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ERIC Number: EJ891755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-4800
Getting Engaged: Factors Enhancing Perceived Student Benefits from Service-Learning in Business Education
Palmer, Timothy B.; Short, Jeremy C.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v21 n2 p5-28 2010
Service-learning is an instructional method that incorporates community service into the curriculum. The integration of service-learning into business pedagogy provides benefits that are particularly valuable to business students. Yet business educators have been slow to integrate service-learning into their classes. The authors explore the benefits of service-learning through the experiences of 1,530 undergraduate students and compare student gains from service-learning between business majors and students in other disciplines. Furthermore, they note a number of factors that influence evaluations of service-learning. They conclude by providing ideas for incorporating service-learning into business classes and highlight implications for students, faculty, and administrators. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oregon