Embedding Engagement in an Australian 'Sandstone' University: From Community Service to University Engagement
Keywords:Higher Education, University Engagement, Community Service
AbstractThere has been much recent interest and debate in Australia around the topics of university engagement, knowledge trans/ er, and engaged scholarship. Diverse responses relating to teaching and learning, research, and community service are evident in many institutions. However, there is a paucity of empirical research describing institutional responses to engagement. This paper presents one university's journey in developing an understanding of its current engagement status and the challenges in moving toward a structured institutional mission and operations that both direct and support engagement activities appropriate to that university.
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