Service-Learning and Writing: Paving the Way for Literacy(ies) through Community Engagement - Studies in Writing 26 (Hardback)Isabel Baca (editor)
Hardback 274 Pages / Published: 21/11/2012
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Service-learning and Writing: Paving the Way for Literacy(ies) through Community Engagement discusses service-learning as a teaching and learning method and its integration with writing. The various authors, from different disciplines and institutions, present service-learning as a means of having students practice writing in real world settings, and they show how relationship-building and partnerships between higher education and diverse communities produce benefits for all involved - the students, faculty, administrators, and the communities themselves. This volume demonstrates how writing instruction and/or writing practice can complement community engagement and outreach at local, national, and international contexts. Through different cross-cultural contexts and academic disciplines, the various authors explore reflection, assessment, internalization, diversity, and multiple literacies and their importance when integrating service-learning in higher education and community literacy.
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 1320 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm
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