International Perspectives on Policies, Practices & Pedagogies for Promoting Social Responsibility in Higher Education Vol: 32

Enakshi Sengupta
International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA

Patrick Blessinger
Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA

Craig Mahoney
University of the West of Scotland, UK

Product Details
23 Oct 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
192 pages - 152 x 229mm
Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and Learning
Universities are no longer functioning in isolation but are preparing to be agents of social change by actively involving students in community life beyond the classroom. This book explores social responsibility and education, looking to social ethics theory and the value proposition of higher education institutions.  

Understanding that pedagogies that are based on the inculcation of social responsibility can lead to social and economic benefits for students and society at large, the authors present case studies of policies and practices used in institutions across the globe to give readers an insight into how social responsibility is embedded into the curriculum. While no one approach is prescribed as the benchmark, the chapters help readers to understand the practices that academics are implementing across cultural environments, in India, Nigeria, Canada, New Zealand and in the US.
Introduction To International Perspectives On Policies, Practices and Pedagogies For Promoting Social Responsibility In Higher Education;Enakshi Sengupta, Patrick Blessinger And Craig Mahoney
Chapter 1. Curriculum Development And Individual Social Responsibility In Nigeria: Exploring The Manitoba Art Education Curriculum Development Strategy; Anuoluwa Maria Ajala
Chapter 2. Integrating Social And Educational Responsibility: Concept, Model And Challenges; Divya Sharma
Chapter 3. Making An Impact: Transforming Undergraduate Business Education;Gayle Morris and Felicity Reid
Chapter 4. Social Responsibility High Teaching; Kinga Anna Gajda
Chapter 5. Role Of Universities In Transforming Society: Challenges And Practices; S Pee N. Vululleh
Chapter 6. Struggle Of Recognition Throughout Higher Education: The Pathology Of The Private Corporations Request For Higher Benefits; Stephane Trudel and Stephane Martineau
Chapter 7. Dispatches From The Radical Center: Fostering Engaged Citizenship And Investigating Authority In Community Based Documentary Classrooms; Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz, Jessica Denke, Kathryn Ranieri and Susan Falciani Maldonado
Chapter 8. Poverty Simulation: Promoting Perspective- Taking, Empathy And Social Action; Ryan Kelty, Karin Deangelis and Elizabeth Blair
Chapter 9. Higher Education And Digitalization: E-Service Learning, A New Methodology For Developing Professional Competences; Laura Selmo
Chapter 10. Global Learning Communities: Bridging Borders And Building Capacity Of Communities On The Margins; Lazarina N. Topuzova, Aster S. Tecle, An Thi Ha And Rosemarie Hunter
Enakshi Sengupta serves as Associate Director of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA. 

Patrick Blessinger is Chief Research Scientist of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association, USA.  

Craig Mahoney is the Principal and Vice Chancellor of University of the West of Scotland, Scotland.
'This book provides an in-depth discussion and focuses on curriculum and pedagogical changes to promote social changes and creatively developing a socially responsible culture through education. It reflects on different case studies in various countries. It is a well-timed book that addresses the important role that higher education institutes play in the development of socially responsible citizens that have the appropriate values, traditions, skills and cultural norms. These students will be able to tackle the challenges of the next generation to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.' - Dr Martina Jordaan, Senior lecturer: Community-based project Module, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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