Community Engagement Beyond the Buzzwords: Student Internalizations of the Land-Grant Mission.

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2020
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Myers, Megan Jeanette
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Partnerships is sponsored by North Carolina Campus Compact, and hosted by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
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The mission statements of land-grant institutions consistently describe their students as “engaged.” Beginning with an analysis of the mission statements of Midwestern land-grant institutions, this study discusses the results of a pre- and post-test of a subculture of undergraduate students enrolled in a course with a required community engagement component. The study assesses the dissonance or alignment of the ways mission statements describe students and the ways students describe themselves.
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This article is published as Myers, M.J., COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Beyond the Buzzwords: Student Perceptions of the Land-Grant Mission Before and After Community-Engaged Coursework. Partnerships: A Journal of Service Learning and Civic Engagement 11.1 (2020): 275-86. http://libjournal.uncg.edu/prt/article/view/1969/1446. Posted with permission.
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