New PDF release: Higher Education and Democracy: Essays on Service-Learning

By John Saltmarsh,Edward Zlotkowski

Higher schooling and Democracy is a set of essays written during the last ten years on how civic engagement in larger schooling works to accomplish what authors John Saltmarsh and Edward Zlotkowsi deliberate to be the educational and civic reasons of upper schooling. those comprise growing new modes of educating and studying, fostering participation in American democracy, the improvement and appreciate for group and civic associations, and inspiring the consistent renewal all of those dimensions of yank life.

Organized chronologically, the twenty-two essays during this quantity supply "signposts" alongside the line within the trip of pleasurable the civic reasons of upper schooling. For the authors, service-learning is situated as centrally vital to the first educational structures and constructions of upper schooling, departments, disciplines, curriculum, and courses which are crucial to the school area. Progressing from the overall and the contextual to precise practices embodied in ever higher educational devices, the authors finish with observations at the way forward for the civic engagement movement.

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