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ERIC Number: EJ1116547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1076-0180
Pushing Boundaries: Introduction to the Global Service-Learning Special Section
Hartman, Eric; Kiely, Richard
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, v21 n1 p55-63 Fall 2014
In this introduction to the "Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning's" Special Section: "Global Service-Learning" (GSL), Hartman and Kiely describe how they each came to the field of GSL, some of its emphases and values that drew them to and sustain their commitment with this work, discuss some highlights of what GSL practice can learn from other bodies of literature and practice, share a few thoughts on the interplay of the local and the global, identify five themes distinguishing domestic service-learning (SL) from GSL, and introduce some noteworthy past and current work on GSL including the Web site aimed at advancing GSL research and practice. Hartman and Kiely end by describing the evolution of and process they used for this special section on GSL and introduce the two articles selected for this issue.
Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, University of Michigan. 1024 Hill Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3310. Tel: 734-647-7402; Fax: 734-647-7464; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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