ERIC Number: EJ522428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Service Learning: An Introduction to Its Theory, Practice, and Effects.
Kraft, Richard J.
Education and Urban Society, v28 n2 p131-59 Feb 1996
Discusses the current movement of volunteerism and service learning, reviews some of its historical and sociological antecedents, defines some of the related terms, and reports on some findings from research and evaluation on the effects it has on participants and society. The author also provides a review of several related articles involving learning through volunteerism. (GR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Agents, Citizenship Responsibility, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, History, Moral Values, Postsecondary Education, Public Service, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Social Attitudes, Social Science Research, Student Attitudes, Surveys, Value Judgment, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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IES Cited: ED482966