ERIC Number: ED470790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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Service-Learning: Through a Multidisciplinary Lens. Advances in Service Learning Research Series.
Billig, Shelley H., Ed.; Furco, Andrew, Ed.
This document contains 11 papers on researching service learning through a multidisciplinary lens. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Shelley H. Billig, Andrew Furco); "Stretching to Meet the Challenge: Improving the Quality of Research to Improve the Quality of Service-Learning" (Janet Eyler); "Establishing Norms for Scientific Inquiry in Service- Learning" (Andrew Furco, Shelley H. Billig); "Probing and Promoting Teachers' Thinking about Service-Learning: Toward a Theory of Teacher Development" (Mary Sue Ammon); "The Sacred and Profane: Theorising Knowledge Reproduction Processes in a Service-Learning Curriculum" (Janice McMillan); "An Interdisciplinary Study of Service-Learning Predictors and Outcomes among College Students" (Pamela Steinke, Peggy Fitch, Chris Johnson, Fredric Waldstein); "Service-Learning and Student Writing: An Investigation of Effects" (Adrian J. Wurr); "Impact of Service-Learning on Occupational Therapy Students' Awareness and Sense of Responsibility Toward Community" (Rhonda Waskiewicz); "Community Agency Perspectives in Higher Education: Service Learning and Volunteerism" (Andrea Vernon, Lenoar Foster); "Motivating Environmentally Responsible Behavior through Service-Learning" (Beth A. Covitt); "Service-Learning and Academic Outcomes in an Undergraduate Child Development Course" (Kari Knutson Miller, Shu-Chen Yen, Nicole Merino); and "Supporting a Strategic Service-Learning Research Plan" (Shelley H. Billig, Andrew Furco). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Attitude Change, Attitude Measures, Behavior Change, Case Studies, Citizenship Responsibility, College Students, Community Organizations, Conservation (Environment), Data Analysis, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Evaluation Research, Futures (of Society), Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Theories, Models, Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Occupational Therapy, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Improvement, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Projects, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Learning, Statistical Analysis, Strategic Planning, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Improvement, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Study, Volunteers, Writing (Composition)
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Note: Chapters selected by a juried, blind review of papers presented at the Annual International K-H Service-Learning Research Conference (1st, Berkeley, CA, October 21-23, 2001).