Campus Compact 2007 Membership Survey by 13fEYwS

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									   Campus Compact
2007 Membership Survey

  Oklahoma and the Nation
  Disparities / Similarities
                 Context
• Significant Disparities / Similarities with
  other Campus Compact states

• Fully Representative - 31 of 33 Oklahoma
  institutions responded (Thank You!)
    Disparity in Institutional
        Characteristics
• OK more heavily Public Two-Years
• Other states more heavily Private
  Four-Years
• OK more heavily Community College
• Other states more:
  – Liberal Arts focused
  – Religious affiliated
  – Research/Comprehensive
         Service-Learning
          Representation
• Average Number
  of Courses         40%
                           Courses   Faculty
                     35%
  – OK 19%; Other    30%
    states 36%       25%                       OK
                     20%
                                               Other
                     15%
• Average Number                               States
                     10%
  Faculty Teaching   5%
  – OK 16%; Other    0%
    states 37%
       Institutional President’s
              Involvement
• Participates in Campus        BY CONTRAST
  Events:                       • Serves on Community
   – OK 77%; Other states 94%     Boards:
                                   – OK 81%; Other states 68%
• Solicits Foundation or
  Other Support:                • Meets Regularly with
   – OK 29%; Other states 44%     Community Partners /
                                  Representatives:
• Speaks/Writes on                 – OK 61%; Other states 52%
  Service/Civic Engagement
  (e.g. op-eds, campus
  publications, newspapers):
   – OK 32%; Other states 52%
        Student Involvement
    (Role for VISTAS / Work Study)
• Assist in Staffing the Community
  Service/Service-Learning/Civic
  Engagement Office
  – OK 42%; Other states 68%

• Play a Lead Role in the Direction of the
  Office
  – OK 10%; Other states 42%

• Act as Co-Instructors
  – OK 6%; Other states 21%
       Student Involvement
           Similarities
• Serve on Campus Service, Service-
  Learning and / or Civic Engagement
  Committees

• Recruit Faculty Participation

• Act as Guest Speakers in the
  Classroom
     Ways Students Assist in
    Service-Learning Courses
• Act as Course Assistants at Community Sites
   – OK 23%; Other states 41%

• Act as Course Assistants in the Classroom
   – OK 16%; Other states 32%

• Receive Funding for their Service-Learning Work
  (scholarships, grants, or fellowships)
   – OK 19%; Other states 40%

By Contrast
• Assist with Reflection Activities
   – OK 74%; Other states 61%
Ways Students Have Presence
  and a Voice in Decision-
          Making
• Students on the Board of Trustees
  - OK 10%; Other states 40%

• Student Government has Autonomous
  Control of Funds / Activity Fees
  – OK 48%; Other states 71%
  Area Oklahoma is Closest in
   Practice with Other States
  Institutional Support of Faculty and
   Administrative Staff in Participating
    in Service / Volunteer Activities
• Paid time off to participate
• Public recognition of service
• Opportunities to serve and advise
      Ways Institution Supports Student
    Community Service, Service-Learning
         and/or Civic Engagement
• Designates a period of time to highlight student
  civic engagement and/or service activities
   – OK 35%; Other states 48%

• Institution Manages Liability Associated with
  Service Placements
   – OK 35%; Other states 47%

• Service Awards for Students
   – OK 52%; Other states 71%

• Offers Students Mini-Grants for Service-Related
  Initiatives
   – OK 10%; Other States 31%
     Ways Institution Supports
       Student - Continued
• Community Service is Offered as a Major/Minor
   – OK 0%; Other states 6%

• Courses on Volunteerism Offered
   – OK 13%; Other states 21%

• Courses on Activism/Advocacy Offered
   – OK 19%; Other states 40%

• Service-Learning Incorporated into Majors
   – OK 39%; Other states 48%

• Service Formally Considered in Admissions
  Process
   – OK 6%; Other states 26%
   Ways Institution Supports
     Student - Contrast
• Extra Credit Given for Service/Civic
  Engagement Participation
  – OK 74%; Other states 52%
• Service Recorded on Student
  Transcripts
  – OK 29%; Other states 17%
• Service-Learning Incorporated into
  Core Curriculum
  – OK 45%; Other states 38%
    Ways Institution Supports
            Student
• Hosts and/or Funds Public Dialogues on Current
  Issues
   – OK 55%; Other states 63%

