New Perspectives In Service-Learning

New Perspectives In Service-Learning

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ISBN-13: 9781593111571
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Series: Advances in Service-Learning Research Ser.
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Part IFoundations
1Service-Learning and the Development of Democratic Universities, Democratic Schools, and Democratic Good Societies in the 21st Century3
2Adding Rigor to Service-Learning Research: An Armchair Economists' Approach23
Part IIImpact of Service-Learning
3A Framework for Assessing Academic Service-Learning Across Disciplines39
4The Impact of K-12 School-Based Service-Learning on Academic Achievement and Student Engagement in Michigan61
5The Long-Term Effects of Undergraduate Service-Learning Programs on Postgraduate Employment Choices, Community Engagement, and Civic Leadership87
6Effects of Intercultural Service-Learning Experiences on Intellectual Development and Intercultural Sensitivity107
7Service-Learning Taken to a New Level Through Community-Based Research: A Win-Win for Campus and Community127
Part IIIInstitutionalization of Service-Learning
8Teacher Perceptions on Implementing Schoolwide Service-Learning151
9Faculty Engagement in Service-Learning: Individual and Organizational Factors at Distinct Institutional Types169
10Institutionalizing Service-Learning Across the University: International Comparisons195
Part IVReflections on Today and Tomorrow
11Service-Learning as Civically Engaged Scholarship: Challenges and Strategies in Higher Education and K-12 Settings221
About the Contributors243
Index247

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