Fair Trade Learning Evaluation of a Global Partnership

Roxanne Amerson, Jade Parker-Manderson, Chloe Garrison, Sarah Finleyson, Michelle Kunkle, Cesar Rolando Santos Dominguez


Traditionally, evaluation of global service-learning (SL) programs has been highly focused on student outcomes, rather than community impact. Less documentation exists regarding the impact of SL on the partnerships between the community and higher education. The purposes of this case study are to present the concept of Fair Trade Learning (FTL) as it relates to global SL and demonstrate how the FTL Rubric can be used to evaluate a new global partnership.


community engagement, cultural competency, global service learning, host-community partnerships, program evaluation

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