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An Interactive Session: What Is Needed to Make Engagement Work for Your Research and Teaching?
Symposium on Valuing Engagement
  • Tania Mitchell, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • John Saltmarsh, University of Massachusetts Boston
Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Start Date
12-9-2013 2:30 PM
End Date
12-9-2013 3:45 PM
Tania D. Mitchell (‘05G) is an assistant professor in the department of postsecondary teaching and learning at the University of Minnesota’s college of education and human development. Much of her research focuses on service-learning as a critical pedagogy to explore civic identity, social justice, student learning and development, race and racism, and community practice. An internationally recognized scholar in service learning and community engagement, Mitchell was recognized with the Early Career Research Award by the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement, and her scholarship has been published in books and journals including: Equity and Excellence in Education, the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, and Diversity and Democracy. John Saltmarsh is the Co-Director of the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) ( at the University of Massachusetts, Boston as well as a faculty member in the Higher Education Administration Doctoral Program in the Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development. He leads the project in which NERCHE serves as the administrative partner with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for Carnegie’s elective Community Engagement Classification. He is the author, most recently, of an edited volume “To Serve a Larger Purpose:” Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education (2011)and a book with Edward Zlotkowski, Higher Education and Democracy: Essays on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (2011). He is an associate editor for the Michigan Journal of Community Service- Learning, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement..
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Tania Mitchell and John Saltmarsh. "An Interactive Session: What Is Needed to Make Engagement Work for Your Research and Teaching?" (2013)
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