Learning methodology in the classroom to encourage participation
Service learning is a methodology that promotes the participation of citizens in their community. This article presents a brief conceptualization of citizen participation, characteristics of servicelearning methodology, and validation of a programme that promotes service-learning projects. This validation highlights the suitability of this methodology for the development of citizen participation.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2014
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