Embedding engagement in an Australian 'sandstone' university: from community service to university engagement

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Cuthill, Michael. 2011. "Embedding engagement in an Australian 'sandstone' university: from community service to university engagement." Metropolitan Universities Journal. 22 (2), pp. 21-44.
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Embedding engagement in an Australian 'sandstone' university: from community service to university engagement

ERA Journal ID213684
Article CategoryArticle
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AuthorCuthill, Michael
Journal TitleMetropolitan Universities Journal
Journal Citation22 (2), pp. 21-44
Number of Pages24
Year2011
PublisherCoalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities
Place of PublicationIndianapolis, IN. United States
ISSN2472-3541
Web Address (URL)http://muj.uc.iupui.edu/index.htm
Abstract

There has been much recent interest and debate in Australia around the topics of university engagement, knowledge transfer, 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 the university.

Keywordsschool community relationship; technology transfer; scholarship; institutional mission; university administration
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440714. Urban policy
390203. Sociology of education
390303. Higher education
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© 2011 Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities.
Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Queensland
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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