ERIC Number: EJ972983
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Navigating the Institutional and Pedagogical Challenges of the Service-Learning Leadership Minor at CSU Monterey Bay
Burke, Deborah A.
Journal of College and Character, v13 n1 Feb 2012
Despite solid foundations for service-learning at California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), the economic context of higher education in California, and in particular the CSU system, has created significant challenges for service-learning practitioners. This article provides an overview of the institutional foundations in place at CSUMB that have allowed for an extensive service-learning program, discusses mentoring as a pedagogical and ethical necessity that is threatened by the system's financial crisis, and concludes with thoughts about the value of a cohort model to alleviate mentoring challenges and the role of service-learning practitioners institutionally in the current economic and political context of higher education.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mentors, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Service Learning, Leadership, Community Involvement, Partnerships in Education, Transformative Learning, Social Justice, Social Responsibility
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California