Civic Engagement in Higher Education (Innbundet)

Concepts and Practices

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 288
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470388464
Omtale: Civic Engagement in Higher Education
Numerous studies have chronicled students lack of trust in large social institutions, declining interest in politics, and decreasing civic skills. This book is a comprehensive guide to developing high-quality civic engagement experiences for college students. The book defines civic engagement and explains why it is central to a college education. It describes the state of the art of education for civic engagement and provides guidelines for designing programs that encourage desired learning outcomes. In addition, the book guides leaders in organizing their institutions to create a campus-wide culture of civic engagement.

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