Non-US Community Engagement

  • Bender, Gerda. Exploring Conceptual Models for Community Engagement at Higher Education Institutions in South Africa [Journal Articles. Reports – Research] Perspectives in Education. v26 n1 p81-95 Mar 2008. A critical conceptual analysis of the South African Higher Education context reflects the lack of a structural and functional framework for the conceptualization of community engagement (CE) in higher education.
  • Bednarz, Sarah Witham. Chalkley, Brian. Fletcher, Stephen. Hay, Iain. Le Heron, Erena. Mohan, Audrey. Trafford, Julie. Community Engagement for Student Learning in Geography [Journal Articles. Reports – Evaluative] Journal of Geography in Higher Education. v32 n1 p87-100 Jan 2008. Examines the role and purpose of community engagement as a learning and teaching strategy within higher education geography; six case studies drawn from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA.
  • The Global Learning Portal facilitates development and education initiatives by linking online educators, international development practitioners, ministries and civil society organizations.
  • TakingITGlobal enables a collaborative learning community which provides youth with access to global opportunities, cross-cultural connections and meaningful participation in decision-making.
  • Timmons, Vianne;  Kim Critchley;  Barbara Ruth Campbell;  Alexander McAuley;  Jennifer P Taylor;  Fiona Walton (2007, Summer). Knowledge translation case study: A rural community collaborates with researchers to investigate health issues. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 27(3), pp. 183-187. Knowledge translation implies the exchange and synthesis of knowledge between researchers and research users, employing a high level of communication and participation, not only to share the knowledge found through research, but also to implement subsequent strategies.

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