ERIC Number: EJ629664
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Comparing the Effects of Community Service and Service-Learning.
Vogelgesang, Lori J.; Astin, Alexander W.
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, v7 p25-34 Fall 2000
Compared course-based service learning and generic community service through a quantitative, longitudinal look at over 22,000 students at diverse colleges and universities. Compared student outcomes related to values and beliefs, academic skills, leadership, and future plans. Of particular interest was the finding that connecting service with academic course material does enhance the development of cognitive skills. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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