What is civic learning?
Civic learning is a form of service learning that emphasizes active participation in efforts by members of a community to work together to make public decisions and establish public policies. (http://www.calstate.edu/cce/about_us/documents/strategic_plan_summary.pdf) It is the process of coming to understand the social, economic, and political reality of our communities, society, and world. Students learn by working with others, on a basis of civic equality, to advance the common good by responding effectively to the problems, needs, and challenges of our time. Civic learning is essentially democratic. It builds civic character.
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