Service-learning and diversity as mediums to foster civic and community engagement in undergraduates

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Abstract

Utilizing current research in the sociology of education, this article provides a synthesis of the existing literature on US colleges and universities' roles in producing a civically engaged citizenry who can function in a diverse, pluralistic society highlighting research that focuses on systematic attention to educating students for such a society. This article highlights research that addresses how US colleges are preparing students to live and work in an increasingly complex and diverse democracy and what sensibilities global citizens should be developing by focusing specifically on diversity and service learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Pages866-873
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780080448947
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2010

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  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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