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  • Organizing for Social Partnershipby David J. Siegel

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    The most complex social challenges ? such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health ? exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for Social Partnershipprovides colleges and universities,... more...

  • Toward a Civil Societyby C. David Lisman

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 31.95

    Addressing the need for marshalling the resources of education to help promote a more civil society, this book argues that education has a critical role to play in challenging the dominant views of politics and education. Service-learning, or academically-based community service is seen as a promising educational pedagogy that can help students acquire... more...

  • Thirteen Steps to Teacher Empowermentby Steven Zemelman; Harry Ross

    Heinemann 2009; US$ 24.38

    Experts talk about teacher empowerment, but 13 Steps to Teacher Empowerment is the first book with direct, easy-to-take steps for teacher self-empowerment.Steven Zemelman and Harry Ross draw from research, the experiences of practicing teachers, and the principles of community organizing. Their steps can make your job more fulfilling and help you achieve:?... more...

  • A Learning Community in the Primary-Grade Classroomby Jere Brophy; Janet Alleman; Barbara Knighton

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    This book, resulting from a collaboration among an educational psychologist, a social studies educator, and a primary teacher, describes in rich detail and illustrates with excerpts from recorded lessons how primary teachers can engage their students in social studies lessons and activities that are structured around powerful ideas and have applications... more...

  • Students Helping Studentsby Fred B. Newton; Steven C. Ender; John N. Gardner

    Wiley 2010; US$ 37.00

    This practical guide is considered the standard for training the thousands of college students who serve as leaders, tutors, counselors, and advisors for their peers. Beginning with a fundamental discussion of student growth and development and current research on the topic, the authors go on to provide learning objectives and exercises to help prepare... more...

  • Higher Education Service-Learning Sourcebookby Robin J. Crews; Henry Rasof

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 139.00

    Service-learning in higher education symbiotically combines community service and academic study--that both fields strengthen in the union is one reason for the movement's increasing popularity. This comprehensive guide to service-learning in colleges and universities includes:||• A-Z encyclopedia of terms and concepts|• Directory of... more...

  • Becoming an Engaged Campusby Carole A. Beere; James C. Votruba; Gail W. Wells; Lee S. Shulman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00

    There is a trend to have universities make a stronger commitment to community engagement. This book offers a how-to resource for campus leaders who want to take a strategic approach to creating change within the university and in relation to the community. It emphasizes what to do to expand community engagement at the university, and explains how... more...

  • The Engaged Universityby David Watson; Robert Hollister; Susan E. Stroud; Elizabeth Babcock

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    The Engaged University is a comprehensive empirical account of the global civic engagement movement in higher education. In universities around the world, something extraordinary is underway. Mobilizing their human and intellectual resources, institutions of higher education are directly tackling community problems ? combating poverty, improving... more...

  • Service-Learning in Asiaby Jun Xing; Carol Hok Ka Ma

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 45.00

    This anthology brings together a distinguished group of service-learning scholars on the development of service learning in Asia around three themes: (1) service-learning and indigenous traditions; (2) service-learning and social justice education; and, (3) service-learning and multicultural education. The book is essential reading for students, educators,... more...

  • The City as Campusby Sharon Haar

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 83.00

    We are witnessing an explosion of universities and campuses nationwide, and urban schools play an important role in shaping the cities outside their walls. In The City as Campus , Sharon Haar uses Chicago as a case study to examine how universities interact with their urban contexts, demonstrating how higher education became integrated with ideas of... more...