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  • Learning through Servingby Christine M. Cress; Peter J. Collier; Vicki L. Reitenauer

    Stylus Publishing 2005; US$ 15.99

    • A student-friendly, self-directed guide to service- learning • Develops the skills needed to succeed • Clearly links service-learning to the learning goals of the course • Combines self-study and peer-study workbook formats with activities that can be incorporated in class, to give teachers maximum flexibility in structuring their... 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...

  • Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learningby Thomas Erlich; Christine M. Cress; David M. Donahue; and Associates

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 25.99

    "This book provides faculty with thought provoking scenarios on how to address dilemmas encountered in implementing service learning. It provides useful illustrations on how ?to handle? the dilemmas without infringing on intellectual freedom, values, or judgment of all parties involved by utilizing civil public discourse and reinforcing the importance... more...

  • Social Responsibility and Sustainabilityby Tracy McDonald; Robert A. Corrigan; Gerald S. Eisman

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99

    This concluding volume in the series presents the work of faculty who have been moved to make sustainability the focus of their work, and to use service learning as one method of teaching sustainability to their students. The opening section of this book offers models for opening students to the awareness of the ecological aspects of sustainability,... more...

  • The Community Engagement and Service Mission of Universitiesby Patricia Inman; Hans G. Schuetze

    NIACE 2010; US$ 28.95

    The untapped energy of universities and other institutions of higher education to address regional issues seems endless. Issues less defined by political boundaries and increasingly defined by place call for a new type of engagement. This book discusses the challenges of engagement, but also the possibilities. more...

  • The Social Context of the School (RLE Edu L)by John Eggleston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own ? its own routine, dress, rules and customs ? which appears to have little relationship... more...

  • The Last Dropoutby Bill Milliken

    Hay House 2007; US$ 1.99 US$ 1.63

    Did you know that we’re battling an epidemic* . . . ? Almost one-third of all high-school students fail to graduate with their class; among minorities, the dropout rate is almost 50 percent. Dropouts are more likely than their peers to be unemployed, live in poverty, have poor health, depend upon social services, and go to jail. The combined loss... more...

  • The Engaged Campusby Dan W. Butin; Scott Seider

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Engaged Campus offers a set of emerging best practices and articulation of critical issues for faculty and administrators committed to developing, strengthening, or expanding majors or minors in community engagement at their respective institutions. more...

  • Adult Civic Engagement in Adult Learningby Muñ; Linda oz; Heide Spruck Wrigley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Take an in-depth look at adult learning and education for citizenship and civic engagement. This issue presents the foundational connections between the adult education and civic engagement movements. It’s filled with studies on adult learning for participatory or deliberate democratic change and engagement at the local grassroots level. Contributors... more...

  • School and Community Interactionsby Andreas Brunold; Bernhard Ohlmeier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 65.94

    Within the European and Asian context scientists from nine different countries are concerned with political and social interactional structures between schools as public institutions and the local political actors which influence the school environment. The contributions give answers to questions regarding the cooperation between school administrations... more...