ERIC Number: EJ452197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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"A Thousand Points of Light" Illuminate the Psychology Curriculum: Volunteering as a Learning Experience.
Raupp, Carol D.; Cohen, David C.
Teaching of Psychology, v19 n1 p25-30 Feb 1992
Discusses a psychology curriculum with two programs for involving students in volunteer community service. Describes an elementary school tutoring within a child psychology course and a program of credit for other volunteer work in a variety of settings. Includes procedures, decisions, pitfalls, and rewards of volunteer placement. Suggests that the experience increases empathy, commitment to community, and self-esteem. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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