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Students in service learning courses develop community learning experiences based on course content, and examine course content in light of their service. The role of service learning experiences in the course is akin to the role of readings, discussion, research, and lab work-all of which can introduce and reinforce students' knowledge and critical(More)
Acknowledgements We would like to thank the many individuals who have helped in various phases of this project. It has been a three-year adventure for us, and we have had much support from colleagues at the Higher Education Research Institute and across the country. In the early stages of the project, Leticia Oseguera provided valuable assistance with IRB(More)
OBJECTIVE Refine the understanding of the desirable skills for health sciences librarians as a basis for developing a training program model that reflects the fundamental changes in health care delivery and information technology. DESIGN A four-step needs assessment process: focus groups developed lists of desirable skills; the research team organized(More)
Reciprocity between institutions of higher education (IHEs) and community has been espoused as a core principle of good practice in service-learning since its inception (Honnet & Poulsen, 1989; Sigmon, 1979). As the field has matured, the focus on community-campus partnerships has emerged as both a vehicle for actually conducting service-learning and a way(More)
  • KerryAnn O’Meara, Lorilee R. Sandmann, John Saltmarsh, Dwight E. Giles
  • 2012
Community engagement is one of the major innovations that has occurred in higher education over the last 20 years. At the center of this innovation are faculty members because of their intimate ties to the academic mission. This article examines the progress that has been made in understanding this critical area of faculty work. It builds on past research(More)
This paper reports the results of estimating a single equation model of an attendance function for British Rugby League over the seasons 1982/83 to 1990/91. The data are panel data covering virtually every team which played in the two division league over the nine year time period. Diagnostic tests indicate that the appropriate model is a semi-log random(More)
To understand how participation in various activities and programs at Tufts and beyond affects st dents' ci ic and political attit des affects students' civic and political attitudes Integrated questions from other surveys to enable national comparison Attitudes Personal ability to affect change P l ibili bl Personal responsibility to counteract problems(More)
Associations between clinical outcome and patient characteristics , such as tumour gene expression, and inherited variation (single nucleotide polymorphisms) can be difficult to reproduce between ovarian cancer cohorts. Sources of variation include the size and composition of patient cohorts and treatment, which has varied over time and can vary between(More)
Social identity theory proposes that a threatened social identity can impact on self-concept and well-being. As a low-status minority group, mental health service users face the possibility of a threatened social identity compounding existing mental health problems. This may be further complicated by an inpatient admission where the context in which social(More)
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