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  • Educating Students to Make a Differenceby Joseph R Ferrari; Judith G Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Educating Students to Make-a-Difference covers a range of issues related to service learning, addressing the ?who,? ?why,? and ?so what? of service-learning experiences. It provides information that will aid in the development of service-learning programs and courses. The in-depth studies on student volunteerism found in this book will show you how... more...

  • Linking Home and Schoolby Hugh Waller; Sheila Wolfendale; Jenny Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Service-Learning Essentialsby Barbara Jacoby; Jeffrey Howard

    Wiley 2014; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40

    Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work on this high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has been identified by the Association... more...

  • School and Communityby Catherine Lindsay

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    School and Community discusses a research project that surveys the role of the school in the community as seen by students and their parents and community agencies. It identifies several factors that influence the conceptions and attitudes of students and parents towards education and in particular, the efficacy of contact and communication between... more...

  • My Schoolby Lesley Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...

  • The SAGE Sourcebook of Service-Learning and Civic Engagementby Omobolade Delano-Oriaran; Marguerite W. Penick-Parks; Suzanne Fondrie

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 128.00

    Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: A Sourcebook   focuses on historical, philosophical, social foundations, practices and models of service-learning and civic engagement. The title offers practical, jargon-free chapters applicable to any educational institution as well as community organizations that might consult the work. Key Features... more...

  • The Shaping School Culture Fieldbookby Kent D. Peterson; Terrence E. Deal

    Wiley 2002; US$ 30.00 US$ 26.00

    The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook provides a variety of sources of information, inspiration, and suggestions and includes more than forty field-tested exercises. Each chapter begins with a discussion of the features of culture and the symbolic roles of leaders and is followed by a set of examples that clearly illustrate the ideas. The book is filled... more...

  • Building Partnerships for Service-Learningby Barbara Jacoby and Associates

    Wiley 2003; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40

    It is clear that service-learning has the potential to yield tremendous benefits to students, communities, and institutions of higher education. Increased student learning has been well documented. As communities gain new energy to meet their needs and greater capacity to capitalize on their assets, service-learning enables higher education to fulfill... more...

  • Community-Based Research and Higher Educationby Kerry J. Strand; Nicholas Cutforth; Randy Stoecker; Sam Marullo; Patrick Donohue

    Wiley 2003; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60

    Community-Based Research and Higher Education is the long-awaited guide to how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form of scholarship into academic settings. The book presents a model of community-based research (CBR) that engages community members with students and faculty in the course of their academic work. Unlike traditional academic... more...

  • Effective Schooling for the Communityby Tony Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    This book offers a new perspective on the management of schools by bringing together the knowledge and understanding of school effectiveness and community education. Tony Townsend argues that the core activity of the school, to provide a learning environment for children, should be supplemented by educational activities that service the needs of the... more...