Headlineshttps://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlinesJournal of Scholarly EngagementCall For Papershttps://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/call_for_papers~1<div><p>JSE publishes original material highlighting faculty scholarly engagement in which faculty have applied their disciplinary knowledge in applied and integrative activities. As is the nature of refereed journals, acceptance and publication of original manuscripts is a competitive process. For more information on writing a community engagement…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerMon, 30 Nov 2020 15:21:59 -0500https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/call_for_papers~1What is community engagement?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_community_engagement<div><p><br></p><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/pyLY3kNE6k/thumbnails/hut3.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="hut3.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="pyLY3kNE6k" data-src="/.api2/binaries/pyLY3kNE6k/thumbnails/hut3.jpg?width=300"></p><p>For the purposes of this journal, community engagement involves higher education faculty, staff, or students applying their disciplinary knowledge to foster community projects that result in solutions to problems of practice. There are a wide range of projects that could be included to document the engagement. Among other possibilities, portfolios…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerMon, 02 Jul 2018 14:59:24 -0400https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_community_engagementWhat is the purpose of academic journals?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_the_purpose_of_academic_journals<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/kw0rj3X597/thumbnails/hierarchy2.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="hierarchy2.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="kw0rj3X597" data-src="/.api2/binaries/kw0rj3X597/thumbnails/hierarchy2.png?width=300"></p><p>What is the purpose of academic journals? Conley (2012) claims that the purpose of academic journals is to foster communication amongst scholars, to provide a proving ground for practical and theoretical ideas, and to document emerging scientific knowledge. This list begs the question. Is there a hierarchy of purposes, or do they each have…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerWed, 18 Apr 2018 11:17:51 -0400https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_the_purpose_of_academic_journalsCultivating Attitudes of Reflectionhttps://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/cultivating_attitudes_of_reflection<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/YKaljxxMvb/thumbnails/thinking1.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="thinking1.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="YKaljxxMvb" data-src="/.api2/binaries/YKaljxxMvb/thumbnails/thinking1.png?width=300"></p><p>Fostering certain attitudes of reflection increases the likelihood of being effective in reflective thinking. Dewey (1933/1989) stated there are three important attitudes to cultivate, which include open-mindedness, whole-heartedness, and responsbility. <strong>Open-mindedness</strong> refers to freedom from embracing preconceived notions in light of new ideas or…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerMon, 16 Apr 2018 13:21:30 -0400https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/cultivating_attitudes_of_reflectionWhat is a Professional Profile?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_a_professional_profile<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/gVvKXvmrg3/thumbnails/lecture3.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="lecture3.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="gVvKXvmrg3" data-src="/.api2/binaries/gVvKXvmrg3/thumbnails/lecture3.png?width=300"></p><p>"Such a profile might have three principal parts. First, to be fair, it would begin with a<em> statement of responsibilities</em> for the period under review, expectations set personally by the scholar or incorporated into a contract negotiated with the institution. Second, for breadth, a <em>biographical sketch </em>would list the scholar's achievements in the…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerTue, 03 Apr 2018 15:00:05 -0400https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_a_professional_profilePeer Review: What does it mean?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/peer_review_what_does_it_mean<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/EmvyokmBmr/thumbnails/building2.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="building2.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="EmvyokmBmr" data-src="/.api2/binaries/EmvyokmBmr/thumbnails/building2.png?width=300"></p><p>To understand the possible scope of peer reviewing, one must first define "peer." The Boyer model offers a broad definition. "It is important to recognize that appropriate and credible reviewers may be found not only among fellow specialists and current students but also among former students, clients, nonacademic authorities, and practitioners in…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerMon, 12 Mar 2018 19:41:43 -0400https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/peer_review_what_does_it_meanNarrow Scope of Scholarship?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/narrow_scope_of_scholarship<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/m05yNgweBM/thumbnails/regalia2.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="regalia2.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="m05yNgweBM" data-src="/.api2/binaries/m05yNgweBM/thumbnails/regalia2.jpg?width=300"></p><p>"Such practices [of avoiding subjective or qualitative evaluations of quality in scholarship] have invited abuse. Attempts at objectivity led to a system in which activities that were not so easily quantified--teaching, integrative work, and applied work--were avoided as a waste of valuable time" (Glassick, Huber, &amp; Maeroff, 1997, p. 20).</p><p>Glassi…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerMon, 12 Mar 2018 19:13:08 -0400https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/narrow_scope_of_scholarshipWhat is reflection?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_reflection<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/Km56oEv40r/thumbnails/light_bulb2.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="light_bulb2.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="Km56oEv40r" data-src="/.api2/binaries/Km56oEv40r/thumbnails/light_bulb2.png?width=300">"...reflection is not an end in itself but a tool or vehicle used in the transformation of raw experience into meaning-filled theory that is grounded in experience, informed by existing theory, and serves the larger purpose of the moral growth of the individual and society" (Rodgers, 2002, p. 863).</p><p>Rodgers, C. (2002). Defining reflection: Another…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerMon, 29 Jan 2018 16:01:16 -0500https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_reflectionApplication: What is it?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_the_scholarship_of_application<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/WVWdeAAMjM/thumbnails/stones2.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="stones2.png" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="WVWdeAAMjM" data-src="/.api2/binaries/WVWdeAAMjM/thumbnails/stones2.png?width=300"></p><p><strong>Scholarship of Application</strong></p><p>"By scholarship of application we mean having professors become what Donald Schön of MIT has called ‘reflective practitioners,’ moving from theory to practice, and from practice back to theory, which in fact makes theory, then, more authentic . . . by making knowledge useful, we mean everything from building better…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerSun, 19 Nov 2017 23:18:43 -0500https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_the_scholarship_of_applicationIntegration: What is it?https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_the_scholarship_of_integration<div><p><strong>Scholarship of Integration</strong></p> <p>"There is, we say, an urgent need to place discoveries in a larger context and create more interdisciplinary conversations in what Michal Polanyi of the University of Chicago has called the 'overlapping [academic] neighborhoods,' or in the new hyphenated disciplines, in which the energies of several different…</p></div>Scott GreenbergerSun, 19 Nov 2017 23:17:02 -0500https://scholarlyengagement.com/administration/headlines/what_is_the_scholarship_of_integration