Annotated Bibliography of Articles on Service Learning

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Service Learning Annotated Bibliography American Association of Community Colleges. (2011). Service Learning. HYPERLINK "http://www.aacc.nche.edu" www.aacc.nche.edu. The source offered by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) details the growing emphasis on service learning in higher-education contexts. Particularly, the source offers a number of statistical figures indicating that 60% of all community colleges offer some comprehensive form of service-learning curriculum. This denotes to our research that community colleges and higher education in general are contexts in which service learning is increasingly seen as a progressive and valuable mode of instruction. Ayers, J. (2003). Service-Learning in Maryland. Maryland State Department of Education. Ayers (2003) provides the present research endeavor with a concise guide for educators on how to design and implement a service-learning curriculum. The article offers some basic steps on how to approach this instructional strategy and links to a number of documents that can be used in support of this endeavor. Community-Campus Partnerships for Health. (2011). Service-Learning. Depts.washington.edu. This source underscores the sheer diversity of areas in which service-learning can be manifested as a constructive and innovative strategy for learning. The Community-Campus Partnership for Health (2011) indicates that service-learning is particularly valuable in the fields of healthcare and public
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