Bob Gliner, Documentary filmmaker

Education for What? Learning Social Responsibility
(DVD, 57 minutes)
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Shot on location on six urban campuses across the country, this new film looks at how a broad range of discipline and interdisciplinary programs help engage students in service and service-learning. Reproduced in convenient DVD format, Education for What? is an ideal faculty development tool for campuses seeking to create or expand community-based teaching and learning programs.

An accompanying discussion guide provides context and allows campuses to explore issues specific to their institutional type. This discussion guide and DVD are exciting tools for new and seasoned practictioners to examine the complex issues of service, politics, and civic engagment.

What leaders in the field are saying about Education for What?

"Thorough and thought-provoking... What I found most stimulating were the probing questions about the need for higher education to go beyond service to help the nation's students become more engaged in the political life of our democracy."
Richard E. Cone, Executive Director, Joint Educational Project University of Southern California

"Education for What? provides an excellent portrait of how communities and students benefit from civic and political involvement through the curriculum."
Robert G. Bringle, Director, Center for Service and Learning, IUPUI



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