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Me And The Devil Was Walkin' Side-By-Side: Demythologizing (And Reviewing) The Cambridge Handbook Of Service Learning And Community Engagement, Dan W. Sarofian-Butin Oct 2017

Me And The Devil Was Walkin' Side-By-Side: Demythologizing (And Reviewing) The Cambridge Handbook Of Service Learning And Community Engagement, Dan W. Sarofian-Butin

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Review essay of The Cambridge Handbook of Service Learning and Community Engagement, Corey W. Dolgon, Tania D. Mitchell, & Timothy K. Eatman (Eds.)
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017.


Democracy Dies In Dualisms. A Response To “Dewey And Democracy”, Dan W. Sarofian-Butin Jan 2017

Democracy Dies In Dualisms. A Response To “Dewey And Democracy”, Dan W. Sarofian-Butin

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This essay reviews Atkinson’s article “Countering the Neos: Dewey and a Democratic Ethos in Teacher Education” and argues that while Dewey and the social foundations classroom may indeed be important for teacher preparation, it is not in the way Atkinson suggests. Namely, I argue that Atkinson’s essay has three distinct (yet interrelated) issues: his problematic oversimplifications, what I term as “Dewey doesn’t do dualisms”; his misreading of Dewey, where I point out that “Dewey doesn’t do debate”; and his unexamined positionality, where I make clear that “Dewey doesn’t do Descartes.” I conclude this essay with ...


Teaching The History Of U.S. Higher Education: A Critical Duoethnography, Z. Nicolazzo, Susan B. Marine Jun 2016

Teaching The History Of U.S. Higher Education: A Critical Duoethnography, Z. Nicolazzo, Susan B. Marine

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In this duoethnography, we interrogate our roles as critical pedagogues in designing and teaching a graduate level course focused on the history of U.S. higher education. Throughout this dialogue, we surface tensions around what it means to enact critical pedagogy. Rather than just espousing a critical stance, we wrestle with how external pressures such as limited time, the need and desire to convey certain information to students, and neoliberalism influence the doing of critical pedagogy. We also discuss how our social identities, as well as those of the students alongside whom we teach and learn, affect the learning process ...


Administrators' And Faculty's Perceived Online Education Barriers And The Role Of Transformational Leadership At A U.S. University In Lebanon, Sahar El Turk, Isabelle D. Cherney May 2016

Administrators' And Faculty's Perceived Online Education Barriers And The Role Of Transformational Leadership At A U.S. University In Lebanon, Sahar El Turk, Isabelle D. Cherney

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The purpose of this quantitative study was to identify the perceived barriers obstructing the implementation of online education by administrators and faculty at the School of Arts and Sciences of a U.S. university located in Lebanon. The aim of this study was to offer a solution to the most important perceived barriers to online education that informs administrative decisions concerning the appropriate modalities of online instruction that may be implemented at the university. The exploratory factor analysis identified 8 factors out of 35 possible perceived barriers to online education. Faculty and administrators perceived the structural barriers and the pedagogical ...


How To Launch An Interdisciplinary Leadership Program, Barbara L. Brock, Isabelle D. Cherney, James R. Martin, Jennifer Moss Breen, Gretchen Oltman Jan 2015

How To Launch An Interdisciplinary Leadership Program, Barbara L. Brock, Isabelle D. Cherney, James R. Martin, Jennifer Moss Breen, Gretchen Oltman

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Building a doctoral program in leadership is never an easy task, and building an interdisciplinary doctoral program is even more difficult. Yet, it is the interdisciplinary approach that differentiates typical leadership programs from others and offers learners an integrated view of leadership theories and practices. This special report presents an example of designing and implementing an interdisciplinary doctoral program that promotes social justice leadership. Drawing from firsthand experiences of program faculty, staff, and administration, we share lessons learned and the logic behind adopting an interdisciplinary approach for those creating programs that seeks to promote social justice. We found that by ...


Media Review: The Lives Of Transgender People, Susan Marine Jan 2014

Media Review: The Lives Of Transgender People, Susan Marine

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No abstract provided.


