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ERIC Number: EJ831340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-1076-0180
Faculty Use of Service-Learning: Perceptions, Motivations, and Impediments for the Human Sciences
Banerjee, Madhumita; Hausafus, Cheryl O.
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, v14 n1 p32-45 Fall 2007
This study examines characteristics of human sciences/Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) faculty who do and do not incorporate service-learning in their teaching, examines their perceptions about service-learning as an effective teaching strategy, and identifies the factors that motivate and deter use of service-learning. Survey results from 368 human sciences/FCS faculty members in institutions of higher education across the United States perceive service-learning to be an effective tool for learning and teaching within the human sciences. (Contains 9 tables.)
Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, University of Michigan. 1024 Hill Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3310. Tel: 734-647-7402; Fax: 734-647-7464; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A