ERIC Number: EJ554732
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Theoretical Underpinnings of Service Learning.
Carver, Rebecca Lynn
Theory into Practice, v36 n3 p143-49 Sum 1997
Introduces the range of goals that service learning promises to achieve, noting specific principles that can help meet those goals. Information is based on a six-year study of experiential education combining academic and field research. A conceptual framework for organizing the planning, development, and evaluation of service and experiential learning is presented. (SM)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Educational Objectives, Educational Theories, Experiential Learning, Program Development, Public Education, School Community Programs, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Service Learning, Student Experience, Student Participation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Community Service Learning."