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Title Civic engagement and service learning in a metropolitan university [electronic resource] : multiple approaches and perspectives / [editors], Michael W. Ledoux, Stephen C. Wilhite, and Paula Silver.

Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 218 pages) : illustrations.
Series Education in a competitive and globalizing world
Education in a competitive and globalizing world series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Includes index.
Contents How Widener developed a culture of civic engagement and fulfilled its promise as a leading metropolitan university / James T. Harris, III -- How can I help? : the seduction of service learning / Jo Allen -- Faculty motivation, vitality, and professional growth: the ingredients embedded in a service-learning faculty development program / Arlene Dowshen and Marcine Pickron-Davis -- Teacher education in the community : integrating and transforming field -- Work through service learning and community engagement / Nadine McHenry -- Civic engagement and social work education / John Poulin, Travis Sky Ingersoll, and Paula Silver -- Learning service: teaching literature as civic engagement / Daniel Robinson and Janine Utell -- The political complexities of establishing a university-sponsored charter school as an interdisciplinary service learning opportunity / Michael W. Ledoux, Stephen C. Wilhite, Paula Silver -- The development of a community clinic: how a signature project can mobilize commitment to sustainable community / Kerstin M. Palombaro, Robin L. Dole and Jill Black Lattanzi -- Violence prevention initiatives with communities and organizations: the center for violence prevention / Jeannette Wyatt -- Service-learning in China / Melanie Swain [and others] -- International service-learning: the building blocks of a successful experience / Beatriz Urraca -- Let's talk about pedagogy, research, and practices centered on racial identity development theory in cultural-based service-learning / Lori Simons [and others] -- Evaluating the impact of a university's civic engagement projects on the community / Stephen E. Kauffman.
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Subject Widener University -- Curricula.
Widener University -- Curricula.
Widener University.
Service learning -- United States -- Case studies.
Social work education -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies.
Added Author Ledoux, Michael W.
Wilhite, Stephen C.
Silver, Paula (Paula T.)
Other Form: Print version: Civic engagement and service learning in a metropolitan university. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2011 9781611225181 (DLC) 2010041352 (OCoLC)667213251
ISBN 9781612090320 (electronic bk.)
161209032X (electronic bk.)