Student Experiences and Educational Outcomes in Community Engagement for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

  • Cathryn Crosby
  • Frederick Brockmeier
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  • ISBN-10: 1522508759
  • ISBN-13: 9781522508755
  • DDC: 371.19
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 306 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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About

Overview

Today’s students face the challenge of finding a career and a passion while facing economic uncertainty. Service learning has the potential to challenge and inspire students as they hone their skills. This book collects and analyzes students’ experiences in diverse service-learning contexts, giving fodder for rethinking strategies and finding optimal pedagogies for successful community engagement. This unique publication is ideal for educators, administrators, policy makers, and students of education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Community Engagement Collaborations Across Curricula and Contexts.
1: Impact of Community Engagement in Higher Education.
2: Experiential Learning, Service Learning, and Engagement in a University ESL Setting:.
3: “It Depends on the Type of Program”: Student Perceptions of Service-Learning.
4: Community Service Learning: Recruiting Psychology Majors for Service in a Low-Income Community.
5: Service-Learning in Action: Students, Inmates, and a Storybook Project.
Community Engagement Online.
6: E-Service-Learning in Virtual Teamwork.
7: Service Learning Online: Preparing to Work in Global Societies with E-Service-Learning.
Further Considerations.
8: Service Learning for the Community College Student.
9: Supporting Graduate Students to Implement Community-Engaged Research.
10: Challenges of Practicing and Honing Leadership Skills through Cross-Cultural Service Learning.
11: Deepening of Critical Thinking Skills through the Use of Civic Engagement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Community Engagement Collaborations Across Curricula and Contexts.
1: Impact of Community Engagement in Higher Education.
2: Experiential Learning, Service Learning, and Engagement in a University ESL Setting:.
3: “It Depends on the Type of Program”: Student Perceptions of Service-Learning.
4: Community Service Learning: Recruiting Psychology Majors for Service in a Low-Income Community.
5: Service-Learning in Action: Students, Inmates, and a Storybook Project.
Community Engagement Online.
6: E-Service-Learning in Virtual Teamwork.
7: Service Learning Online: Preparing to Work in Global Societies with E-Service-Learning.
Further Considerations.
8: Service Learning for the Community College Student.
9: Supporting Graduate Students to Implement Community-Engaged Research.
10: Challenges of Practicing and Honing Leadership Skills through Cross-Cultural Service Learning.
11: Deepening of Critical Thinking Skills through the Use of Civic Engagement.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.