Handbook of Research on Service-Learning Initiatives in Teacher Education Programs, 1st Edition

  • Tynisha D. Meidl
  • Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell
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  • ISBN-10: 1522540423
  • ISBN-13: 9781522540427
  • DDC: 370.71
  • 602 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Teacher education programs serve traditional and non-traditional students and develop teachers to enter a range of teaching environments. Approaching teacher education through community involvement and learning objectives helps to effectively prepare teachers to serve local and community needs. The Handbook of Research on Service-Learning Initiatives in Teacher Education Programs provides emerging research on the methods and techniques for educators to strengthen their knowledge regarding the intersection of service learning and field placements. While highlighting topics, such as cultural competency, teacher development, and multicultural education, this book explores the benefits, challenges, and opportunities for employing community service as the driving framework for field experiences. This publication is a vital resource for practitioners, educators, faculty, and administrators seeking current research on the opportunity of field involvement to enhance teacher candidates’ experiences and provide a channel for meaningful learning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership (Aemal) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Historical Perspectives of Field Experiences in Teacher Preparation Programs.
1: Pedagogical Approaches and Service-Learning in Teacher Preparation.
2: Lessons Learned From 15 Years of Service-Learning: Implications for Practice for Teacher Education Programs.
3: Social Foundations of Education and Service Based Field Experiences: Critical Foundations for Socially Just Educators.
Service-Learning Field Experiences to Develop Cultural Competence: When English Is Not Your Only Language.
4: Service-Learning as a Means for Preparing Preservice Teachers to Work With English Language Learners.
5: Service-Learning Field Experiences to Build Intercultural Competence: Teaching and Learning on the U.S.-México Border.
6: The Value of Service-Learning in L2 Teacher Preparation: Engaging in Diverse Contexts.
Service-Learning and Field Experiences: A Means of Being Intentional.
7: REACH for Health: Service-Learning Through Physical Education.
8: Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility in Physical Education Teacher Education: A Service-Learning Application.
9: Using a STEM Camp for Rural Middle School Students to Launch Ambitious Teaching Practices With Pre-Service Teachers.
10: Service-Learning With Students With Exceptionalities: A Commitment to Inclusion in General Education Teacher Preparation.
11: Service-Learning in the Clinical Experience of Alternative Certification Teacher Candidates: Service-Learning as a Mutual Partnership.
12: Developing Online Instructional Resources: Building Organizational Capacity and Promoting Professional Competency.
13: Dealing With the Elephant in the Classroom: Reflections From a Graduate Course That Argues That Race Still Matters in Service Learning!.
Service-Learning and Community Field Experiences: New Variations.
14: Establishing Asset Thinking With Preservice Teachers: Community-Engaged Learning With Young Children From Public Housing.
15: Informing Teaching Through Community Engagement: A New Zealand Approach.
16: Multicultural Education in the Context of Community: Assessing the Impact of Service Learning in Teacher Education.
17: Teaching What We Don't Know: Community-Based Learning as a Tool for Implementing Critical Race Praxis.
18: A Pedagogy of Promise: Critical Service-Learning as Praxis in Community-Engaged, Culturally Responsive Teacher Preparation.
Dispositional Service-Learning Field Experiences.
19: Service-Learning as Service to Teacher Candidates: A Pilot Study at a Midwestern University.
20: Using Service-Learning Field Placements to Radically Transform Teacher Education From the Inside Out: The College Pals Model.
21: Exploring the Impact of Service Learning on Literacy Teachers’ Self-Reported Empathy.
22: “I Didn't Believe Privilege Existed Before This”: Service-Learning in a Multicultural Education Course.
23: A Grand Challenge: Facilitating Service-Learning for Social Justice.
24: Fostering the Disposition to Serve: The Value of First Year Service-Learning Experiences for Pre-Service Teachers.
Global Initiatives of Service Learning Field Experience in Teacher Education.
25: International Service Learning in Practice.
26: Preparing Globally Competent Educators Through Critically Engaging in Service-Learning.
(Moving Toward) a Framework of Service-Learning Field Experiences in Teacher Education.
27: A Typology of Conscious Decision Making for Service Learning Field Experiences: Labeling Practice and Identifying Praxis.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.