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Learning through serving : a student guidebook for service-learning and civic engagement across academic disciplines and cultural communities

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Kirtland Community College Library LC 220.5 .C74 2013 30775305539257 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781579229894
  • ISBN: 1579229891
  • ISBN: 9781579229900
  • ISBN: 1579229905
  • ISBN: 9781579229917
  • ISBN: 9781579229924
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 220 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1. Understanding the learning-through-serving proposition. What is service-learning and civic engagement? -- Building and maintaining community partnerships -- Becoming community : moving from I to we -- Part 2. Learning the landscape, learning the language. Groups are fun, groups are not fun : teamwork for the common good -- Creating cultural connections : navigating difference, investigating power, unpacking privilege -- Part 3. Faciliating learning and meaning-making inside and outside the classroom. Reflection in action : the learning-doing relationship -- Mentoring : relationship building for empowerment -- Leadership and service-learning : leveraging change -- Failure with the best of intentions : when things go wrong -- Expanding horizons : new views of course concepts -- Part 4. Assessing the engagement efforst. Beyond a grade : are we making a difference? : the benefits and challenges of evaluating learning and serving -- Global and immersive service-learning : what you need to know as you go -- Start anywhere, follow it everywhere : agents of change -- Looking back, looking forward : where do you go from here?
Summary, etc.: ""This substantially expanded new edition of this widely-used and acclaimed text maintains the objectives and tenets of the first. It is designed to help students understand and reflect on their community service experiences both as individuals and as citizens of communities in need of their compassionate expertise. It is designed to assist faculty in facilitating student development of compassionate expertise through the context of service in applying disciplinary knowledge to community issues and challenges. In sum, the book is about how to make academic sense of civic service in preparing for roles as future citizen leaders."""
Subject: Service learning United States Handbooks, manuals, etc
Community and college United States Handbooks, manuals, etc
Experiential learning United States Handbooks, manuals, etc
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