Engaged campus bibliography

  • Benson, Lee, Harkavy, Ira, & Puckett, John. (2007). Dewey’s dream: Universities and democracies in an age of education reform. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.
  • Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. The Carnegie Foundation recently added an entire Community Engagement classification to its Classifications of Institutions of Higher Education. Community Engagement is now assessed at the same level of certification as broad classifications such as “Undergraduate Instructional Program.”
  • Campus Compact. One of the most expansive and successful organizations of Universities with a commitment to civic engagement. This site contains a wealth of resources including an entire section devoted to sample syllabi that incorporate service learning. You can find an example of a Collection Development course that incorporates service learning here.
  • Driscoll, Amy. “Carnegie’s Community-Engagement Classification: Intentions and Insights” [Journal Articles. Reports – Descriptive] Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning. v40 n1 p38-41 Jan-Feb 2008. These two articles discuss the creation of the Carnegie’s engaged campus classification, it’s implications, purpose, and methods of attainment.
  • Kellogg Commission on the Future of Land Grant Institutions. “Returning to Our Roots: The Engaged Institution.” 1999. Great introduction into the breadth of programs and activities encompassed by the concept of the engaged campus.
  • Universities: These are links to universities who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civic engagement, both in their curriculum and in their co-operation with various communities:
  • Yontz, Elaine; McCook, Kathleen de la Pena. Service-Learning and LIS Education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science v. 44 no. 1 (Winter 2003) p. 58-68. Provides numerous examples of the way service learning can be incorporated into LIS education.
  • Zuiches, James J. “Attaining Carnegie’s Community-Engagement Classification.” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, v40 n1 p42-45 Jan-Feb 2008

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