With Service in Mind

With Service in Mind

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This book begins with six articles that address how psychological theory, research, and practice bear on collaborating with communities, interpreting changes in students, and using psychological techniques to understand and act on social problems. The remaining articles demonstrate how service-learning can be effectively integrated into a variety of psychology courses so that student learning is enhanced in breadth and depth. Woven through all of the chapters are the five values that Prilleltensky (1997) identifies as most salient for how psychologists can foster the good life: compassion, self-determination, human diversity, collaboration and democratic participation, and distributive justice. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).In the course of working with individuals from other cultures, the students exchanged information and were encouraged to examine their own beliefs, to question ... The third year, they kept a class journal in addition to the reflection paper.

Title:With Service in Mind
Author:Robert G. Bringle, Donna Killian Duffy, American Association for Higher Education, American Psychological Association
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 1998-01-01


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