ERIC Number: EJ1098894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Sustaining Change: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Empowering Students through Community-Based Learning Capstones
Kerrigan, Seanna M.
Metropolitan Universities, v26 n3 p11-31 2015
More than four thousand students engage in the community-based learning capstone program every year by enrolling in one of 240 senior-level courses that culminate their undergraduate education. In this article, the author shares the context and history of the program, its foundational principles and processes, and the nuts-and-bolts details of the ongoing operation of the largest community-based learning capstone program in the United States.
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Change, Success, Barriers, Undergraduate Students, Educational Principles, Context Effect, Educational Practices, Curriculum Research, Educational History, Community Education, Program Evaluation, Program Development, Partnerships in Education, Educational Facilities, Faculty, Legal Responsibility, Curriculum
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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