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

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 31.99

    International Service Learning (ISL) borrows from the domains of service learning, study abroad, and international education to create a new pedagogy that adds new and unique value from this combination. It is a high-impact pedagogy with the potential to improve students’ academic attainment, contribute to their personal growth, and develop global... more...

  • Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learningby Christine M. Cress; David M. Donahue

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 21.99

    Recognizing that teaching, in general, and service- learning, in particular, are inherently political, this book faces up to the resulting predicaments that inevitably arise in the classroom. By framing them as a vital and productive part of the process of teaching and learning for political engagement, this book offers the reader new ways to think... more...

  • Social Responsibility and Sustainabilityby Tracy McDonald

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99

    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 Engaged Campusby Dan W. Butin; Scott Seider

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00

    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

    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 2012; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Research on Service Learning V2Aby Patti H. Clayton; Robert G. Bringle; Julie A. Hatcher

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 35.99

    The purpose of this work is to improve service learning research and practice through strengthening its theoretical base. Contributing authors include both well-known and emerging service learning and community engagement scholars, as well as scholars from other fields. The authors bring theoretical perspectives from a wide variety of disciplines to... more...

  • Research on Service Learning V2Bby Patti H. Clayton; Robert G. Bringle; Julie A. Hatcher

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 35.99

    The purpose of this work is to improve service learning research and practice through strengthening its theoretical base. Contributing authors include both well-known and emerging service learning and community engagement scholars, as well as scholars from other fields. The authors bring theoretical perspectives from a wide variety of disciplines to... more...