Service-Learning in Higher Education

Service-Learning in Higher Education

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This book emerges from the discourse of the Third International Symposium on Service-Learning held at the University of Indianapolis in Athens, Greece, in November 2009 as part of the biennial collection of papers on service-learning. This fourth collection highlights service-learning (SL) theories and methods in higher education, presents selected case studies of local projects that exemplify the theories and methods in action, and points the way toward future possibilities for international partnerships. Part One demonstrates how practitioners have translated SL theory into model programs of best practices. Part Two examines nationally based SL experiences that enrich indigenous local communities, national communities, and teaching institutions. Part Three explores international SL (ISL) programs with their unique reciprocal national relationships, hybrid methodologies, and site-specific challenges. Part Four covers networking national SL settings to international venues while forecasting SL concepts that span academic disciplines and geographic distances. The selected papers in this collection were contributed by educators in twenty-three universities in four countries.... 1, 237, 242 Indiana University School of Dentistry, 203 Indianapolis Baxter YMCA, 147, 148, 149 indirect benefits and costs, 243 insider ... 17 interior design projects, 133-143 international partnerships, 192, 233 international service- learning development of model for, ... in Social Work, 250 Lingnan University, 89 literacy for street children in Ghana, 194-195 literacy rates in Africa, 195-196 Liu, Jianmin, anbsp;...

Title:Service-Learning in Higher Education
Author:Phylis Lan Lin
Publisher:University Press - 2010-10


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