Key Readings and Resources

Updated December 2019

(articles with an asterisk may be of particular interest to community colleges)

Berkey, B., Eddins, E., Green, P. M., & Meixner, C. (2018). Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement: Exploring Intersections, Frameworks, and Models of Practice. Bloomfield: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Blanchard, L.W., Hanssmann, C., Strauss, R.P., Belliard, J., Krichbaum, C., Waters E., and Seifer, S. (2009). “Models for Faculty Development: What Does It Take to be a Community-Engaged Scholar?” Metropolitan Universities 20 (August): 47-65.

*Campus Compact. Faculty Development for the Democratic Classroom.

Campus Compact. Publishing Engaged Scholarship.

Clayton, P. & Ash, S. (2005). “Reflection as a key component in faculty development.” On the Horizon. 13. 161-169.

Donahue, D & Mitchell, T. (2010). “Critical Service Learning as a Tool for Identity Exploration.” Diversity & Democracy, 13(2), Spring.

Duke Service-Learning. Critical Service-Learning Conversations Tool: A self-assessment and resource tool to help faculty implement critical, justice-oriented service-learning. Accessed December 1, 2019.

Ellison, J., and T. K. Eatman. 2008. Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University. Syracuse, NY: Imagining America.

*Franco, R. (2010). Faculty Engagement in the Community Colleges. In Handbook of Engaged Scholarship (Fitzgerald, H.E., Burack, C., & Deifer, S.D., eds). Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Jordan, C. M., Doherty, W. J., Jones-Webb, R. J., Cook, N., Dubrow, G. L., & Mendenhall, T. J. (2012). Competency-based faculty development in community-engaged scholarship: A diffusion of innovation approach. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 16(1), 65-95.

Kleinhesselink, K., Schooley, S., Cashman, S., Richmond, A., Ikeda, E., & McGinley, P., Editors (2015). Engaged faculty institute curriculum. Seattle, WA: Community-Campus Partnerships for Health. Accessed December 1, 2019.

Latta, M. & Kruger, T.M., Payne, L., Weaver, L., & VanSickle, J.L.. (2018). “Approaching critical service-learning: A model for reflection on positionality and possibility.” Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. 22. 31-56.

Welch, M &, Plaxton-Moore, S. (2019). The Craft of Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Faculty Development. Stylus Publishing. (includes an interactive workbook for individual or group use)

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