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Academics in action! : a model for community-engaged research, teaching, and service

Author: Sandra L Barnes; Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein; Bernadette Doykos; Nina C Martin; Allison Patten McGuire
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Offering examples of community-engaged theory, scholarship, teaching, and action, the book describes the nuanced structures that foster and support their development within a research university. Theory and action span multiple ecological levels from individuals and small groups to organizations and social structures. The communities of engagement range from local neighborhoods and schools to arenas of national  Read more...

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Named Person: John Dewey; John Dewey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra L Barnes; Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein; Bernadette Doykos; Nina C Martin; Allison Patten McGuire
ISBN: 9780823268795 0823268799 9780823268801 0823268802
OCLC Number: 909326318
Description: vi, 279 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Theories, frameworks, and twenty-first century Deweyism: John Dewey, participatory democracy, and university-community partnerships / Robert Innes, Leigh Gilchrist, Susan Friedman, and Kristen Tompkins --
The ethical foundations of human and organizational development programs : the Ethics of Human Development and Community across the curriculum / Paul R. Dokecki, Mark McCormack, Hasina Mohyuddin, and Linda Isaacs --
Part II. Implications and responses : academics in action!: Using research to guide efforts to prevent and end homelessness / Marybeth Shinn, Lindsay S. Mayberry, Andrew L. Greer, Benjamin W. Fisher, Jessica Gibbons-Benton, and Vera S. Chatman --
Ecological research promoting positive youth development / Carik T. Nixon, Bernadette Doykos, Velma McBride Murry, Maury Nation, Nina C. Martin, Alley Pickren, and Joseph Gardella --
Putting boyer's four types of scholarship into practice : a community research and action perspective on public health / Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Vera S. Chatman, Laurel Lunn, Abbey Mann, and Craig Anne Heflinger --
Conducting research on comprehensive community development initiatives : balancing methodological rigor and community responsiveness / Kimberly D. Bess, Bernadette Doykos, Joanna D. Geller, Krista L. Craven, and Maury Nation --
Part III. Academic structures that foster synergy, collaboration, and courses: The field school in intercultural education as a model for international service-learning and collaborative action-research training / Holly L. Karakos, Benjamin W. Fisher, Joanna Geller, Laurel Lunn, Neal A. Palmer, Douglas D. Perkins, Nikolay Mihaylov, William L. Partidge, and Sharon Shields --
Creating a mosaic of religious values and narratives : participant-researcher roles of an interfaith research group seeking to understand interfaith organizations / Hasina Mohyuddin, Mark McCormack, Paul R. Dokecki, and Linda Isaacs --
Intership : situated learning in the department of human and organizational development / Heather L. Smith, Victoria J. Davis, Marybeth Shinn, and Stephanie Zuckerman --
Can synergy across theory, pedagogy, and practice guide professional education? : the community development and action and human development counseling graduate experiences / Andrew Finch, Oluchi Nwosu, Gina Frieden, Emily Hennessey, Craig Anne Heflinger, Allison McGuire, Sarah V. Suiter, Emily Burchfield, Nina C. Martin, Linda Isaacs, Lauren Brinkley-Rubenstein, Paul Speer, Abbey Mann, Sharon Shields, Neal Palmer, Bethany Pittman, and Sandra L. Barnes --
Conclusion: Academics in action : bridging principles and practice.
Responsibility: Sandra L. Barnes, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Bernadette Doykos, Nina C. Martin, and Allison McGuire, editors.


This edited volume, Academics in Action! describes a multi-disciplinary model informed by the educational philosophy of John Dewey wherein students and faculty work with communities, learn from them,  Read more...


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