Engaging communities as scholarship

St Hill, Rod (2005) Engaging communities as scholarship. In: 2005 Australian Universities Quality Forum: Engaging Communities, 6-8 Jul 2005, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

The contemporary university in Australia publicly states a commitment to engaging communities, yet engagement is not often seen as a core activity of academics. This paper suggests that engagement should be regarded as a form of scholarship that should be added to the four types of scholarship identified by Ernest Boyer. The paper also suggests some measurements for quality audit purposes.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - No Department
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:30
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: Austalia; Australian; universities; communities; scholarship; Ernest Boyer
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/852

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