ERIC Number: ED449732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Connecting Past and Present: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in History. AAHE's Series on Service-Learning in the Disciplines.
Harkavy, Ira, Ed.; Donovan, Bill M., Ed.
This volume, 16th in a series about service learning and the academic disciplines, focuses on the ways service learning adds immediacy and relevance to the study of history. The authors of this collection provide answers to why history and service learning should be connected, and they describe strategies to bring this about. The chapters are: (1) "Service-Learning as a Strategy for Advancing the Contemporary University and the Discipline of History" (Bill M. Donovan); (2) "Service-Learning, Academically Based Community Service, and the Historic Mission of the American Urban Research University" (Ira Harkavy); (3) "Emerson's Prophecy" (John Saltmarsh); (4) "Service-Learning and History: Training the Metaphorical Mind" (J. Matthew Gallman); (5) "The Turnerian Frontier: A New Approach to the Study of the American Character" (Michael Zuckerman); (6) "Reflections of a Historian Teaching a Service-Learning Course about Poverty and Homelessness in America" (Albert Camarillo); (7) "History as Public Work" (Elisa von Joeden-Forgey and John Puckett); (8) "Reclaiming the Historical Tradition of Service in the African American Community" (Beverly W. Jones); (9) "Service-Learning as a Tool of Engagement: From Thomas Aquinas to Che Guevara" (Bill M. Donovan); (10) "Serving and Learning in the Chilean Desert" (Marshall C. Eakin); (11) "Classical Studies and the Search for Community" (Ralph M. Rosen); and (12) "The Unspoken Purposes of Service-Learning: Teaching the Holocaust" (Steve Hochstadt). Each chapter contains references. An appendix contains an annotated bibliography of 44 items and a list of contributors to the volume. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, History, Intellectual Disciplines, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Student Participation
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Note: For other documents in this series, see HE 033 726-743. Initial funding for this series was supplied by Campus compact.