Alternative Spring Break Jamaica! Service Learning and Civic Engagement in a Developing Country
Keywords:global competence, global education, policy, United States, Australia
AbstractThis article features the work of an interdisciplinary faculty collaborative project that involved 35 university students who participated in a week long spring break service learning trip to the island of Jamaica. Details regarding the planning process are highlighted. A section is included on the experiences of students, student outcomes, and faculty assessment of how outcomes were met. Finally, a section on lessons learned for university faculty who are interested in developing similar experiential learning experiences for students is provided for future planning efforts.
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