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Indicators of Community-Land Grant University Readiness for Engagement from the Community Perspective Dissertation Defense. Candidate Cheryl LeMay Lloyd Committee Dr. Forrest Toms, Chair; Dr. Elizabeth Barber, Dr. Thomas Smith, Dr. James Zuiches,. Agenda. Introduction

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Community-University Readiness for Engagement

Indicators of Community-Land Grant University Readiness for Engagement from the Community PerspectiveDissertation Defense

Candidate Cheryl LeMay LloydCommittee Dr. Forrest Toms, Chair; Dr. Elizabeth Barber, Dr. Thomas Smith, Dr. James Zuiches,

agenda
Agenda
  • Introduction
    • Statement of the Problem
    • Research Questions
  • Review of Literature
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Implications & Conclusions

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

statement of the problem
Statement of the Problem
  • Societal Change
  • Perceived Imbalance of Power
  • Land-Grant University obligations
  • Interdisciplinary Solutions
  • Limited Community Perspective

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

purpose significance
Purpose & Significance

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

the research questions
The Research Questions
  • What do community organizations expect from land grant universities as engaged partners?
  • What do community leaders perceive as indicators of readiness for engaged partnerships?

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

the research questions1
The Research Questions
  • Are the study instruments reliable and valid measures of readiness for community engagement, social capital, and leadership energy?

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

review of literature
Community-University Readiness for Engagement

Review of Literature

Sociology, Political Science, Public Health, Leadership, Economics, Adult and Higher Education, Indigenous Wisdom

social sciences engagement
Social Sciences/ Engagement
  • Civic Engagement
    • Positively impacts socioeconomic outcomes, democracy, education and health
  • Social Capital
    • Social capital and civic engagement are mutually reinforcing.
  • Civic Engagement & Social Capital are declining

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

social capital influencing factors
Social Capital : Influencing Factors
  • Participation in local community
  • Value of life
  • Trust & safety
  • Family & friend connections
  • Neighbor connections,
  • Tolerance of diversity,
  • Work connections
  • Proactive social context,

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

land grant universities higher education
Land-Grant Universities & Higher Education

Community & University

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

higher education engagement
Higher Education / Engagement
  • Engagement Scholarship
  • Academy & Discipline Frameworks
      • Campus Compact
      • Housing & Urban Development
      • Community Campus Partnership for Health
      • Council of Independent Colleges

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

expectations of community
Expectations of Community
  • Mutually determined goals
  • Shared vision
  • Sharing of data, resources, and risk
  • Strategies based on community needs
  • Peer relationships recognizing experiential credentials
  • Benefits sufficient to justify the effort
  • Systems of accountability
  • Roles and responsibilities based on capacity & resources

(Creighton, 2006; Ferman, 2004; Leiderman et al., 2002; McNall et al., 2009).

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

leadership engagement
Leadership / Engagement

Collaborative/ Integrative

  • Adaptive capacities
  • Team capacity
  • Boundary spanning focus
  • Peer like relations
  • Changing outcomes
    • Individual traits
    • Leader capacity
    • Assigned roles
  • Fixed & specific outcomes

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

readiness
Readiness ??
  • Readiness Foundation

Communities prepared to improve networking, leading to effective civic engagement.

  • Characteristics
    • Social Capital
    • Leadership Energy
    • Community Capacity
    • Program Specific Factors
      • Useful service, Access, Equity, Clarity of Expectations, Expertise, Relevant Research, mutually beneficial exchange, Experience

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

mixed methods
Mixed Methods

The collection and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data in a single study in which the data are collected concurrently or sequentially, are given a priority, and involves the integration of the data at one or more stages of the process of research (Creswell, 2008, p 18).

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

mix method sequential phasing
Mix Method: Sequential Phasing

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

the questions
The Questions

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

the sample
The Sample
  • NC Land Grant University Partners

Community

Organizational Leaders

      • N=43

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

instrumentation sample
Instrumentation & Sample

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

data analysis strategy
Data Analysis Strategy
  • Phase I

Qualitative Analysis

    • Transcription,
    • Coding
    • Identification of Descriptive Statistics & Themes
  • Phase II

Quantitative Analysis

    • Descriptive Statistics
    • Bivarient Correlations
    • Reliability Coefficients

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

study sample educational attainment
Study Sample… Educational Attainment

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

study sample educational attainment1
Study Sample… Educational Attainment

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

study sample race ethnic distribution
Study Sample… Race & Ethnic Distribution

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

study sample organizational roles
Study Sample… Organizational Roles

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

results benefits of engagement
Results: Benefits of Engagement

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

learning in public
Learning in Public

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

results readiness for engagement
Results: Readiness for Engagement
  • Authentic Relationships
  • Attention to local interest
  • Mutuality
  • Collaborative intent
  • Dedicated effort and resource
  • Spiritual Capital

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

results expectations of university engagement
Results: Expectations of University Engagement

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

collaborative leadership
Collaborative Leadership

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

ces measures of social capital
CES: Measures of Social Capital

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

reliability ces
Reliability: CES
  • Item removed:
    • Do you feel safe when walking down the street after dark?

Lickert Scale of 20 Items Developed

  • Cronbach’s Alpha
    • .718

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

correlations
Correlations
  • Community involvement questions reflected highly significant correlations with the construct of social agency (.01)
  • Neighborhood connection questions reflected highly significant (.01) correlations with the family and friend orientation construct.
  • Female responded significantly higher on trust than males.
  • Directors responded more positively to questions of trust and agency.

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

ors perceptions of readiness
ORS: Perceptions of Readiness

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

reliability ors
Reliability: ORS
  • Items Removed-Community Construct
    • Members with different backgrounds trust each other.
    • Community residents are willing to cooperative and work together to solve problems.
  • Items Removed- University Construct
    • Students provide labor and expertise that is helpful.
    • Office contacts at the university are able to link the needs of your organization and the university

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

reliability ors1
Reliability -- ORS

Cronbach’s Alpha

  • .714

Lickert Scale of 37 Items Developed

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

correlations1
Correlations
  • CES community involvement reflected highly significant (.01) correlations with the ORS construct of university partner readiness.
  • CES neighborhood connection reflected highly significant (.01) correlations with the ORS construct of community readiness.

Directors responded more positively to

  • the effectiveness of interaction,
  • Belief that leadership skills improved as a result of university engagement.

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

implications
Implications

Educational Attainment

Gender

  • Civic Participation
      • Putman, Emler, Verba,
  • Leadership
      • Bunche & Holloway
  • Years of Service
  • Trust
    • Putnam, Woods

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

social capital organization capacity
Social Capital Organization Capacity
  • Social Capital Attracts Organizational
    • Capital Resources,
    • Human Capital
    • Leadership Energy
    • Social Networks

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

implications1
Implications

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

implications2
Implications

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

readiness for engagement

Leader Readiness

(Spiritual Capital, Learning in Public)

Organization Social , Financial and Human Capital

Capital Accessibility Social Networks Energetic Leadership

Readiness for Engagement
limitations
Limitations
  • Purposeful Sample reflective of Successful experiences with Universities
  • Time Limitations
  • Sample Size restrictive
  • Data reflective of NC publicly funded Land Grant Universities only

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

work to be done
Work to Be Done

Recommendations

  • Validation of Instruments
  • Exploration of Member perceptions
  • Expansion of Population and Sample
  • Validation of Inferred Model: Spiritual capital, learning in public and collaborative leadership as productive & sustainable.

Community-University Readiness for Engagement

questions
Questions

Community-University Readiness for Engagement