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ERIC Number: ED449728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 222
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56377-012-1
Voices of Strong Democracy: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Communication Studies. AAHE's Series on Service-Learning in the Disciplines.
Droge, David, Ed.; Murphy, Bren Ortega, Ed.
This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. These essays demonstrate some "best practices" for service-learning, providing rigorous learning experiences for students and high-quality service to the community. A Preface by James L. Applegate and Sherwyn P. Morreale, "Service-Learning in Communication: A Natural Partnership," and an Introduction by David Droge and Bren Ortega Murphy, are followed by Part 1, "Program-Level Overviews," including: "Service-Learning in Communication: Why?" (Paul A. Soukup); "Integrating Communication Theory and Practice in Community Settings: Approaches, Opportunities, and Ongoing Challenges" (Christine M. Bachen); "Integrating Service-Learning into the Communication Curriculum at a Research University: From Institutionalization to Assessment of Effectiveness" (Mark J. Bergstrom and Connie Bullis); "Service-Learning at the Graduate Level" (Sally Perkins, Virginia Kidd, and Gerri Smith); and "Faculty Incentives: A Necessity for Integrating Service-Learning" (Kathleen H. Stacey and Chris Wood Foreman.) Part 2, "Service-Learning in Communication Courses," includes "Learning Language, Culture, and Community" (Peggy Hashemipour); "Service-Learning and Interpersonal Communication: Connecting Students with the Community" (Tasha Souza); "Small Group Problem Solving as Academic Service-Learning" (Paul Yelsma); "Performance of Oral Traditions: A Service-Learning Approach" (Kristin Bervig Valentine); "Advocacy in Service of Others: Service-Learning in Argumentation Courses" (Mark A. Pollock); "Giving Students 'All of the Above': Combining Service-Learning with the Public Speaking Course" (Sara Weintraub); "Communication and Social Change: Applied Communication Theory in Service-Learning" (Robbin D. Crabtree); "Community Media as a Pedagogical Laboratory" (Virginia Keller, Jeff Harder, and Craig Kois); "Read All about It! Using Civic Journalism as a Service-Learning Strategy" (Eleanor Novek); "The Communication Campaigns Course as a Model for Incorporating Service-Learning into the Curriculum" (Katherine N. Kinnick); and "Public Relations and Public Service: Integrating Service-Learning into the Public Relations Seminar" (Lynne A. Texter and Michael F. Smith). Part 3, "Reflections and Resources," includes: "Critical Organizational Communication Theory, Feminist Research Methods, and Service-Learning: Praxis as Pedagogy" (Angela Trethewey) and "Communication and Service-Learning: Bridging the Gap" (April R. Kendall). An annotated bibliography of print and electronic references is appended. (All papers include references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For other documents in this series, see HE 033 726-743. Initial funding for this series was supplied by Campus Compact. Published in cooperation with National Communication Association.