Linking Classroom to Community: The Elliot School Project

  • Carol L. Langer University of Nebraska at Omaha


This narrative describes a service learning component of a course in macro social work methods at the undergraduate level. Although I have been teaching for 16 years and have always tried to involve students in experiential learning, I took a leap of faith and asked the students to design, develop, implement, and evaluate an after-school study club at the most diverse elementary school in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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