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Katz, Zivah Perel

Service-Learning at the American Community College

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Amy E. Traver, Zivah Perel Katz

Part I. Service-Learning and Community Colleges

2. The Roots of Service-Learning as a Basis for Advancing the Civic Mission of Community Colleges
Robert G. Bringle, Kathleen E. Edwards, Patti H. Clayton

3. The Community’s College: Contextualizing Service-Learning in the Mission and Development of Community Colleges
Vanessa Smith Morest

Part II. Service-Learning in Diverse Community College Contexts

4. Hitting Close to Home: When Service-Learners Serve Their Own
Heather B. Wylie

5. Service-Learning and Immigrant-Origin Community College Students: How and Why Project Design Matters
Amy E. Traver, Zivah Perel Katz, Michael Bradley

6. Connecting Past and Present: Nontraditional Learner and Practitioner Experiences through Service-Learning
Suzanne M. Buglione, Amanda Wittman

7. Race, Ethnicity, and Service-Learning: Understanding Access and Equity Using a Critical Quantitative Approach
Drew Allen, Diana Strumbos, Janelle Clay

Part III. Service-Learning and Student Success in Community Colleges

8. Service-Learning: A Vehicle for Enhancing Academic Performance and Retention among Community College Developmental Reading and Writing Students
Regina A. Rochford

9. Connect2Complete: Combining Service-Learning and Peer Advocates to Increase Student Success in Developmental Education
Shana Berger, Donna Duffy

10. Promoting Community College Student Transfer: The Role of Service-Learning
Jaime Lester, Carrie Klein

11. The Prism Effect of Service-Learning
Mary Prentice, Gail Robinson

12. Service-Learning’s Role in Achieving Institutional Outcomes: Engagement, Learning, and Achievement
Yao Zhang Hill, Tanya Renner, Francisco Acoba, Krista Hiser, Robert W. Franco

Part IV. Service-Learning as Community and Community College Nexus

13. Community College Service-Learning Programs: The Well-Traveled Path to Civic Engagement
Mary Prentice

14. Service-Learning and the Acquisition of Social Capital in the Community College Setting
Amy Pucino, Thomas Penniston

15. Service-Learning as a Pedagogical Tool for Career Development and Vocational Training
Sharon Ellerton, Cristina Meo, Arlene Kemmerer, Josephine Pantaleo, Mary Bandziukas, Michael Bradley, Victor Fichera

16. Mapping Routes to Our Roots: Student Civic Engagement in Transportation Planning
Rebecca M. Townsend

Part V. Future Directions and Considerations in Service-Learning and Service-Learning Research at Community Colleges

17. Overcoming Obstacles for Involving Part-Time Faculty in Service-Learning
Daniel Maxey, Adrianna Kezar

18. Service-Learning among “Nontraditional” College Students: Contexts, Trends, and Implications
Shannon S. Fleishman, Kristina Brezicha, Travis York

19. Best Practices in Researching Service-Learning at Community Colleges
Amanda Taggart, Gloria Crisp

Part VI. Concluding Reflections on Service-Learning and Community Colleges

20. The Idea of Place
Scott Evenbeck, Paulette Dalpes, Linda E. Merians

21. There Is a Reason Community Is in Our Name: Thoughts on How Service-Learning Expands Community in Community College
Robert Exley

22. Expanding Faculty Participation and Research in Academic Service-Learning at a Community College
Diane B. Call

23. Sustaining Momentum
Maria Hesse

Keywords: Education, Higher Education, Sociology of Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Educational Policy and Politics, Philosophy of Education, Social Sciences, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Community Engagement in Higher Education
Page amount
351 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137355737
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47234-5

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