Building Communities and Making Connections

Building Communities and Making Connections

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Building Communities and Making Connections explores areas of academic and community engagement, through various studies that include community service learning, and the development and implementation of university programs that contain a community dimension. Academic endeavors have long been seen as separate from the realities of local and regional communities. This book closes the gap by looking at ways in which both academia and the communities its serves can collaborate to create authentic and applied learning environments.Health care organizations and health professions training programs often encourage a€œsurvival Spanisha€ or other quick and/or intensive language courses as a means of preparing for, or coping with, the increasing numbers of LEP [ Limitedanbsp;...

Title:Building Communities and Making Connections
Author:Susana Rivera-Mills, Juan Antonio Trujillo
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2010-02-19


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