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Author Cress, Christine M
Title Learning through Serving : A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines
Imprint Sterling : Stylus Publishing, 2005
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Note Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction   Why a Book aboutLearning through Serving? -- PART ONE Understanding The learning through serving Proposition -- CHAPTER 1 What is Service-learning? -- CHAPTER 2 Building and Maintaining Community Partnerships -- CHAPTER 3 Becoming Community Moving from I to We -- PART TWO Learning the Landscape, Learning the Language -- CHAPTER 4 Groups Are Fun, Groups are not Fun Teamwork for the Common Good -- CHAPTER 5 Creating Cultural Connections Navigating Difference, Investigating Power, Unpacking Privilege -- PART THREE Facilitating Learning and meaning-making inside and outside the Classroom -- CHAPTER 6 Reflection in Action The Learning-Doing Relationship -- CHAPTER 7 Failure with the Best of Intentions When Things Go Wrong -- CHAPTER 8 Expanding Horizons New Views of Course Concepts -- PART FOUR Assessing the Engagement Effort -- CHAPTER 9 Beyond a Grade Are We Making a Difference? The Benefits and Challenges of Evaluating Learning and Serving -- CHAPTER 10 Looking Back, Looking Forward Where Do You Go from Here? -- References -- Index -- The Authors
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 service-learning courses Promotes independent and collaborative learning Equally suitable for courses of a few weeks' or a few months' duration Shows students how to assess progress and communicate end-results Low priced-the ideal companion to disciplinary course readings Methodology and activities extensively tested at Portland State University
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cress, Christine M. Learning through Serving : A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines Sterling : Stylus Publishing,c2005 9781579221188
Subject Service learning -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Community and college -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;Experiential learning -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Alt Author Collier, Peter J
Reitenauer, Vicki L
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