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

Publication year
Community Engagement in Higher Education
Page amount
351 pages
Upbringing, Education
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