ERIC Number: ED405047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Disciplinary Pathways to Service-Learning.
Droge, David, Ed.
The second in a series on service-learning in the community college, this monograph presents 14 essays by community college faculty, chronicling their experiences in developing service-learning activities. Following two introductory essays describing the current status of service-learning and the purpose and organization of the monograph, the essay, "Service Learning: Theory and Rationale" (Susan J. McAleavey) is presented. The next section provides the following six essays detailing service-learning activities in specific disciplines: "Business and Management" (Sharon Niblock and Norman Kilgore); "Local Stories Local Style: Service-Learning and Composition" (Irena Levy); "Service-Learning and the Humanities" (Robin Fujiwaka); "Service-Learning and Psychology" (Tanya Renner);"Service-Learning and Reading Instruction" (Mavis Hara and Linka Corbin-Mullikin); and "Sociology" (Neghin Modavi). The third section describes service-learning across disciplinary boundaries and contains the following essays: "Developing Service-Learning in Developmental Studies" (Elizabeth Bryer and Carol Gish); "English as a Second Language Courses" (Lin Griffith); "Service-Learning in an Integrated Learning Community Program" (Gerry Rasmussen and Elizabeth Skinner); and "Tribal Colleges: Responding to Cultural Needs" (Kelly Ward). The final section provides resources for further information in the following essays: "Print and Organizational Resources" (Gail Robinson) and "Electronic Resources" (Maria Hesse). (HAA)
Descriptors: Business Education, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Curriculum Enrichment, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), Humanities, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Psychology, School Community Programs, Service Learning, Two Year Colleges
Campus Compact National Center for Community Colleges, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85202 ($20); electronic version available at http://www.mc.maricopa.edu/academic/compact/pathways/toc.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Corporation for National Service.
Authoring Institution: Campus Compact National Center for Community Colleges, Mesa, AZ.
Note: Based upon work supported by the Learn & Serve America: Higher Education program of the Corporation for National Service; for related reports, see JC 970 162 and JC 970 166-165.