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INTRODUCTION What is Service Learning?
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Hironimus-Wendt, R.J. 2010. “INTRODUCTION What Is Service Learning?”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


It is important up front to dispel a common myth about service learning: service learning is not volunteerism (i.e., it is not simply service). Service learning is a structured learning opportunity that utilizes the community-at-large to support the theoretical knowledge being developed in the classroom and through textual readings. Because it is based...

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