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Title:
Service learning in the community the cultural implications of positive change
Publication Information:
New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2015.
ISBN:
9781606507940
Physical Description:
1 online resource (xi, 68 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Educational psychology collection
Language:
English
General Note:
Co-published with Cognella Academic Publishing.
Contents:
1. The foundations of service learning -- What is service-learning? -- Project or placement -- History of service-learning -- Choices -- Definition of terms -- Final thoughts --

2. Giving something to gain something -- Service-learning and reciprocity -- Reciprocity defined -- Important components of reciprocity in service-learning -- Roles and expectations -- Expectations for the student -- Expectations of community agency -- Expectations of the university, faculty, and service-learning staff -- Overview of mutual exchange --

3. Understanding the impact of service learning -- Power of language -- Community as classroom -- Social identity -- Methods of reflection -- Sense of place -- Self-reflection -- Personal development --

4. How cultural differences and understanding come into play -- What is culture? -- Social capital -- Community change process -- Definitions -- Cultural norms -- Social justice -- Power --

5. Understanding the implications of diversity -- Insiders versus outsiders -- Adaptation -- Prejudice -- Discrimination -- Stereotypes -- Perception -- Proxemics -- Learning styles --

Reflection -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index.
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