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Promoting community renewal through civic literacy and service learning

Promoting community renewal through civic literacy and service learning

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers, ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges in San Francisco, Calif, Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community colleges -- United States -- Curricula,
  • Student volunteers in social service -- United States,
  • Experiential learning -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael H. Parsons, C. David Lisman, editors.
    SeriesNew directions for community colleges -- no. 93, spring 1996., New directions for community colleges -- no. 93.
    ContributionsParsons, Michael H., Lisman, C. David., ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17740119M
    OCLC/WorldCa36210740

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Civic Literacy, Service Learning, and Community Renewal. ERIC Digest. Coping with escalating costs, responding to greater diversity among students, and keeping pace with changing technology are all high priorities for today's educators.

In the midst of these demands, however, colleges are striving to Promoting community renewal through civic literacy and service learning book with the communities they serve. In M.H. Parsons & C.D. Lisman (Eds.), Promoting community renewal through civic literacy and service learning (pp.

New Directions for Community Colleges, no. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED ) Google Scholar | CrossrefCited by: 8 PROMOTING COMMUNITY RENEWAL THROUGH CIVIC LITERACY The commission made a point of defining "community" Community was more than a geographic region; it was "a climate to be creared," inside and out­ side the college (Commission on the Future of Community Colleges,p).

It recognized the value of diversity and the value of service. Abstract. From an historical perspective, service-learning is a relatively new phenomenon in American higher education. The term was first coined inin reference to an internship program that was sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board and through which college students gained academic credit and/or federally funded financial remuneration for work on community projects Cited by: NASPA Journal.

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The Service Learning Institute has led a series of curriculum development efforts focused on. Australian Journal of Adult Learning Vol Number 3, November Promoting literacy for adults with intellectual disabilities in a community-based service organisation Karen B.

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Civic Literacy: How Informed Citizens Make Democracy Work. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England. Missouri Deliberates. learning ow to build community support for H early literacy through partnerships ays to share early literacy resources W with preschools and families.

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• Renew civic literacy education in our schools. • Engage the public with a campaign to reintroduce civic literacy to all age cohorts, not just students. • Form a state commission with broad membership across many sectors to build a strategic plan and to foster innovative ideas to drive forward the renewal of civic literacy education.

The unique skills and knowledge volunteers provide to local organizations are critical in fostering social inclusion, serving marginalized groups, and promoting community renewal.

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