A Practical Guide to Service Learning

A Practical Guide to Service Learning

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This book describes how service learning, an intervention that can be both remedial or preventive and individual or systemic, can enable school psychologists to expand their role beyond special populations to serve students within the academic mainstream. It draws connections between the positive psychology movement, the nurturing of purpose in youth, and the benefits of service learning.Service learning is prominent in higher education (Campus Compact, 2004; Jacoby, 1996) and, in particular, in teacher education (Anderson, Swick, aamp; Yff, 2001; Boyle-Baise, 2002). There are a variety of reasons for integrating serviceanbsp;...

Title:A Practical Guide to Service Learning
Author:Felicia L. Wilczenski, Susan M. Coomey
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-06-03


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