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Research Articles

Vol. 21 No. 2

Faculty Development for Advancing Community Engagement in Higher Education: Current Trends and Future Directions

June 9, 2017


This research involved the conduct of a conceptual review of 28 refereed journal articles and a survey of campus centers for community engagement staff to identify salient features and trends of existing faculty development programming designed to advance service-learning and community engagement in higher education. Results of this investigation are presented and discussed. The article begins with an overview of theoretical frameworks and competency-based approaches for faculty development. The narrative concludes with additional questions and suggestions for future research and practice.