New Guide for Faculty Development

Using a conversational voice, the authors provide a foundation as well as a blueprint and tools to craft a community-engaged course. Based on extensive research, the book provides a scope and sequence of information and skills ranging from an introduction to community engagement, to designing, implementing, and assessing a course, to advancing the craft to prepare for promotion and tenure as well as how to become a citizen-scholar and reflective practitioner. An interactive workbook that can be downloaded from Campus Compact accompanies this tool kit with interactive activities that are interspersed throughout the chapters. The book and workbook can be used by…

Primer on Dialogue & Deliberation

Edited by Nicholas Longo and Timothy J. Shaffer We live in divisive and polarizing times, often remaining in comfortable social bubbles and experiencing few genuine interactions with people who are different or with whom we disagree. Stepping out and turning to one another is difficult but necessary. For our democracy to thrive at a time when we face wicked problems that involve tough trade-offs it is vital that all citizens participate fully in the process. We need to learn to listen, think, and act with others to solve public problems. This collaborative task begins with creating space for democracy. This…

Community Engagement Professional’s Guidebook

This book is a companion guide to Campus Compact’s successful publication The Community Engagement Professional in Higher Education. In the first text, Campus Compact Research Fellows – led by award-winning practitioner-scholar Lina D. Dostilio – identified a core set of competencies needed by professionals charged with leading community engaged work on college and university campuses. In this companion guide, Dostilio teams up with Marshall Welch to offer specific guidance on how a community engagement professional (CEP) might conceptualize, understand, and develop their practice in each of the original competency areas. The guidebook offers a rich and deep dive into the…

Campus Compact’s Newest Publication

Campus Compact released a new publication, Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: Principles and Techniques. This publication offers a broad overview of many issues related to assessment in higher education, with specific application for understanding the impact of service-learning and civic engagement initiatives. This revised edition includes an additional chapter that explores recent changes in the assessment landscape and offers examples and resources for designing assessment strategies for community engagement in higher education. The original text includes narrative addressing assessment issues and strategies; a detailed discussion of learning from multiple research projects performed over the past two decades about impact on multiple…

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