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ERIC Number: ED442690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Pages: 70
Abstractor: N/A
Recent Dissertations on Service and Service-Learning Topics.
Shumer, Robert; Treacy, Ann; Hengel, Madeleine S.; O'Donnell, Lily
A brief literature review of dissertations from 1990 onward reveals that more than 110 studies have been completed on service and related topics. The intent of this literature review was to identify those academic studies. The collection of titles, authors, and abstract summaries presented focuses on the number and diversity of studies available. The review is divided into 16 chapters: (1) "Adult Service-Learning" (7 citations); (2) "Attitudes" (1 citation); (3) "Civic Education" (12 citations); (4) "Community Service" (29 citations); (5) "Disciplines" (7 citations); (6) "Diversity" (4 citations); (7) "Assessment Models" (29 citations); (8) "Personnel" (21 citations); (9) "Post-Secondary" (27 citations); (10) "Effects" (56 citations); (11) "Cross-Age Studies" (4 citations); (12)"Formal Schooling" (20 citations); (13) "Literature Reviews" (17 citations); (14) "Employment-Related Topics" (12 citations); (15) "Program Development" (12 citations); and (16) "Youth Development" (48 citations). Indexes are by authors, advisers, and universities. (BT)
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Corporation for National Service.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. National Service-Learning Cooperative Clearinghouse.