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Creating Our Map: Considering The Future of Service-Learning: New Solutions for Sustaining and Improving Practice

Selena Hilemon

Abstract


Over the last thirty years practitioners of service-learning have struggled to canonize the definitions, language and methods of a burgeoning field. This text, accurately titled, serves to move us past adolescence toward more mature engagement by providing grounded, straight forward reflection and critique. By including the work of several colleagues, the editors outline best practices that will ensure the field’s growth and success. Practitioners have long struggled with teaching pedagogy and foundational definitions, yet to continue focusing solely on those topics is to risk stagnation. These authors embrace the foundational work and herald a specific call for deeper and sustainable growth in our partnerships and methods.

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Partnerships is sponsored by North Carolina Campus Compact, and hosted by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. ISSN: 1944-1061
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