Connecting Past and Present

Connecting Past and Present

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This volume, 16th in a series about service learning and the academic disciplines, focuses on the ways service learning adds immediacy and relevance to the study of history. The authors of this collection provide answers to why history and service learning should be connected, and they describe strategies to bring this about. The chapters are: (1) qService-Learning as a Strategy for Advancing the Contemporary University and the Discipline of Historyq (Bill M. Donovan); (2) qService-Learning, Academically Based Community Service, and the Historic Mission of the American Urban Research Universityq (Ira Harkavy); (3) qEmerson's Prophecyq (John Saltmarsh); (4) qService-Learning and History: Training the Metaphorical Mindq (J. Matthew Gallman); (5) qThe Turnerian Frontier: A New Approach to the Study of the American Characterq (Michael Zuckerman); (6) qReflections of a Historian Teaching a Service-Learning Course about Poverty and Homelessness in Americaq (Albert Camarillo); (7) qHistory as Public Workq (Elisa von Joeden-Forgey and John Puckett); (8) qReclaiming the Historical Tradition of Service in the African American Communityq (Beverly W. Jones); (9) qService-Learning as a Tool of Engagement: From Thomas Aquinas to Che Guevaraq (Bill M. Donovan); (10) qServing and Learning in the Chilean Desertq (Marshall C. Eakin); (11) qClassical Studies and the Search for Communityq (Ralph M. Rosen); and (12) qThe Unspoken Purposes of Service-Learning: Teaching the Holocaustq (Steve Hochstadt). Each chapter contains references. An appendix contains an annotated bibliography of 44 items and a list of contributors to the volume. (SLD)Concepts and Models for Service-learning in History Ira Richard Harkavy, Bill M. Donovan, Edward A. Zlotkowski ... Urban History course performing their service as docents at local historical museums or historical societies a€” though surely aanbsp;...

Title:Connecting Past and Present
Author:Ira Richard Harkavy, Bill M. Donovan, Edward A. Zlotkowski
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 2000-01-01


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