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.