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Service learning is designed to promote volunteerism and civic awareness. Community engagement in higher education specifically involves university members partnering with local community organizations to address a need. Students engage with community partners through service learning and other activities (Moore & Mendez, 2014). Service learning is a practice that connects new knowledge and social responsibility through active learning (Benson & Younkin, 1996).
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo 2019
Civic engagement; Service learning; Community service
Educational Methods | Higher Education | Other Education
Villa, Diane; Stockwell, C.; Cohen, M.; and Stucki, K., "Civic Engagement and Service Learning Partnerships" (2019). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 84.