Community-engaged scholarship involves the researcher or scholar in a mutually beneficial partnership with the community. Community-engaged scholarship can be transdisciplinary and often integrates some combination of multiple forms of scholarship. For example, service learning can integrate the scholarship of teaching, application, and engagement, and community-based participatory research can integrate the scholarship of discovery, integration, application and engagement.
Key attributes of Community-Engaged Scholarship:
· Mutually beneficial partnership
· Can be transdisciplinary
· Some combination of multiple forms of scholarship – the scholarship of discovery, integration, application and engagement.