Exploring Shifts in Conceptions of “Good” Citizenship: Community Service-Learning in Activist Placements

Donna Chovanec, Tania Kajner, Ayesha Mian, Misty Underwood


In this paper, we share insights about citizenship from a research project that investigated the effects of a service-learning experience in a graduate adult education seminar with an explicitly critical pedagogical focus and activist placements. We analyze a subset of the findings related to students’ shifting conceptions of themselves as citizens and the factors that facilitated these shifts.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18733/C37G6B