ERIC Number: ED461538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Peer Consultant Initiative Handbook. 1st Edition.
Toole, Pamela, Ed.; Gorak, Kathleen, Ed.; Warnes, Rebecca, Ed.
This handbook was developed for those selected as part of the Kellogg Peer Consultant Initiative which seeks to promote the inclusion of service-learning into core academic curricula. Consultants provide teacher education programs and technical support to those educators developing new programs or strengthening existing programs. The manual is divided into four sections. Essays include: "An Overview of the Peer Consultant Initiative" (Joel Longie); "The Role of the Peer Consultants" (Becky Warnes); "The Role of the Youth Peer Consultants" (Becky Warnes); "The Art of Presenting" (Carolyn Elliot); "Consulting and Facilitation Skills" (James Toole; Pamela Toole; Stella Raudenbausch); "Service-Learning and the Power of Participation: Schools, Communities, and Learning" (Robert Shumer); "A Multicultural Perspective on Service-Learning"; "Culture and Context in Service-Learning Education: A Native American Perspective" (McClellan Hall; John Guffey); "Service-Learning with Students with Disabilities" (Maryland Student Service Alliance); "Service-Learning: An Educational Process for Teaching and Learning" (Carol Kinsley); "Definition of Service-Learning"; "Alternative Program Models" (James Toole; Pamela Toole); "Joining Together with Community Partners" (Ingrid Sausjord); "Preparation for Service-Learning" (Marty Duckenfield; Jan Wright); "Curriculum Integration of Service Learning' (Marty Duckenfield; Jan Wright); "Developing a Community Service-Learning Unit" (Carol Kinsley); "Reflection" (Harry C. Silcox); "Celebration" (Harry C. Silcox); "Framing Assessment and Evaluation for Effective Programs" (Kate McPherson; Lynn Campbell; Steve Schuman); and "Organizational Issues: Liability, Transportation, and Scheduling" (James Toole; Pamela Toole); "Questions Most Commonly Asked of a Regional Resource Person" (Kate McPherson); "Sample Training Agendas"; and "Forms." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Peer Influence, Peer Relationship, Peer Teaching, Public Service, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Student Participation
Peer Consultant Initiative, National Service Learning Cooperative/Clearinghouse, University of Minnesota, College of Education, R-290 Vocational and Technical Education Building, 1954 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6197 ($29.95 plus $5 for shipping and handling). Tel: 800-808-7378 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Mich.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. National Information Center for Service-Learning.
Note: Bibliography and "A Multicultural Perspective on Service Learning" (Section G) not available from ERIC.