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Service-Learning : through a Multidisciplinary Lens - Shelley H. Billig

Service-Learning

through a Multidisciplinary Lens

By: Shelley H. Billig (Editor), Andrew Furco (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 2002
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A multidisciplinary investigation of service-learning. The papers are divided into sections on: dimensions of service-learning research; theoretical perspectives on service-learning; service-learning and the disciplines; the impacts on service-learning participants; and future directions.

Introductionp. ix
Dimensions of Service-Learning Research
Stretching to Meet the Challenge: Improving the Quality of Research to Improve the Quality of Service-Learningp. 3
Establishing Norms for Scientific Inquiry in Service-Learningp. 15
Theoretical Perspective on Service-Learning
Probing and Promoting Teachers' Thinking About Service-Learning: Toward a Theory of Teacher Developmentp. 33
The Sacred and Profane: Theorising Knowledge Reproduction Processes in a Service-Learning Curriculump. 55
Service-Learning and the Disciplines
An Interdisciplinary Study of Service-Learning Predictors and Outcomes Among College Studentsp. 73
Service-Learning and Student Writing: An Investigation of Effectsp. 103
Impact of Service-Learning on Occupational Therapy Students' Awareness and Sense of Responsibility Toward Communityp. 123
The Impacts on Service-Learning Participants
Community Agency Perspectives in Higher Education Service-Learning and Volunteerismp. 153
Motivating Environmentally Responsible Behavior Through Service-Learningp. 177
Service-Learning and Academic Outcomes in an Undergraduate Child Development Coursep. 199
Future Directions in Service-Learning Research
Supporting a Strategic Service-Learning Research Planp. 217
About the Authorsp. 231
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ISBN: 9781931576819
ISBN-10: 1931576815
Series: Advances in Service-Learning Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.53