Putting community first in community-engaged teaching

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2021-03
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Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement
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What is community-engaged teaching, and why does it matter? For decades, college campuses have launched and grown service-learning and community-engaged teaching programs in an effort to bridge the town-gown divide and prepare students for careers after graduation. While these university-community projects undoubtedly benefit students1 in linking their coursework with practice, how can we ensure that substantial benefits are also delivered to the community?
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asset-based community development, capacity building, community, development, Indiana, sustaining hoosier communities, Washington County
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