Social Sciences (Social Work) Stellenbosch University,
M.Phil Value Analysis and Policy Formulation, Stellenbosch University,
PhD (Higher Education)a
and programme management of human and organizational community development
processes on local-, provincial-, and national govermental level.
Research and development of organizational and strategic management
processes relating to social responsibility in
Theoretical and conceptual frameworks for the integration of community
engagement in the Higher Education curriculum through service-learning.
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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:forthcoming.
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 Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation.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.
theoretical framework for Service-Learning,
and interdisciplinary cooperation,
with the development of modules,
- Identification of existing/potential service-learning sites,
with the Academic Planning and Quality Assurance Department