Community Engagement Resources:


Dr Jerome Slamat

South African Journal of Higher Education, Vol 23 (6) 2009. A pedagogy of compassionate rationality and its consequences for teacher education. J Slamat  1148-1160

Community Engagement in South African Higher Education. Jan 2010. Kagisano no. 6. Slamat, J. Community Engagement as scholarship: a response to Hall. 104-117

Education, Citizenship and Social Justice 3(1) 2008. Embedding Community Engagement in South African Higher Education. Lazarus, J; Erasmus, M; Hendricks, D; Nduna, J; Slamat, J. 59-85. Read

Dr Antoinette Smith-Tolken

Groenewald, C en Pieterse, A (currently Smith-Tolken)(2000). Ons hou 'n werkswinkel. Ebony Books.

Smith, A. en Groenewald, C. Public Participation and Integrated Development Planning in Decentralized Local Government: A Case Study of Democratic Transition in South Africa. In Peter McLaverty (Ed). Public Participation and Innovations in Community Governance. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2002.

Smith-Tolken, A.R. Auditing and Managing Community Service in a Higher Education Institution. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Volume 9, Number 1, p.115-130. (2004)

Thomson, A.M., Smith-Tolken, A.R., Bringle, R.G. and Naidoo, A.V. 2008. “Service-learning in community engagement: A cross-cultural perspective”. Working paper series: International Society for Third Sector Research. Eight International Conference, Barcelona, Spain. July 9-12, 2008.

Thomson, A.M., Smith-Tolken, A.R., Bringle, R.G. and Naidoo, A.V. 2010. “Service-learning and community engagement: A comparison of three national contexts”. Voluntas. 21. Read.

Smith-Tolken, A.R. 2010. Community engagement at a higher education institution: Exploring a theoretical grounding of scholarly-based service-related processes. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University.

Smith-Tolken, A.R. 2011 The university curriculum as engaging the community - a grounded theory inquiry approach. In (eds) Bitzer, E. and Botha, N. Curriculum inquiry in South African higher education – Scholarly affirmations and challenges. Forthcoming 2011.


Australia Universities Community Engagement Alliance. Position Paper 2008-2010 Read