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Service-learning : the essence of the pedagogy

Author: Andrew Furco; Shelley Billig
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : Information Age Pub., ©2002.
Series: Advances in service-learning, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A comprehensive exploration of service-learning, this book is divided into five parts: background; theoretical approaches to understanding service-learning; methodological approaches to studying  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Furco; Shelley Billig
ISBN: 1931576572 9781931576574 1931576564 9781931576567
OCLC Number: 300212275
Notes: "A volume in advances in service-learning research"--Couverture.
Description: x, 286 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Community service and service-learning in America / Ivor Pritchard --
Is service-learning really better than community service? / Andrew Furco --
Civil society, social trust, and the implementation of service-learning / James C. Toole --
An application of developmental-contextualism to service-learning / Elizabeth Hill Warter and Jennifer M. Grossman --
Using program theory to build and evaluate service-learning programs / Donald B. Yarbrough and Rahima C. Wade --
Theories guiding outcomes for action research for service-learning / Jean J. Schensul, Marlene Berg, and Monica Brase --
Beyond surveys / Janet Eyler and Dwight E. Giles Jr. --
Methodological challenges and potential solutions for the incorporation of sound community-based research into service-learning / Luciana Lagana and Maureen S. Rubin --
Service-learning as qualitative research / Robert Shumer --
Impact of service-learning on civic attitudes and behaviors of middle and high school youth / Alan Melchior and Lawrence Neil Bailis --
Service-learning in teacher education / Susan Root, Jane Callahan, and Jungsywan Sepanski --
Adoption, implementation, and sustainability of K-12 service-learning / Shelley H. Billig.
Series Title: Advances in service-learning, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Furco and Shelley H. Billig.


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