Escape from the ivory tower: student adventures in democratic experiential education
Describes programs which take students out of the classroom to connect what they learn with issues of community, national, or international concern. The book details an experimental education approach that combines the best features of discussion and interaction, laboratory work and field learning, community involvement and service, democratic citizenship and skills training, and student-initiated participatory learning.
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