A Case Study for Service-Learning: What Students Learn When Given the Opportunity
Robinson, J. Shane, Torres, Robert M., NACTA Journal
Today's communities and organizations benefit from service-learning. Service-learning uniquely blends disciplinary knowledge with civic knowledge while making communities a better place to live. Students enrolled in a leadership course in a department of agriculture were given an out-of-class assignment consisting of a service-learning project. The goal of the service-learning project was to provide students with real experiences in leadership in which they were faced with identifying a community-oriented project, executing a plan, and completing the project. The assignment called for students to gain experience with course content (team leadership) by participating in a …
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Publication information: Article title: A Case Study for Service-Learning: What Students Learn When Given the Opportunity. Contributors: Robinson, J. Shane - Author, Torres, Robert M. - Author. Journal title: NACTA Journal. Volume: 51. Issue: 4 Publication date: December 2007. Page number: 2+. © North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Mar 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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