publication . Article . 2013

Urban Revival and College Writing: Writing to Promote Communities

Miriam Chirico;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2013 Journal: Partnerships : A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (issn: 1944-1061, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Abstract
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: small;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;">Service-learning classes, because they emphasize the creation of product that has value outside the confines of the college classroom, offer students an experience in professional formation, a practice that may prove anathema to the ethos of &ldquo;service.&rdquo;<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;"> </span>The desire to counteract this individualistic attitude has led instructors to promulgate an activist agenda within ...
Subjects
free text keywords: service-learning, civic activism, civic engagement, urban revitalization, Communities. Classes. Races, HT51-1595, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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