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Service learning, information literacy, and libraries

Author: Jennifer Nutefall
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC , [2016] ©2016
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"Service learning—defined as community service connected to a for-credit college course--is acknowledged to be a high-impact educational practice. It provides students with opportunities to put what they learn in class into action, to engage problem-solving skills, and to reflect on their experiences. Ideally, in service learning, course materials inform student service, and students' service experiences, in turn,  Read more...
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Case studies
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Service learning, information literacy, and libraries
Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC , [2016]
(DLC) 2015046047
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Nutefall
ISBN: 9781440840920 144084092X
OCLC Number: 945121335
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 155 pages)
Contents: Service learning in academic libraries in the United States / Katherine Kott --
Connecting pedagogies / Alex R. Hodges and Jennifer E. Nutefall --
Avoiding fluff : crafting meaningful reflection activities for service learning students / Maureen Barry --
Information in the real world : building a bridge between academic and community information through service learning / Megan Stark --
Legs on the stool : service learning projects, community and library / Deborah Halperin and Karen Schmidt --
Service learning and the UBC library : a partnership case study / Simon Neame --
Emerging scholars : service-learning, reflection, and research / Bill Gillis and Phyllis Mentzell Ryder --
On the future of academic libraries and service learning / Joyce Neujahr.
Responsibility: Jennifer E. Nutefall, editor.

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"As the number of service learning courses and their requirements increase, it is essential for academic librarians to partner with faculty and administration to include lifelong research skills  Read more...
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"Readers will come away with a better understanding of all the ways academic libraries can contribute to service learning by providing information literacy instruction, useful materials, space, and Read more...

 
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