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Title:
The academic, social, and psychological impacts of service learning
Publication Information:
New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2015.
ISBN:
9781606507933
Physical Description:
1 online resource (xi, 69 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Educational psychology collection
Language:
English
General Note:
Co-published with Cognella Academic Publishing.
Contents:
1. Improving social welfare through service learning -- A brief history of social welfare -- The modern era -- Homelessness -- How many are there? -- Why are they homeless? -- Poverty -- Hunger -- Violence --

2. Positive implications on the environment -- Pollution -- Environmental facts -- The environmental movement -- Environmental inequalities -- Saving the planet, reduce, reuse, recycle --

3. Improving education through service learning -- Education and service-learning -- What is wrong with public education? -- Evolution of education -- Educational inequity and no child left behind -- Mentoring and tutoring -- The hidden curriculum -- Other educational offerings -- Other factors --

4. Imparting social change -- Grassroots and community organizing -- Brief history of community organizing -- Group work -- Creative conflict -- Democracy, political voice, and voting --

5. Global citizenship and service learning -- Civic engagement -- Leadership -- Ethics -- Questions left unanswered --

Reflection -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index.
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