ERIC Number: EJ620033
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Meaningful Measurement of Theory-based Service-Learning Outcomes: Making the Case with Quantitative Research.
Bringle, Robert G.; Hatcher, Julie A.
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Special Issue p68-75 Fall 2000
Service learning practitioners must devote more resources to systematic, scientific assessment of service learning outcomes across students, faculty, institutions, and communities. Provides recommendations for generating meaningful information about service learning, including: evaluating hypotheses derived from theory, using multiple-item measures of theoretical constructs, using designs that allow causal inferences, and making appropriate theoretical and practical generalizations from research. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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