การพัฒนาพันธกิจความผูกพันมหาวิทยาลัยกับสังคมผ่านงานบริการวิชาการสู่ชุมชน กรณีศึกษา มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์

Authors

ผศ.ดร.อาแว มะแส, น.ส.กันยารัตน์ เชี่ยวเวช

Published

็Humanities, Social Sciences and arts

Abstract

This research aims at investigating the community outreach programs of a university through an application of the university social engagement concept, responses of target communities and guidelines for developing university social engagement missions through community outreach programs. The study sites are Kasetsart University at Bang Khen and its 3 campuses: Kampaengsaen, Sriracha, ChalermprakiatSakon Nakhon. The qualitative research approach was mainly employed in the investigation through in-depth interviews with 63 key informants who were representatives of three groups: 31 informants from university counciland administrators, 3 informants from social engagement experts, and 29 informants from the heads of communities. This method was supplemented thequantitative research by the survey of 610 members of target communities to find out their opinions on the university outreach programs and social engagement missions. Results reveal that leading university outreach programs are those related to agricultural occupation which is concerned with the application of bodies of knowledge that Kasetsart University has developed and accumulated for a long time.Even though there appear to be some applications of social engagement conceptin the outreach programs inthe past, they were not operated systematicallyenough.Nevertheless, the long reputation of the university with respect to its work in the field of agricultural development leads to highly positive responses from communities and societies. However, thedevelopment of university social engagement missions shouldconsider the importance of holistic development of areasand disciplines. At the same time, it should correspond to community problems and needs. Therefore, the university should be ready to develop capacitiesof both administrators and staff to fit with the advancement of the university social engagement missions and career pathof its staff. The result are useful for the development of university social engagement mission through community outreach programs for appropriate university and community environments

(2562). การพัฒนาพันธกิจความผูกพันมหาวิทยาลัยกับสังคมผ่านงานบริการวิชาการสู่ชุมชน กรณีศึกษา มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์. ็Humanities, Social Sciences and arts, 12(1), 510-530.