The Landscape of Rural Service Learning, and What It Teaches Us All
Transformations in Higher Education
Published by: Michigan State University Press
Imprint: Michigan State University Press
Sales Date: 2016-11-01
This text is a critical missing piece in the development of service learning for colleges and universities. Rural service learning has always had its unique challenges and opportunities, and it’s a pleasure to see it illuminated so well.
—Amy Smitter, Chief Operating Officer, Habitat for Humanity of Michigan
The editors have attracted an impressive and diverse group of practitioner and research scholars to examine the unique contributions and challenges of rural service learning. Their insights extend well beyond the rural experience, offering valuable lessons to all.
—Maureen F. Curley, former president, Campus Compact
This book is an exceptional contribution to an area that has been overlooked in the published literature for too long: rural service learning. An eclectic contribution from a wide variety of talented and experienced faculty members in higher education, this book is a must-read for anyone who is serious about service learning in any setting.
—Todd D. Zakrajsek, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill