Franklin

Democracy, civic engagement, and citizenship in higher education : reclaiming our civic purpose / edited by William V. Flores and Katrina Rogers.

Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Democracy and education -- United States.
Community and college -- United States.
Citizenship -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Service learning -- United States.
Citizenship -- Study and teaching (Higher).
Democracy and education.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Service learning.
Summary:
Twenty-five leaders from the higher education and service-learning sectors provide insight into what works in building citizenship through civic engagement on their campuses and in their communities. From small colleges to large universities, these strong voices demonstrate that American democracy is very much active and prepared for the 21st century.
Contents:
Foreword : volunteerism and service in our society / Neil Bush
Introduction : higher education responds to the new crisis in democracy / William V. Flores and Katrina S. Rogers
Our own learning paths led us to points of lights and Kettering / William V. Flores and Noël Bezette-Flores
Democracy's challenge for academe : from public good to consumer good and back again? / David Mathews
Tackling technology, inequality, and globalization : considerations for leaders in a democratic society / Katrina S. Rogers
Voices of presidents on renewing the civic purpose of higher education
Perspectives from college presidents : a view from a collaborative association / Sean Creighton
Renewing civil society : Madison's living legacy / Jonathan Alger and Abraham Goldberg
The constituent place of service in Catholic higher education / Rev. Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale
The civically engaged college / Adam Weinberg
Graduate education and civic engagement : the story of an independent graduate school / Katrina S. Rogers
Voice of presidents in urban settings
Democracy in action : lessons of an urban university / William V. Flores
When the fight for democracy and justice is the founding purpose of your institution / David Wilson
Pragmatic perspectives from within an urban community college / Rassoul Dastmozd
Community colleges = democracy's colleges / Otto Lee and Kevin Drumm
Voices of presidents on student learning and democracy
Civic engagement and student learning at Allegheny College / Terence Bensel and James Mullen
Renewing the promise of the land grant universities / Waded Cruzado
Nurturing democracy through regional stewardship : the case of CSU Monterey Bay / Eduardo M. Ochoa
Moving from civility to respect and decency : preparing college students for the practice of inclusive citizenship in a diverse democracy / Sean Decatur
Theory and practice : views from center directors
The cultivation of practical wisdom : a collaborative perspective on civic learning in higher education / Windy Y. Lawrence and Noël Bezette-Flores with John Locke
Sources of professional development for community engagement directors in an evolving field / Azuri L. Gonzalez
Strengthening higher education public service partnerships through engagement and dialogue / Amanda Buberger
From crisis to opportunity : rethinking the civic role of universities in the face of wicked problems, hyper-partisanship, and truth decay / Martín Carcasson
Breaking a silence : becoming citizen professionals in higher education / Harry C. Boyte
Conclusion : recommendations for the path forward / William V. Flores and Katrina S. Rogers.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lachs-Adler Family Endowed Fund for Collection Development.
Contributor:
Flores, William Vincent, editor.
Rogers, Katrina S. (Katrina Suzanne), 1963- editor.
Lachs-Adler Family Endowed Fund for Collection Development.
Other format:
Online version: Democracy, civic engagement, and citizenship in higher education
ISBN:
9781498590945
1498590942
9781498590952
OCLC:
1090442947
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