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ERIC Number: EJ878247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1047-8485
Civic Engagement at the Intersection of Pedagogy and Community: Liberal Learning in Action Turns Four
Bierly, Greg; Rogers, Nancy Brattain
Metropolitan Universities, v19 n1 p38-48 2008
At Indiana State University, students confront civic realities through experiences provided within the Liberal Learning in Action classes. This program empowers students to make connections between community issues and the tools of "liberal learning," including critical analysis, appreciation of diversity and a strengthened ability to reflect and articulate. This article provides an overview of the design and scope of the program, followed by a detailed examination of evidence relating program outcomes to civic engagement.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 815 West Michigan Street UC 3140E, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5164. Tel: 317-274-5036; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana