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ERIC Number: ED404889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb-19
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Partnerships with Higher Education: Campus Compact. Our Other Youth. Programs and Practices.
Pickeral, Terry
This report explains the need for viable and effective partnerships between K-12 schools and institutions of higher education involving service and service-learning, and discusses the State of Washington's experience in this area. It is stated that both rural and urban schools have found service and service-learning to be effective methods of teaching content literacy as well as civic responsibility. There is a natural connection between K-12 and higher education in the area of service and service-learning with many colleges and universities in the state offering course credit through Cooperative Education Internships and courses that are designated as service-learning. Benefits of service and service-learning for the student, the K-12 school, college/university students, and the community are briefly listed. Contains a short resource list of four local, regional, and national organizations in the area of service and service-learning. (GLR)
Western Washington University, Washington State Campus Compact, Old Main 285, Bellingham, WA 98225-9049.
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Washington