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Research Articles

Vol. 13 No. 4

Implementing Service-Learning Pedagogy: A Case Example

  • Marina Barnett
  • Paula T. Silver
  • Trindy S. Grundy
January 13, 2010


This article describes a case example of a pedagogical approach that successfully integrates teaching technical skills, knowledge, and civic engagement. Students embarked on a semester-long project to assess the complexities of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit, develop a response to address the concerns of community constituents, and engage in advocacy with local legislators.