Service learning in post-communist countries : Lithuania and Croatia

Collection:
Mokslo publikacijos / Scientific publications
Document Type:
Knygos dalis / Part of the book
Language:
Anglų kalba / English
Title:
Service learning in post-communist countries : Lithuania and Croatia
Keywords:
LT
Aukštasis mokslas; Aukštojo mokslo plėtra ir reformos; Mokymasis tarnaujant; Mokymo paslaugos; Savanorystė; Universitetas; Švietimo naujovės
EN
Development and reforms of higher education; Educational innovations; Higher education; Service learning; University; Volunteer activities
Summary / Abstract:

ENWhile service learning has become a major innovative pedagogical approach in many parts of Europe, so far it has had significantly less traction within higher education in post-communist countries. This chapter highlights findings on service learning in post-communist countries and universities emergent from the literature along with evidence from university mission statements and strategic plans from different universities in Croatia and Lithuania that were analysed as part of the Erasmus+ Europe Engage project. The focus of this chapter is to explore the obstacles to implementing service learning within higher education in post-communist countries, but also to address the ways in which civic engagement can become repositioned and revitalised, taking Croatia and Lithuania as examples. [...] [Extract, p. 180]

ISBN:
9781138089730
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2020-04-24 06:53:19
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