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From Civic Engagement to Social Change: Service Learning

What is Civic Engagement? Look through this LibGuide to find out.

Books @ MDC: Service Learning

The Importance of Service Learning

Web Resources

American Association of Community Colleges

Beginning in 1994, the American Association of Community Colleges promoted the value of service learning to the 1,200 associate degree-granting institutions in the U.S. According to three AACC national surveys, two-thirds of all community colleges offer service learning in their curricular programs.

National Center for Community Engagement

The Community College National Center for Community Engagement is a leader in advancing programs and innovations that stimulate active participation of institutions in community engagement for the attainment of a vital citizenry.

Selected Databases

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile

Behavioral Science eJournal Collection

Behavioral Science eJournal Collection

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Recommended Search Terms

Service learning

Community education

Names of specific projects (i.e. Habitat For Humanity, etc)

Social engagement

Campus initiatives