ERIC Number: ED462631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Service-Learning: The Essence of the Pedagogy. Advances in Service-Learning Research.
Furco, Andrew, Ed.; Billig, Shelley H., Ed.
This document contains 13 papers on advances in service-learning research. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Andrew Furco, Shelley H. Billig); "Community Service and Service-Learning in America: The State of the Art" (Ivor Pritchard); "Is Service-Learning Really Better Than Community Service? A Study of High School Service Program Outcomes" (Andrew Furco); "Civil Society, Social Trust, and the Implementation of Service-Learning" (James C. Toole); "An Application of Developmental-Contextualism to Service-Learning" (Elizabeth Hill Warter, Jennifer M. Grossman); "Using Program Theory To Build and Evaluate Service-Learning Programs" (Donald B. Yarbrough, Rahima C. Wade); "Theories Guiding Outcomes for Action Research for Service-Learning Programs" (Jean L. Schensul, Marlene Berg, Monica Brase); "Beyond Surveys: Using the Problem Solving Interview to Assess the Impact of Service-Learning on Understanding and Critical Thinking" (Janet Eyler, Dwight E. Giles); "Methodological Challenges and Potential Solutions for the Incorporation of Sound Community-Based Research into Service-Learning" (Luciana Lagana, Maureen S. Rubin); "Service-Learning as Qualitative Research: Creating Curriculum from Inquiry" (Robert Shumer); "Impact of Service-Learning on Civic Attitudes and Behaviors of Middle and High School Youth: Findings from Three National Evaluations" (Alan Melchior, Lawrence Neil Bailis); "Service-Learning in Teacher Education: A Consideration of Qualitative and Quantitative Outcomes" (Susan Root, Jane Callahan, Jungsywan Sepanski); "Adoption, Implementation, and Sustainability of K-12 Service-Learning" (Shelley H. Billig); and "Research Agenda for K-12 Service-Learning: A Proposal to the Field" (Shelley H. Billig, Andrew Furco). All papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Action Research, Citizenship Education, Community Services, Context Effect, Critical Thinking, Definitions, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instruction, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, National Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Program Evaluation, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Research Needs, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Skill Development, Statistical Analysis, Student Participation, Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills
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