Service-learning and Social Justice Education: Strengthening Justice-oriented Community Based Models of Teaching and Learning

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Dan W. Butin
Routledge, 2008 - Education - 86 pages

This volume offers a crucial resource for those interested and involved in linking schools and higher education with communities to foster justice-oriented curriculum and instruction. Noted scholars explore the connections, limits, and possibilities between service-learning and social justice education. Exemplary models, unexpected hurdles, and synthesis of justice-oriented research are some of the important topics explored. This is a critical addition to the literature for teachers, teacher educators, and scholars committed to community-based teaching and learning that truly grapples with and engages issues of diversity, democracy, and civic activism.

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Contents

Leadership for JusticeOriented ServiceLearning
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We Know its Service But What are They Learning? Preservice Teachers
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The Hidden Curriculum of Community ServiceLearning
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