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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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.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - No Department (Up to 31 Dec 2010)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - No Department (Up to 31 Dec 2010)
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 (2008): 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
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390303 Higher education
39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390403 Educational administration, management and leadership
47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4701 Communication and media studies > 470108 Organisational, interpersonal and intercultural communication
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): 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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