Journal of College and Character Special Issue on Personal and Social Responsibility
This special issue of the JCC focuses on efforts of AAC&U to give greater attention and priority to personal and social responsibility as an essential outcome of undergraduate education. Among the invited feature articles:
A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracyʼs Future
A Crucible Moment documents the nationʼs anemic civic health and includes recommendations for action that address campus culture, general education, and civic inquiry as part of major and career fields as well as hands-on civic problem solving across differences.
AAC&U Research Reports and Publications
AAC&U released the findings of the 2007 administration of the PSRI in several forms. Among them are the following reports:
Should Colleges Focus More on Personal and Social Responsibility?
Should Colleges Focus More on Personal and Social Responsibility? focuses on the initial findings of the 2007 administration of the PSRI.
Civic Responsibility: What Is the Campus Climate for Learning?
Civic Responsibility focuses on how well the academy is meeting its civic purpose today. It is the first of three research reports from AAC&U's Core Commitments initiative.
Developing a Moral Compass: What Is the Campus Climate for Ethics and Academic Integrity?
Developing a Moral Compass focuses on whether—and how well—educational environments foster academic integrity and promote ethical responsibilities to self and others. It is the second of three research reports from AAC&U's Core Commitments initiative.
Engaging Diverse Viewpoints: What Is the Campus Climate for Perspective-Taking?
Engaging Diverse Viewpoints focuses on whether—and which—environments promote students' abilities to understand and be informed by perspectives that differ from their own. It is the final of three research reports from AAC&U's Core Commitments initiative.