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Connecting classes and communities with conservation

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Effective conservation aims to integrate, rather than compete, with the needs of the human communities that share the landscape with biological communities. This chapter includes tips for planning, ... More


John Dewey, Participatory Democracy, and University-Community Partnerships

Robert Innes, Leigh Gilchrist, Susan Friedman, and Kristen Tompkins

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The educational philosophy of John Dewey and the contemporary constructivist learning theories that have evolved from his pragmatist perspective provide a foundation for guiding efforts to introduce ... More


The Field School in Intercultural Education as a Model for International Service-Learning and Collaborative Action-Research Training

Holly L. Karakos, Benjamin W. Fisher, Joanna Geller, Laurel Lunn, Neal A. Palmer, Douglas D. Perkins, Nikolay Mihaylov, William L. Partridge, and Sharon Shields

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The HOD field school is an experiential learning program designed to promote the development of university students and community partners as they work together toward integrating research and action ... More


Service Learning in Interpreting Education: Living and Learning

Christine Monikowski and Rico Peterson

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the value of incorporating a service learning (SL) approach to interpreting education. SL is a way to balance the playing field in terms of deaf representation in curriculums ... More


Service-learning Models in the Asia-Pacific Region and Lady Doak College

J. Chithra and Helen Mary Jacqueline

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter reviews a wide range of models practiced in Asia and other countries, including discipline-related, course-related and module-related service-learning programs. Readers are encouraged to ... More


Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Jun Xing (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Service-learning is a form of experiential education that combines academic study with community service. Learning occurs as students work with others through applying their academic knowledge to ... More


Teaching Democracy Through Community Service

Benjamin R. Barber

in An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter proposes a service learning approach to civic education the United States. It reviews the American conception of service and citizenship that may serve as the context for any program of ... More


Fostering Psychologically Literate Citizens: A Canadian Perspective

Steve Charlton and Jocelyn Lymburner

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0060
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that a desired outcome of an undergraduate education in psychology should be the development of psychological literacy. Psychological literacy includes skills such as critical ... More


Psychological Literacy: Bridging Citizenship and Character

Bryan W. Sokol and Janet E. Kuebli

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0067
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Building on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s claim that “Intelligence plus character… is the goal of true education,” this chapter explores the parallels between character development and psychological ... More


“We Make the Road by Stumbling”: Aristotle, Service-Learning, and Justice

Roger Bergman

in Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues for well-integrated service-learning as an effective pedagogy for justice. Students in such programs often report experiencing painful emotions in homeless shelters and other ... More


Feminist Pedagogy, the Ignatian Paradigm, and Service-Learning: Distinctive Roots, Common Objectives, and Intriguing Challenges

Robbin D. Crabtree, Joseph A. Defeo, and Melissa M. Quan

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Many alternative or “liberatory” pedagogies share common or related philosophical roots and have evolved through decades (and in some cases centuries) of debate about the role of education in ... More


Bridging Classrooms to Communities in Service-learning Programs

Charn Mayot

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the concept of service-learning and its development in the West and in Thailand. The experience of integrating service-learning as a co-curricular activity at Assumption ... More


An Appreciation of Cross-cultural Differences through International Service-learning at International Christian University, Japan

Yutaka Sato, Florence McCarthy, Mutsuko Murakami, Takashi Nishio, and Kano Yamamoto

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is a description of the leadership role played by the International Christian University (ICU) in developing service-learning programs in Asia. It furnishes a brief history of ... More


Intercultural Service-learning and Multicultural Symbiosis

Enrique G. Oracion

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides a well-documented study of the International Service-Learning Model Program (ISLMP) program hosted by Silliman University in the Philippines. The program was initiated by the ... More


Service-learning in University Curricula: A Case Study at Fu Jen Catholic University

Jen-Chi Yen and Bai-Chuan Yang

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is a field report from Fu Jen Catholic University, one of the leaders in service-learning in Taiwan. The case study epitomizes the philosophy of Fu Jen Catholic University in the ... More


A Cross-cultural Service-learning Program Model: W.T. Chan Fellowships Program

Jane Szutu Permaul

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Using David Kolb's experiential learning theory as its methodology, this chapter reviews the effectiveness of the W.T. Chan Fellowships Program sponsored by the Lingnan Foundation in the United ... More


Jazz Dance as a Gateway to Community Engagement

Lynnette Young Overby

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0027
Subject:
Music, Dance

Community engagement has become an important mission of colleges and universities as they attempt to make meaningful connections between academic goals and community needs. Through service learning, ... More


A Conceptual Framework for Preparing Students for Civic Participation

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter Four explores the political theory and educational policy literature relevant to civic preparation. It draws on this literature to develop a conceptual framework that emphasizes the need to ... More


Integrative Undergraduate Education

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Chapter 9 considers interdisciplinarity in the context of undergraduate education. Evidence on the prevalence of cross-listed courses, team-taught classes and dual majors is presented that suggests ... More


How Vocation Integrates: The Virtue of Community

William M. Sullivan

in Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190499242
eISBN:
9780190499273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499242.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 presents three very different examples one of the PTEV’s key strengths: the ability to foster communities of learning around vocational themes. The largely first-generation students at Our ... More


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