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ERIC Number: EJ861029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1746-1979
Sowing the Seeds of Citizenship and Social Justice: Service-Learning in a Public Speaking Course
Ransom, Lillie S.
Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, v4 n3 p211-224 2009
Students enrolled in two sections of the public speaking courses at a small liberal arts university were required to do 10 hours of service in a local not for profit agency. Student comments indicate that doing service-learning in these courses affected their self-perceptions and expectations as deaf persons in a local community. This article will also discuss the ways the university is responding to the service-learning pedagogy to encourage citizenship and social justice values for students who tend to be somewhat alienated from the surrounding community. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A