**Oklahoma Public Policy Deliberation**

• Space/Avenue for Peaceful Student Protest
   – OK 29%; Other states 45%

• Provides Space for Student Political Organizations
  on Campus
   – OK 42%; Other states 60%
   Programs Your Institution
           Offers
• Alternative Breaks
   – OK 19%; Other states 67%

• First-Year Experience Service Opportunities
   – OK 26%; Other states 58%

• Learning Communities Concerning Engagement and Service
   – OK 19%; Other states 36%

• Graduate School Service
   – OK 10%; Other states 20%

• Government Internships
   – OK 23%; Other states 40%
    Programs Your Institution
       Offers - Continued
• International Service Opportunities
   – OK 26%; Other states 52%

• Inter-Campus Service Programs
   – OK 23%; Other states 32%

• Non-Profit Internships
   – OK 39%; Other states 69%

• One-Day Service Projects
   – OK 74%; Other states 85%

• Residence Hall-Based Service
   – OK 42%; Other states 53%
    Programs Your Institution
        Offers - Contrast
         Freshman Year Orientation
 OK 65%
 Other states 55%
    Ways Community Partners are
            Involved
•   Act as Co-Instructors (Compensated)
     – OK 0%; Other states 12%

•   Provide Reflection on Site in Community Setting
     – OK 48%; Other states 59%

•   Provide Feedback on the Development / Maintenance of
    Community Service Programs
     – OK 61%; Other states 75%

•   Participates in the Design and Delivery of Community-Based
    Courses
     – OK 19%; Other states 28%

•   Serve on Campus Committees
     – OK 39%; Other states 47%
Average Number of Community
 Partnerships per Institution



  Oklahoma 43
 Other States 77
        Types of Organizations
           Partnering With
• Government
   – OK 55%; Other states 62%

• Non-Profit / Community-Based Organizations
   – OK 87%; Other states 93%

• Other Higher Education Institutions
   – OK 35%; Other states 42%

By Contrast
• For-Profit Businesses
   – OK 45%; Other states 38%
  Does Your Institution Assess the
Impact of Its Service-Learning, Civic
  Engagement, and/or Community
   Service Activities on the Local
             Community?
                Oklahoma Institutions


           No, 12              Yes, 19
    Identify Most Valuable
 Services of Campus Compact
           Oklahoma Responses

• National & State Conferences &
  Workshops

• Networking, Communications

• Publications, Newsletters

• Workshops on Campus
       Level of Satisfaction -
       Marked Very Important
• AmeriCorps*VISTA Program
   – OK 23%; Other states 45%

   (By Contrast - Not Important or Don’t Know
   OK 49%; Other states 36%)

• Sub-Grants
   – OK 39%; Other states 58%

• Publications
   – OK 45%; Other states 54%
        Level of Satisfaction –
   Marked Very Important - Contrast

• Faculty Development
   – OK 74%; Other states 53%

• Compact Current Newsletter
   – OK 42%; Other states 22%

• Consulting Corps
   – OK 23%; Other states 15%

• Development of Presidential Leadership
   – OK 35%; Other states 27%
            Level of Satisfaction –
            Marked Very Important
           By Contrast - Continued
• State Compact Newsletter
   – OK 58%; Other states 34%

• Technical Support
   – OK 45%; Other states 27%

• Legislative Updates / Policy Information
  - OK 58%; Other states 34%

• “Raise Your Voice” Student Engagement Campaign
   – OK 39%; Other states 19%

• Service-Learning Syllabi
   – OK 65%; Other states 55%
           Level of Satisfaction –
           Marked Don’t Know –
          National Award Programs
• Frank Newman Leadership Award

• Howard R. Swearer Student Humanitarian Award

• Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning



                 Everybody!
Programs, Services or Resources You
   Would Like Campus Compact to
              Provide
  Oklahoma Responses
• Funding

• Regional / Campus
  Workshops

• State Conferences

• Public Relations
  Campaign on Service
Conclusions / Needs Expressed

1.Higher level of Service-Learning Course Representation
    & Faculty Participation
    More funding, More regional/campus workshops
2.More Direct Presidential Involvement
    Public relations campaign on service
3.More Student Leadership, Institutional Support
    Workshops, conferences to explore examples, etc.
 Conclusions / Needs - Continued

4. Greater Variety of Programs
       Funding, workshops for awareness

5. More Community Partners, Greater Variety of
   Methods of Involvement
      Funding, workshops for awareness, public
        relations
   What We Like and Use from
       Campus Compact

 Faculty Development
Newsletter
Technical Support
Service-Learning Syllabi

								
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