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The Value of Reflection: Looking Back as a Way to Move Forward

Community Engagement Project Reflection Time is a priceless commodity in the teaching and learning arena.  If you ask any educator, there’s never enough time to do something, to teach something, to learn something, to create something.  The lack of time is a ubiquitous reality in many professions, but I feel it is especially true in…

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What is the role of service learning in developing global collaborator skills?

Service Learning Service-learning is an approach to teaching that connects students to their communities (Fitzgerald, 1997) with the purpose of making a positive contribution. Vanderbilt University defines service learning as “a form of experiential education where learning occurs through a cycle of action and reflection as students seek to achieve real objectives for the community…