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ERIC Number: EJ613213
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0190-2946
The Community As a Classroom.
Maloney, Wendi A.
Academe, v86 n4 p38-42 Jul-Aug 2000
Discusses the trend toward more civic education as exemplified by the increasing number of college courses which combine academic study and community activism. Considers roots of the movement, education versus community needs, political aspects, race and class issues, and tenure concerns of faculty. Notes lasting impact of such programs as the Urban Nutrition Initiative of the University of Pennsylvania. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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