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Service as collaboration: an integrated process in teaching and research. A response to Greenbank

Karlsson, Jan LU (2007) In Teaching in Higher Education 12(2). p.281-287
Abstract
This article is a response to Greenbank's (2006) The academic's role: the need for a re-evaluation? It is also a contribution to the ongoing debate about the need to develop a broader view of scholarship and the different activities related to it such as 'teaching', 'research' and 'service to the community'. Arguments related to current research are presented to enhance a deeper understanding and more nuanced definition of 'service'. which has been perceived by many academics as a confusing term that lacks professional status. 'Collaboration' is a better term for describing the interactivity between universities and the community, implying collaboration with practitioners. A holistic view of scholarship is suggested, where the integration... (More)
This article is a response to Greenbank's (2006) The academic's role: the need for a re-evaluation? It is also a contribution to the ongoing debate about the need to develop a broader view of scholarship and the different activities related to it such as 'teaching', 'research' and 'service to the community'. Arguments related to current research are presented to enhance a deeper understanding and more nuanced definition of 'service'. which has been perceived by many academics as a confusing term that lacks professional status. 'Collaboration' is a better term for describing the interactivity between universities and the community, implying collaboration with practitioners. A holistic view of scholarship is suggested, where the integration of collaboration, teaching and research is seen as an interdependent whole instead of a hierarchy of functions. (Less)
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Teaching in Higher Education
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12
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281 - 287
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Taylor & Francis
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1356-2517
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10.1080/13562510701194665
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English
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  author       = {Karlsson, Jan},
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  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {281--287},
  publisher    = {Taylor & Francis},
  series       = {Teaching in Higher Education},
  title        = {Service as collaboration: an integrated process in teaching and research. A response to Greenbank},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13562510701194665},
  volume       = {12},
  year         = {2007},
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