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Global Service

  • Lives in Context - What Legacy Will You Leave? We live within the culture and society in which we are engaged and can leave something positive behind for future students to build upon.
  • Global Education Services - established to foster global understanding through education. We create and manage study abroad and language/cultural programs, recruit students, conduct feasibility studies, develop strategic internationalization plans for universities, and market university programs abroad.
  • Make Service Learning Global - Service learning goes beyond volunteering or fundraising. It has explicit learning objectives and involves real-world skills and critical analysis. This article examines ways to make service learning projects globally focused.
  • New Learning: A Charter for Change in Education - education now needs to pay greater attention to how it uniquely spans the cultural, economic and interpersonal dimensions of global relations. Schools and colleges need to recognize their transformative power, and their capacity to become responsive to contemporary global changes.
  • Clinton Global Initiative University - to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, youth organizations, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.

Service-Based Learning

  • Benefits of Community-Based Service-Learning - Though research in K-12 and higher education settings shows a wide range of benefits of effective service-learning.
  • Community-Based Learning - allows students and community organizations to work together to meet both an organization's needs and students' academic requirements.
  • High School Community Service Programs - Participating in community service projects gives high school students a look at the world outside the classroom. For many students, the experience is an awakening to local, state, country and worldwide issues that they had not previously known.

Project-Based Learning

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