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09Apr2014

From Service Learning to Learning Service via SSIR

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We often use “service learning” to describe volunteer programs and international volunteer travel, emphasizing learning through service—service that teaches life lessons that help both the traveler and the world. The profound lessons that international volunteering can bring is one of the main reasons that academic institutions are incorporating it—and sometimes requiring it—in coursework.   But the concept of service
24Jan2014

Frequently Asked Questions: What is Learning Service?

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Since we began promoting responsible volunteer practices and the importance of learning before serving we’ve received a lot of questions on the topics. In this FAQ post we hope to give you a better idea of what the Learning Service movement is all about.   1. What is meant by ‘learning service’ and how is
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