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Academic Exchange Quarterly - Service Learning

Academic Exchange Quarterly - Service Learning

Service-learning, a community-based approach to teaching and learning, provides opportunities for students to discover linkages between theory and practice in authentic settings. Educational research and practice have provided numerous examples of service-learning as a tool for ‘expanding the walls’ of the traditional classroom, providing opportunities for active and cooperative learning, interdisciplinary projects, and multicultural experiences grounded in local community issues that enliven the teaching/learning processes. Many of the studies on student outcomes indicate that the combination of service with learning enhances student development, multicultural awareness and academic achievement. This special issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly invites researchers and practitioners to... Show More


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