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ERIC Number: ED462631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 285
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ISBN: ISBN-1-931576-56-4
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)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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