Pushing Back The Rhetoric: A Review Of What Community Engagement Can Do, Dan W. Butin, Daniyal Saud Apr 2013

Pushing Back The Rhetoric: A Review Of What Community Engagement Can Do, Dan W. Butin, Daniyal Saud

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A review essay exploring university-school-community partnerships as described in the works:

Pushing Back the Gates: Neighborhood Perspectives on University-Driven Revitalization in West Philadelphia by Harley F. Etienne Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2012.

College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be by Andrew Delbanco Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012.


Beyond Dependency: Strategies For Saving Foundations, Aaron Schutz, Dan W. Butin Apr 2013

Beyond Dependency: Strategies For Saving Foundations, Aaron Schutz, Dan W. Butin

Education Faculty Publications

We have generally tried to depend on the force of argument to win the day against the structural forces that have driven this decline. Yet foundations generally operates from a position of relative weakness in schools of education: we provide service to programs but generally do not have our own strong programs. We “take” enrollment from other departments, but do not “give” enrollment to them or bring independent enrollment to the school. This leaves foundations in a position of dependency. The core argument of this paper is that we need to move beyond dependency toward a vision of foundations as ...


Service Learning Students’ Perceptions Of Citizenship, Audrey Falk Jan 2013

Service Learning Students’ Perceptions Of Citizenship, Audrey Falk

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This study examines the conceptions of citizenship held by students engaged in a service learning course. Open-ended responses to instructor-developed surveys were analyzed. Results indicated that students primarily viewed good citizenship in terms of community service; however, their ideas about service were limited to passive kinds of service such as helping others and volunteering, rather than active kinds of service such as community organizing. Results were compared with conceptions of citizenship held by students engaged in another course with a smaller volunteering component. Opportunities for broadening service learning students’ understanding of citizenship are discussed.


Enhancing The Team Experience In Service Learning Courses, Audrey Falk Apr 2012

Enhancing The Team Experience In Service Learning Courses, Audrey Falk

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Service learning is pervasive in higher education today, with 31 percent of students at Campus Compact member schools engaging in service activities (Campus Compact, 2009) and universities’ missions and strategic planning documents increasingly aimed at developing engaged citizens. Service learning has many potential benefits for college students; among those benefits is the opportunity to develop and practice teamwork skills. The present paper describes the strategies used in a team-based service learning course to support positive team experiences for students.


Rethinking The “Apprenticeship Of Liberty”: The Case For Academic Programs In Community Engagement In Higher Education, Dan W. Butin Feb 2012

Rethinking The “Apprenticeship Of Liberty”: The Case For Academic Programs In Community Engagement In Higher Education, Dan W. Butin

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This article articulates a model for the “engaged campus” through academic programs focused on community engagement, broadly construed. Such academic programs—usually coalesced in certificate programs, minors, and majors—provide a complementary vision for the deep institutionalization of civic and community engagement in the academy that can revitalize an “apprenticeship of liberty” for students, faculty, and academic staff.


Teaching Grantsmanship In A Nonprofit Leadership Class, Audrey Falk Oct 2011

Teaching Grantsmanship In A Nonprofit Leadership Class, Audrey Falk

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Proposal-writing skills are critical for employees in a wide range of organizations, particularly in challenging economic times which demand diverse funding sources. This paper describes an innovative and multifaceted approach to teaching proposal writing to students enrolled in a nonprofit leadership course at a large, metropolitan university. The approach included a hands-on, field component in nonprofit organizations, in-depth organizational analyses involving interviews with nonprofit leaders, guest speakers including a grant professional and a foundation officer, grantsmanship textbooks loaned to all students for the semester, and review of students’ completed proposals by a grant professional and the course instructor. Students presented ...


