ERIC Number: EJ554711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Community Service Learning and the Social Studies Curriculum: Challenges to Effective Practice.
Wade, Rahima C.
Social Studies, v88 n5 p197-202 Sep-Oct 1997
Discusses some of the cultural and logistical challenges faced by service learning projects. Theses challenges include a predisposition toward individualism over collective action, lack of time and emphasis on traditional learning. Provides strategies and approaches for overcoming these challenges. Includes a sample questionnaire for parents and educators. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Benefits, Educational Objectives, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Negative Attitudes, Outcomes of Education, Program Implementation, Public Service, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Social Studies, Student Participation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A