Learning by Doing: Utilizing Service-Learning Projects
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How to Cite

Mashburn, Diane, Amy Harder, and Dale Pracht. 2009. “Learning by Doing: Utilizing Service-Learning Projects: AEC392/WC073, 10/2008”. EDIS 2009 (1). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-wc073-2008.


AEC-392, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Diane Mashburn, Amy Harder, and Dale Pracht, explains the five steps of the service-learning model for group leaders, and how service learning improves youth experiences. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, October 2008.



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