ERIC Number: ED403825
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Journey to Service-Learning: Experiences from Independent Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities.
Sigmon, Robert L.; And Others
This collection of 17 papers focuses on the important role of service-learning in the education of students at liberal arts colleges, drawing on the activities of the Learning and Service Alliance sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). They include: (1) "An Introduction to Service-Learning" (Robert L. Sigmon); (2) "The Problem of Definitions in Service-Learning" (Robert L. Sigmon; (3) "Design Considerations" (Robert L. Sigmon); (4) "The Reflective Arts" (Robert L. Sigmon); (5) "Among True Partners" (Judy Harvey); (6) "Voices from the Citizens in the Community" (Damita J. Dandridge and Barbara S. Frankle); (7) "The Community and Service-Learning" (Thomas Plaut and others); (8) "The Voice of Students in Service-Learning" (Ralph Corrigan); (9) "Faculty on Service-Learning" (John Reiff and others); (10) "Linking Service and Scholarship" (John W. Eby); (11) "Connecting Head, Heart, and Hands" (Richard Slimbach); (12) "Philosophy 115: Ethical Practice" (Yoram Lubling); (13) "Service-Learning and Career Development" (Matthew R. Berndt); (14) "Evaluating a New Service-Learning Program" (Grace Ann Witte and others); (15) "Suggestions from Practitioners"; (16) "College/Workplace Service-Learning Connections" (Robert L. Sigmon); and (17) "Continuing the Journey to Service-Learning: A Fable" (Robert L. Sigmon). Three appendixes provide a service-learning timeline, a summary of CIC's service-learning initiative, and selected service-learning resources. (MDM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Private Colleges, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Public Service, Scholarship, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Council of Independent Colleges, One Dupont Circle, Suite 320, Washington, DC 20036-1110 ($20 members; $25 non-members, prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Independent Colleges, Washington, DC.