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ERIC Number: EJ494389
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
Community-Based Learning: Humanizing Education.
Shumer, Robert
Journal of Adolescence, v17 n4 p357-67 Aug 1994
Studied Community-Based Learning program, Job Training Partnership Act-sponsored drop-out prevention effort focusing on youth service, career exploration, civic education, and academic development. Found that learning in community could be effective in improving attendance and school grades, as well as helping students to learn. Major contributor to success was introduction of adults and college students into educational process. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special theme issue on "School-Based Community Service."