Service-learning is an educational approach that offers distinct advantages for emergency management higher education. Service-learning marries educational objectives with practice environments in such a way that the student, the university, and the community all benefit. "Real world" contexts and emphases on critical thinking, problem solving, ref1ection, application and interpersonal skills enrich learning about emergency management.
Federal Emergency Management Agency, "The Use of Service-Learning in Emergency Management" (2005). Special Topics, General. 10.