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Research, Background, and Other Considerations
The Strategic Planning process uses a data-driven approach to address the college's upcoming needs. The Steering Committee has interviewed stakeholders, both within the college and out in the community, and reviewed research.
Civic Engagement Planning Resources
- The Devil is in the Details: Defining Civic Engagement (M.Brabant and D.Braid, Journal of Higher Education an Engagement, Vol. 13, No.2, 2009)
- Stepping Forward As Stewards of Place: A Guide for Leading Public Engagement at State Colleges & Universities (AASCU Task Force, May 2002)
- Enhancing Access and Building a Campus Culture of Civic Engagement and Service Learning: A Dual Consortial Approach (Thomas R. Horgan and Deborah Scire, New Directions for Higher Education)
- Civic Engagement in Higher Education (John S. O'Connor, Change September/October 2006)
- A Brief Review of the Evidence on Civic Learning in Higher Education (prepared by Ashley Finley; distributed at AACU Annual Meeting, January 2012)
- Carnegie's Community Engagement Classification: Intentions and Insights
Workforce Development Planning Resources
- Sectoral Strategies for Low-Income Workers (Aspen Institute)
- Changing the Fortunes of America's Workforce: A Human Capital Challenge (McKinsey Global Institute)
- What is 21st Century Learning? (Excerpt)
- Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenges of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century (Harvard Graduate School of Education)
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The Central Ohio Compact
Dr. Harrison convened a regional summit on college access & success to bring together leaders from higher education, k-12 education and the community to discuss student success in Central Ohio. The first summit was held in May 2011, and three summits have been held so far.
The summits led to the formation of the Central Ohio Compact, a consortium of educational leaders to address these issues.