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ERIC Number: EJ815685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1551-2169
Community-Action Learning
Bell, Sarah; Mattern, Mark; Telin, Mike
Journal of Political Science Education, v3 n1 p61-78 Jan 2007
This paper describes and analyzes an undergraduate course entitled Public Interest Research in which students learn research methods by conducting research on behalf of one or more community organizations. Students' work is conceived of as community action learning, a combination of participatory action research and service learning, emphasizing active citizenship, community empowerment, systemic change, and social justice. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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