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New Perspectives in Service-Learning : Research to Advance the Field - Shelley H. Billig

New Perspectives in Service-Learning

Research to Advance the Field

By: Shelley H. Billig (Editor), Marshall Welch (Editor)

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Service-learning, a teaching and learning approach that uses the provision of community service as a vehicle for learning, continues to be of interest to those working in K-12 and higher education. Billig, director of a national study of the impact of service-learning, and Welch (service learning, University of Utah) present selected papers from a

Introductionp. ix
Foundations
Service-Learning and the Development of Democratic Universities, Democratic Schools, and Democratic Good Societies in the 21st Centuryp. 3
Adding Rigor to Service-Learning Research: An Armchair Economists' Approachp. 23
Impact of Service-Learning
A Framework for Assessing Academic Service-Learning Across Disciplinesp. 39
The Impact of K-12 School-Based Service-Learning on Academic Achievement and Student Engagement in Michiganp. 61
The Long-Term Effects of Undergraduate Service-Learning Programs on Postgraduate Employment Choices, Community Engagement, and Civic Leadershipp. 87
Effects of Intercultural Service-Learning Experiences on Intellectual Development and Intercultural Sensitivityp. 107
Service-Learning Taken to a New Level Through Community-Based Research: A Win-Win for Campus and Communityp. 127
Institutionalization of Service-Learning
Teacher Perceptions on Implementing Schoolwide Service-Learningp. 151
Faculty Engagement in Service-Learning: Individual and Organizational Factors at Distinct Institutional Typesp. 169
Institutionalizing Service-Learning Across the University: International Comparisonsp. 195
Reflections on Today and Tomorrow
Service-Learning as Civically Engaged Scholarship: Challenges and Strategies in Higher Education and K-12 Settingsp. 221
About the Contributorsp. 243
Indexp. 247
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ISBN: 9781593111571
ISBN-10: 1593111576
Series: Advances in Service-Learning Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.38