Service-Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices
September 1996, Jossey-Bass
--Dolores E. Cross, president, Chicago State University
Combining the most current theory and practice in the field of service-learning with many examples from actual campuses, Service-Learning in Higher Education is a comprehensive guide to developing high-quality service-learning experiences both in the curriculum and through student affairs programs.
FOUNDATIONS AND PRINCIPLES OF SERVICE-LEARNING.
1. Service-Learning in Today's Higher Education (Barbara Jacoby).
2. Principles of Good Practice in Service-Learning (Suzanne D. Mintz & Garry W. Hesser).
3. Enhancing Student Learning and Development Through Service-Learning (Marylu K. McEwen).
4. Developing Campus-Community Relationships (Catherine R. Gugerty & Erin D. Swezey).
DESIGNING A SPECTRUM OF SERVICE-LEARNING EXPERIENCES.
5. One-Time and Short-Term Service-Learning Experiences (Mark D. McCarthy).
6. Ongoing Cocurricular Service-Learning (Cesie Delve Scheuermann).
7. Service-Learning in the Curriculum (Sandra L. Enos & Marie L. Troppe).
8. Intensive Service-Learning Experiences (Gail Albert).
9. Integrating Service-Learning Experiences into Postcollege Choices (Irene S. Fisher).
ORGANIZATIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND POLICY ISSUES.
10. Starting a Service-Learning Program (Diana A. Bucco & Julie A. Busch).
11. Administering Successful Service-Learning Programs (Penny Rue).
12. Issues Related to Integrating Service-Learning into the Curriculum (Keith Morton).
13. Institutionalizing Service-Learning (Sharon Rubin).
14. Securing the Future of Service-Learning in Higher Education: A Mandate for Action (Barbara Jacoby).
?Rooted in Dewey, building on the work of the National Society for Experiential Education and its predecessors, this comprehensive volume is useful for experienced practitioners and newcomers alike. Academic deans, department heads, and faculty members will profit mightily from its solid combination of conceptual underpinnings and specific institutional examples.? (Arthur W. Chickering, professor, George Mason University)