New Book: Deconstructing Service-Learning

Posted by on November 14, 2003

Deconstructing Service-Learning: Research Exploring Context, Participation, and Impacts
Edited by: Shelley H. Billig, RMC Research Corporation, Denver, and Janet Eyler, Vanderbilt University


Introduction, Janet Eyler and Shelley H. Billig.

Part I: Challenges for Service-Learning Research. Enhancing Theory-Based Research Service-Learning, Robert G. Bringle.

Part II: The Influence of Context.
The Missing Link: Exploring the Context of Learning in Service-Learning, Deborah Hecht.
Dilemmas of Service-Learning Teachers, Katherine M. Kapustka.

Part III: Institutionalization of Service-Learning.
The Diffusion of Academic Service-Learning in Teacher Education: A Case Study Approach, Jane Callahan and Susan Root.
The Sustaining Factors of Service-Learning at a National Leader School: A Case Study, Bruce J. Pontbriand.

Part IV: The Role of Community in Service-Learning.
Finding the Community in the Service-Learning Research: The 3-“I” Model, Melinda Clarke.
Ethical Relationships in Service-Learning Partnerships, Marjorie A. Schaffer, Jenell Williams Paris, and Kristin Vogel.

Part V: Impact of Service-Learning on Students.
Using Written Protocols to Measure Service-Learning Outcomes, Pamela Steinke and Peggy Fitch.
Service and Motivation to Serve: An Exploration and Model, Christine M. Stenson, Janet Eyler, and Dwight Giles.
Service-Learning and Resilience in Disaffected Youth: A Research Study, Nancy Kraft and Jim Wheeler.

Part VI: International Perspectives.
Service-Learning Internationally: Developing a Global Civil Society, John Annette.

Part VII: The State of the Field.
The State of Service-Learning and Service-Learning Research, Shelley H. Billig and Janet Eyler.

2003, 276 pp. Paperback: ISBN: 1-931576-80-7 $31.95 Hard Cover: ISBN: 1-931576-81-5 $65.95

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