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ERIC Number: ED392510
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Promoting Community Renewal through Civic Literacy and Service Learning. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 93.
Parsons, Michael H., Ed.; Lisman, C. David, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n93 Spr 1996
Based on the idea that community colleges have a critical role in enhancing civic literacy through community-based programming and service learning, this volume provides descriptions of theoretical frameworks and practical models for incorporating community renewal into the college mission. The following articles are provided: (1) "Service Learning: Why Community Colleges?" by Lynn Barnett; (2) "Understanding Faculty Needs: An Institutional Imperative," by Leonard F. O'Hara; (3) "'Love Yourself Enough,'" by Marietta McCarty; (4) "Commitment to Community: Service Learning at Miami-Dade Community College," by Robert J. Exley; (5) "Incorporating Civic Literacy into Technician Education: Why? How?" by Elizabeth A. Mathias; (6) "The Engaged Campus," by C. David Lisman; (7) "In Good Company: A Ten-Year Odyssey in Pursuit of Civic Purpose," by Nan Ottenritter and Michael H. Parsons; (8) "Community College-Community Relationships and Civic Accountability," by Rosemary Gillett-Karam; (9) "Integrating Service into a Multicultural Writing Curriculum," by Robert W. Franco; and (10) "Sources and Information: Current Programming in Civic Literacy and Community Services," by Janel Ann Soule Henriksen. (BCY)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, College Role, Community Colleges, Community Services, Program Descriptions, Role of Education, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 ($19; subscription: $51 individuals, $81 institutions, agencies, and libraries).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.