ERIC Number: ED416179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Learning with the Community: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Teacher Education. AAHE's Series on Service-Learning in the Disciplines.
Erickson, Joseph A.; Anderson, Jeffrey B.
This monograph is an attempt to bring together the best recent work in the field to assist teacher educators in developing successful service-learning in their programs and to promote policies and procedures that will foster successful service-learning activities at the local, state, and national levels. Part 1: "Theory, Research, and Foundational Issues" includes chapters entitled "Service-Learning: An Essential Process for Preparing Teachers as Transformational Leaders in the Reform of Public Education" (Carol Myers and Terry Pickeral); "School-Based Service: A Review of Research for Teacher Educators" (Susan C. Root); "Service-Learning and Evaluation: An Inseparable Process" (Robert Shumer); "Service-Learning Professional Development for Experienced Teachers" (Don Hill and Denise Clark Pope); and "Teacher Education and Service-Learning: A Critical Perspective" (Robert Shumer). Part 2: "Diverse Perspectives of Service-Learning and Teacher Education" includes chapters entitled: "Introduction to Part 2" (Joseph A. Erickson); "Working with Preservice Teachers to Improve Service-Learning: A Master Teacher's Perspective" (Christine Hunstiger Keithahn); "A Recent Teacher Education Graduate's View of Service-Learning" (Theresa J. H. Magelssen); "A K-12 Administrator's Perspective" (Mary J. Syfax Noble); "A Service Recipient's Perspective" (Janet Salo, with Susan O'Connor); "Collaborating with the Community: A Campus-Based Teacher Educator's Story" (Rahima C. Wade) and "Turtle Island Project: Service-Learning in Native Communities" (John Guffey). Part 3: "Models for the Integration of Service-Learning and Teacher Education" includes chapters entitled: "Introduction to Part 3" (Jeffrey B. Anderson); "James Madison University" (Diane Fuqua); "Kentucky State University" (Carole A. Cobb); "Clark Atlanta University" (William H. Denton); "Valparaiso University" (Jose Arredondo); "Alverno College" (Julie A. Stoffels); "Gustavus Adolphus College" (Carolyn O'Grady); "Washington State University" (Gerald H. Maring); "California State University-San Marcos" (Joseph F. Keating); "Mankato State University" (Darrol Bussler); "Clemson University" (Carol Weatherford, Marty Duckenfield, and Janet Wright); "Augsburg College" (Vicki L. Olson and Susan O'Connor); "University of Iowa" (Rahima Wade); Ryan); "Seattle University" (Jeffrey B. Anderson); "Providence College" (Jane Callahan and Lynne Ryan). (Contains seven figures, an annotated bibliography, and an appendix, which includes a list of service-learning resources and contributors.) (LH)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Master Teachers, Models, Personal Narratives, Preservice Teacher Education, School Community Relationship, Service Learning
American Association for Higher Education, One Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1110, telephone: 202-293-6440; fax: 202-293-0073.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.; American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.