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Connecting Local to Global: A Case Study of Public Engagement.

Hambidge, S., Minocha, S. and Hristov, D., 2019. Connecting Local to Global: A Case Study of Public Engagement. Education Sciences, 9, 31.

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DOI: 10.3390/educsci9010031

Abstract

Public engagement is recognised as having an increasingly important role in the changing landscape of higher education in the United Kingdom (UK), and is promoted as a ‘pathway to impact’ by many higher education funding bodies. However, there is limited evidence to support the outreach and impact gained by higher education institutes that undertake international public engagement activities. Similarly, little is known about higher education staff and student’s experiences of participating in such public engagement activities. This study focusses on a Global Festival of Learning (GFoL) in delivering public engagement on an international stage through an integrated approach involving the fusion of education, research, and professional practice, and the perceived impact on staff and students. This paper proposes an adaptive model for public engagement founded on five strategic public engagement areas that can be transferred to other higher education institutes with an interest in developing their international outreach and impact.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:2227-7102
Uncontrolled Keywords:public engagement; higher education; impact; global engagement; innovation; festivals
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:32564
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:22 Jul 2019 15:46
Last Modified:22 Jul 2019 15:46

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