Service-learning Through a Multidisciplinary Lens

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Shelley Billig, Andrew Furco
IAP, Jan 1, 2002 - Education - 234 pages
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A multidisciplinary investigation of service-learning. The papers are divided into sections on: dimensions of service-learning research; theoretical perspectives on service-learning; service-learning and the disciplines; the impacts on service-learning participants; and future directions.
  

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Stretching to Meet the Challenge Improving the Quality of Research to Improve the Quality of ServiceLearning
3
Establishing Norms for Scientific Inquiry in ServiceLearning
15
Probing and Promoting Teachers Thinking About ServiceLearning Toward a Theory of Teacher Development
33
The Sacred and Profane Theorising Knowledge Reproduction Processes in a ServiceLearning Curriculum
55
An Interdisciplinary Study of ServiceLearning Predictors and Outcomes Among College Students
73
ServiceLearning and Student Writing An Investigation of Effects
103
Impact of ServiceLearning on Occupational Therapy Students Awareness and Sense of Responsibility Toward Community
123
Community Agency Perspectives in Higher Education ServiceLearning and Volunteerism
153
Motivating Environmentally Responsible Behavior Through ServiceLearning
177
ServiceLearning and Academic Outcomes in an Undergraduate Child Development Course
199
Supporting a Strategic ServiceLearning Research Plan
217
About the Authors
231
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