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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