The Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) fosters community university partnerships that aim to promote the principles and practices of civic engagement and democracy.

AISHE J Special Edition Journal

AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education published its latest issue on 28th February which is a special edition on higher education and civic engagement. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to review articles and items of interest.

As editors we thank for your interest in our work.

Saranne Magennis, NUI Maynooth and Lorraine McIlrath, NUI Galway

AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Vol 6, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents



Introduction to the Issue

Saranne Magennis and Lorraine McIlrath

Invited Articles

Critical Pedagogy and Higher Education: ‘Really Useful Civic Engagement'

Brid Connolly

Strategies for Advancing Global Trends in University Civic Engagement - the Talloires Network, a Global Coalition of Engaged Universities

Lorlene M Hoyt and Robert M Hollister

What If?

Randy Stoecker

Research Articles

The impact of service-learning on voluntary and community organizations in the west of Ireland

Mark Gerard Healy, Michael Rowan and Lorraine McIlrath

Embedding Knowledge Exchange within Irish Universities- International Shifts Towards a Hybrid Academic?

Éidín O'Shea

Service-Learning methodology as a tool of ethical development: Reflections from the university experience

Héctor Opazo, Pilar Aramburuzabala, and Rocío García-Peinado

Engagement and Employability: Student Expectations of Higher Education

Juliet Elglar Millican

Higher Education Civic Engagement: Project or Orientation

Rhonda Wynne

Reports, Reflections and Resources

A reflective conversation: community and HEI perspectives on community-based research.

Niamh O'Reilly and Catherine Bates

Embedding Civic Engagement in the Curriculum in Ireland

Emma McKenna and Eileen Martin

Letters and Announcements

What can be learned from the Rural Clinic School in the Northern Territory

(Australia): Community Engagement impacts at the Katherine Rural Clinical School.

Pascale Yasminka Dettwiller


National Forum for the Enhancement of Te National Forum for the Enhancement of Te

Campus Engage Symposium June 2014

Campus Engage


Review of Conor Clery, The Billionaire Who Wasn't: How Chuck Feeney Made and Gave Away a Fortune, Philadelphia:Public Affairs, 2013.

Lorraine McIlrath

Review of Deiric O'Brion and Mary P. Murphy, Eds., Politics Participation

and Power: Civil Society and Public Policy in Ireland, Glasnevin

Publishing: Dublin, 2013

Emma McKenna

Review of Ben Berger, Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011.

Mary Murphy

Building on a Foundation: Review of Hoy, A., & Johnson, M., Eds. Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Education: Forging New Pathways. New York:

Palgrave Macmillan. 2013.

Timothy J. Shaffer


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