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Title: Service-Learning and Writing: Paving the Way for Literacy(ies) through Community Engagement
Edited By: Isabel Baca
URL: http://www.brill.com/service-learning-and-writing-paving-way-literacyies-through-community-engagement
Series Title: Studies in Writing
Description:

Service-learning and Writing: Paving the Way for Literacy(ies) through Community Engagement discusses service-learning as a teaching and learning method and its integration with writing. The various authors, from different disciplines and institutions, present service-learning as a means of having students practice writing in real world settings, and they show how relationship-building and partnerships between higher education and diverse communities produce benefits for all involved - the students, faculty, administrators, and the communities themselves. This volume demonstrates how writing instruction and/or writing practice can complement community engagement and outreach at local, national, and international contexts. Through different cross-cultural contexts and academic disciplines, the various authors explore reflection, assessment, internalization, diversity, and multiple literacies and their importance when integrating service-learning in higher education and community literacy.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781781902653
Pages: 304
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95
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