Empowering Students, Empowering Communities, Through Community-Based Learning and Civic Engagement: The Case Study of Refugee Resettlement in Lancaster, Pa

21 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2013

Abstract

How can community-based learning courses (CBL) simultaneously be a catalyst for student empowerment, community empowerment and sustainable community development? This paper traces the progression of student and community empowerment over a four-year period and five CBL courses focusing on optimizing refugee resettlement in Lancaster County, PA.

Keywords: Community-Based Learning, refugee resettlement

Suggested Citation

Dicklitch-Nelson, Susan, Empowering Students, Empowering Communities, Through Community-Based Learning and Civic Engagement: The Case Study of Refugee Resettlement in Lancaster, Pa. APSA 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2212338 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2212338

Susan Dicklitch-Nelson (Contact Author)

Franklin & Marshall College ( email )

P. O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003
United States

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