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ERIC Number: EJ1103136
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
The Developmental Characteristics of Engagement in Service-Learning for Chinese College Students
Guo, Fangfang; Yao, Meilin; Zong, Xiaoli; Yan, Wenfan
Journal of College Student Development, v57 n4 p447-459 May 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the development characteristics of Chinese college students' engagement during a service-learning project with a case study method: 273 reflective journals from 31 college students who participated in service-learning were analyzed. Results indicated that students' overall engagement showed 4 developmental stages: confusion and hesitancy, enlightenment and enthusiasm, fluctuation and adjustment, and stabilization and routinization. Also, the individual differences were investigated and demonstrated in following 3 categories: enthusiastic & fragile, regulatory & flexible, and persistent & resilient.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China