Partnerships for Service-Learning

Partnerships for Service-Learning

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Praise for Partnerships for Service-Learning qThese case studies highlight the critical importance of reciprocity in campus-community partnerships. It is through the two-way interchange of knowledge and assets that service-learning achieves its democratic potential as a pedagogy with the power to transform education, campuses, and communities. The examples provided here offer rich and sophisticated models that will be invaluable for community as well as academic leaders committed to deepening the partnering process.q a€” John Saltmarsh, professor of higher education administration and director, New England Resource Center for Higher Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston; and Edward Zlotkowski, professor of English, Bentley University qThis practical guide explores the power and pedagogy of Ka€“12 school and university partnerships. This educational 'how-to' is a superior resource and must-read for every school and community leader across the country.q a€” Arlene C. Ackerman, superintendent of schools, Philadelphia School District qThis is a rare book about partnerships. It provides testimony to the diversity of real-world problems that can be addressed though service-learning partnerships between Ka€“12 and higher education. Required reading for future teachers, educators, and community leaders interested in building campus-community relationships that embrace collaboration and shared decision-making.q a€” Ramon C. Cortines, superintendent of schools, Los Angeles Unified School District qThis is a terrific set of diverse yet complementary case studies illustrating the great potential of Pa€“16 educational partnerships benefitting all participants. This book helps explain why service-learning works so well for so many schools, universities, and community-based organizations.q a€” Shelley H. Billig, vice president, RMC Research Corporation??Impacts on Communities and Students Todd Kelshaw, Freyda Lazarus, Judy Minier, and Associates, . children participated in the ... The class started with a scavenger hunt that oriented students to the different parts of the library. Students thenanbsp;...

Title:Partnerships for Service-Learning
Author: Todd Kelshaw, Freyda Lazarus, Judy Minier, and Associates,
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-07-14

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