Service-learning in Higher Education

Service-learning in Higher Education

Critical Issues and Directions

Book - 2005
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Advocates have positioned service-learning as a real-world, real-time opportunity for students to encounter academic knowledge in a meaningful and relevant manner. Service-learning in higher education settings offers a powerful alternative to traditional models of teaching and learning. Students are encouraged to develop links to local institutions, volunteer their time, and create a special bond between the university and the community in which they live. Service-learning has become a very popular alternative to standard courses in higher education and is gaining significant popularity. This book takes a serious look at the unintended consequences and alternative conceptualizations of this mode of learning and explores what it could offer us in the future.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
ISBN: 9781403968760
1403968764
9781403968777
1403968772
Characteristics: xxvi, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Butin, Dan W. (Dan Wernaa)

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