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2007 | 2 | 2 | 69-74
Article title

The Adoption of Service Learning in Universities Around The World

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Abstracts
EN
In the United States, service learning has proven to be an effective means for both education and for community development. It seems logical to assume that service learning would be similarly effective in other countries. However, universities in other countries operate quite differently from universities in the U. S. Discussions with professors from the former Soviet Union and Southeast Europe produced a list of obstacles to transferring service learning to other countries. This paper suggests some ways of minimizing these obstacles. As service learning is implemented in universities around the world, opportunities for people to learn from the experiences of others will increase.
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Year
Volume
2
Issue
2
Pages
69-74
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Dates
published
2007-11-01
online
2008-03-04
Contributors
  • Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052
  • Faculty of Tourism and Organizational Sciences, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Ohrid, Macedonia
References
  • Albert, G., et al (1994). Service - Learning Reader, Reflections and Perspectives on Service, National Society for Experiential Education, North Carolina.
  • Campus Compact (2000). Introduction to Service-Learning (Toolkit), Readings and Resources for Faculty.
  • Campus Compact (2003). Introduction to Service-Learning Toolkit, Readings and Resources for Faculty, Second edition.
  • Enos, S. L. (1996). "Service -Learning in the Curriculum," Service Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices, Barbara Jacoby and Associates (eds.), San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Vol.1, Nr.1., A Publication of the Office of Community Service Learning at the University of Michigan, Fall 1994.
  • Torres, J., Schaffer, J. (2000). "Benchmarks for Campus/Community Partnerships," Providence: Campus Compact.
  • Umpleby, Stuart A. (2005). "How Graduate Students in Management do Projects with Local and International Organizations," CoRAL Conference, The George Washington University, April, 30, 2005.
  • Umpleby, Stuart A. and Pavel A. Makeyenko (2005). "Using Email in International Student Group Projects," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Society for Applied Learning Technology, Arlington, VA, August 24-26, 2005.
  • Vladimirov, Zhelyu Private correspondence while Vladimirov was at The George Washington University in Fall 2006.
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Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10033-007-0007-z
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