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  • Quick Hits for Service-Learningby M. A. Cooksey; Kimberly T. Olivares

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    Service-learning, the integration of classroom instruction with community service projects, is rapidly gaining momentum as a successful teaching and learning strategy that benefits both students and their communities. Quick Hits for Service-Learning presents more than 80 examples of innovative curricula,... more...

  • Service-Learning in Theory and Practiceby Dan W. Butin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a cutting edge analysis of the rise and expansion of the community engagement movement in general and the service-learning field in specific. more...

  • Small Schools, Education, and the Importance of Communityby Tim L. Adsit

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 33.99

    This book focuses on three successful approaches for using the school as a catalyst for community development and revitalization, particularly in rural areas. The strategies also work well in suburban and urban areas. Succesful case studies are also included. more...

  • The Parent Projectby James Vopat

    Stenhouse Publishers 1994; US$ 24.99

    Involving parents in their children's schooling is a matter of intense concern in North America. Teachers and administrators want to construct a program that creates positive involvement. This is especially critical for Chapter I schools that are mandated to use a portion of their funds for home-and-school programs. Jim Vopat believes that parental... more...

  • Student learning from community engagementby Juliet Millican

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    While the different forms of student-community engagement emerge from a range different histories they share the aim of developing more rounded and competent professionals and value both academic and practitioner knowledge. Although such programmes are not new they are becoming more significant internationally, particularly in relation to questions... more...

  • Zwischen Familie und Klassenlehrerby Gunther Graßhoff

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 31.33

    Gunther Graßhoff untersucht fallrekonstruktiv das komplexe Zusammenwirken von schulischen und familialen Generationsbeziehungen von jugendlichen Waldorfschülern. Während die Waldorfschule an einem traditionellen, auf Autorität und Vorbild beruhenden Lehrer-Schüler-Konzept festhält, muss man in der Beziehung zwischen Eltern und Heranwachsenden von Prozessen... more...

  • Universität und Lebensweltby Wieland Jäger; Rainer Schützeichel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 40.29

    Universitäten sind gegenwärtig einem Sog von Reformen und enormen Belastungen ausgesetzt, die ihre Lebenswelt, aber auch die Beziehungen zu ihrer lebensweltlichen Umwelt stark verändern. Die Beiträge in diesem Band gehen diesen Veränderungsprozessen nach. Sie thematisieren epistemologische wie organisatorische Fragen, befassen sich mit Autobiographien... more...

  • Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edgeby Constance A. Flanagan; Brian D. Christens

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth... more...

  • Developing Social Justice Alliesby Robert D. Reason; Ellen M. Broido; Tracy Davis; Nancy J. Evans

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    The fiftieth anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision (1954) called us as student affairs professionals to reconsider and reaffirm our commitment to social justice. This issue is a call to action to student affairs professionals who are working as social justice allies, those with a commitment to make their college campuses a place where... more...

  • International Service Learningby Robert G. Bringle; Julie A. Hatcher; Steven G. Jones

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 31.99

    This book focuses on conducting research on International Service Learning, which includes developing and evaluating hypotheses about ISL outcomes and measuring its impact on students, faculty, and communities. Individual chapters discuss conceptual frameworks, research design issues, and measurement strategies related to student learning outcomes;... more...