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    DescriptionWhile service-learning is not a new phenomenon, the popularity and usage of this "civically-engaged" experiential learning pedagogy has increased in educational settings in recent years. As we live in an increasingly hyper-competitive and interconnected globalized world, where consumers and citizens are demanding greater levels of corporate social responsibility and civic engagement from organizational leaders within their local community, service-learning is being utilized more and more to provide meaningful community service opportunities that simultaneously teach civic responsibility and encourage life-long civic engagement, while also providing opportunities for significant real-life, hands-on learning of important skills and vital social understanding for students. This edited collection provides a comprehensive introduction to service-learning, its outcomes, and approaches to effective assessment of service-learning activities by presenting a wide range of cross-disciplinary research in an organized, clear, and accessible manner. It will be informative to both K-12 and higher education teaching professionals, administrators, students, and community leaders seeking to understand proven practices and methods for effective Service-Learning implementation across academic disciplines.

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    Academic Service-Learning Across Disciplines
    Models, Outcomes, and Assessment
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jonathan H Westover
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 422
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    ISBN 13: 9781863359849
    ISBN 10: 1863359842

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN1, JPA
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    DC21: 361.37
    BISAC V2.8: POL003000, EDU000000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 361.37
    BIC subject category V2: JN
    BISAC V2.8: SOC035000
    Ingram Theme: INDS/EDCSTD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Common Ground Publishing
    Imprint name
    Common Ground Publishing
    Publication date
    10 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Urbana-Champaign, IL