Working in groups, students in a senior-level capstone class completed service learning projects addressing specific needs of community agencies. Students were generally positive about the extent to which course objectives were met and assignments were valuable for their learning. Students were also generally positive about the value of service learning, indicating that the class helped them become more interested in solving community problems and that they gained a better understanding and appreciation of civic engagement.
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Anooshian, Linda J. and Pritchard, Mary E.. (2006). "Community Projects in a Senior Capstone Course". Academic Exchange Quarterly, Summer 2006158-166.