This book highlights the work of faculty in many disciplines who have connected service-learning with their teaching and scholarship. The challenge of Christian scholarship in service-learning is to use the scholarly tool of our disciplines, with perspective and goals originating from the faith tradition, to describe how community connections enable us to be agents of renewal in society.
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About the Author
Gail Gunst Heffner is Associate Director for Applied and Community-Based Research, Calvin Center for Social Research, Calvin College.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Preface: James D. Bratt Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Building Community: Creating Social Capital through Service-Learning and Community Development at Faith-Based Liberal Arts Colleges; Listening to Those Who Remember: Service-Learning and Collaborative Research; Reciprocity and Partnership: The Multi Chapter 5 Developing Students: Kantian Moral Education and Service-Learning; Academically Based Service-Learning and the Staging of Community; Lessons in Service-Learning: Dilemma of Guilt, Lesson in Reciprocity; From Tolerance to M.I.N.D. Renewal: Service-Le Chapter 6 Developing Faculty: The Development of an Ethic of Service to a Place: The Calvin Environmental Assessment Program; Transformed Teaching: Service-Learning in a Composition Class- The Assignment of the Lives; Marketing Service: Service-Learning and t Chapter 7 Building Institutional Support: The Development of Academically Based Service-Learning at Calvin College: An Historical Perspective Chapter 8 About the Contributors