Components of successful service-learning programs: Notes from Barbara Holland, Director of the U.S. National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

Amy L Kenworthy-U'Ren, Alexis Petri, Marylyn L Taylor

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This paper presents one expert’s views on the required components of successfully designing and implementing an interactive teaching pedagogy called service-learning.The paper is largely drawn from an interview with Barbara Holland, a respected pioneer and international advocate for service-learning and university-community engagement.The paper aims to provide interested faculty with both a better understanding of what service-learning is as well as an overview of the student, faculty, community partner, and institutional motivations and commitments related to service-learning program success.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-129
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Case Method Research & Application
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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