projects. Outcomes and future directions for the group are presented. (EV)

Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Organizations, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Scholarship, School Community Relationship

Author: Welch, Marshall


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