Active Learning, Isabelle D. Cherney Jan 2011

Active Learning, Isabelle D. Cherney

Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Psychology Of Gender, Isabelle D. Cherney Jan 2011

The Psychology Of Gender, Isabelle D. Cherney

Education Faculty Publications

This chapter presents examples of active learning activities and how these experiential learning exercises are adapted to the course goals and objectives in a psychology of gender course. The focus of the chapter is on how to best integrate new research findings to the students’ existing knowledge base to create a new appreciation of these complex issues and how they influence each individual’s life


“Can I Major In Service-Learning?” An Empirical Analysis Of Certificates, Minors, And Majors, Dan W. Butin May 2010

“Can I Major In Service-Learning?” An Empirical Analysis Of Certificates, Minors, And Majors, Dan W. Butin

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This article examines the rise of programs in higher education that award certificates, minors, and/or majors in service-learning. Using Vaughn and Seifer (2008) as a foundation, this study documented and analyzed a total of 31 academic programs that had service-learning at its academic core. Findings from this study suggest that there is indeed a coherent (though far from stable) “field” of service-learning. Moreover, the findings suggest that the strength and structure of a program is strongly dependent on its status; that is, there is a deep dividing line between certificate programs and minors and majors. This has implications for ...


Book Review: Challenged By Coeducation: Women's Colleges Since The 1960s By Leslie Miller-Bernal & Susan L. Poulson, Susan B. Marine Jan 2009

Book Review: Challenged By Coeducation: Women's Colleges Since The 1960s By Leslie Miller-Bernal & Susan L. Poulson, Susan B. Marine

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Review of Leslie Miller-Bernal & Susan L. Poulson's Challenged by Coeducation: Women's Colleges Since the 1960s. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006


Book Review: Negotiating Social Contexts: Identities Of Biracial College Women By Andra M. Basu, Susan B. Marine Jan 2009

Book Review: Negotiating Social Contexts: Identities Of Biracial College Women By Andra M. Basu, Susan B. Marine

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Review of Andra M. Basu's Negotiating Social Contexts: Identities of Biracial College Women. Charlotte: Information Age Publishing, 2007.


Saving The University On His Own Time: Stanley Fish, Service-Learning, And Knowledge Legitimation In The Academy, Dan W. Butin Oct 2008

Saving The University On His Own Time: Stanley Fish, Service-Learning, And Knowledge Legitimation In The Academy, Dan W. Butin

Education Faculty Publications

Review Essay of Stanley's Fish's book Save the World on Your Own Time,
NewYork, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008


Posters On The Hill: A Unique Way To Present Undergraduate Research, Isabelle D. Cherney Jan 2008

Posters On The Hill: A Unique Way To Present Undergraduate Research, Isabelle D. Cherney

Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Limits Of Service-Learning In Higher Education, Dan W. Butin Jul 2006

The Limits Of Service-Learning In Higher Education, Dan W. Butin

Education Faculty Publications

This article takes a critical look at the attempted institutionalization of service-learning in higher education. It asks whether service-learning can become deeply embedded within the academy; and if so, what exactly is becoming embedded. Specifically, this article suggests that there are substantial pedagogical, political, and institutional limits to service-learning across the academy. These limits, moreover, are shown to be inherent to the service-learning movement as contemporarily theorized and enacted. The article concludes by reframing some of the grounding assumptions of service-learning to position it as a disciplinary field more suited for becoming genuinely embedded within higher education.


Disciplining Service Learning: Institutionalization And The Case For Community Studies, Dan W. Butin Jan 2006

Disciplining Service Learning: Institutionalization And The Case For Community Studies, Dan W. Butin

Education Faculty Publications

This article argues that the service-learning field has been pursuing the wrong revolution. Namely, service learning has been envisioned as a transformative pedagogical practice and philosophical orientation that would change the fundamental policies and practices of the academy. However, its attempted institutionalization faces substantial barriers and positions service learning in an uncomfortable double-bind that ultimately co-opts and neutralizes its agenda. This article argues that a truly transformative agenda may be to create a parallel movement to develop an “academic home” for service learning within academic “community studies” programs. This “disciplining” of service learning is the truly revolutionary potential of institutionalizing ...


Special Issue: Introduction Future Directions For Service Learning In Higher Education, Dan W. Butin Jan 2006

Special Issue: Introduction Future Directions For Service Learning In Higher Education, Dan W. Butin

Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.