Acting Locally: Concepts and Models for Service-learning in Environmental Studies (Service-learning in the Disciplines S.)

Acting Locally: Concepts and Models for Service-learning in Environmental Studies (Service-learning in the Disciplines S.)

By: Harold Ward (author)Hardback

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Ninth in the "Service-Learning in the Disciplines Series", this book discusses the pervasive use of service-learning in environmental studies programs and explains why it often is a required part of the environmental studies curriculum. Contributors from a wide range of college and university environmental studies programs discuss the benefits and challenges these programs provide and the consequent natural fit between environmental studies and service-learning.

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Introduction: Why Is Service-Learning So Pervasive in Environmental Studies Programs? by Harold Ward.; PART ONE.; An Undergraduate Course as a Consulting Company by James F. Hornig; The Challenges of Integrating Service-Learning in the Biology: Environmental Science Curriculum at Colby College by David H. Firmage and F. Russell Cole; Evolution of the Consultant Model of Service-Learning, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine by Lois K. Ongley, Curtis Bohlen, and Alison S. Lathrop; The Ethics of Community/Undergraduate Collaborative Research in Chemistry by Alanah Fitch, Aron Reppmann, and John Schmidt; Evolving a Service-Learning Curriculum at Brown University: Or, What We Learned From Our Community Partners by Harold Ward; A View From the Bottom of the Heap: A Junior Faculty Member Confronts the Risks of Service-Learning by Katrina Smith Korfmacher.; PART TWO.; Raising Fish and Tomatoes to Save the Rustbelt by Eric Pallant; Fulfilling and Expanding the Mission of a Community College by Janice Alexander; Connecting With Human and Natural Communities at Middlebury College by John Elder, Christopher McGrory Klyza, Jim Northup and Stephen Trombulak; An Educational Strategy to Reduce Exposure of Urban Children to Environmental Lead: ENVS 404 at the University of Pennsylvania by Robert Giegengack, Walter Cressler, Peter Bloch, and Joanne Piesieski; Connecting the Classroom and the Community: A Southern California Experience by Nan Jenks-Jay; An Experiment in Environmental Service-Learning by Calvin F. Exoo; Service-Learning in Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont through a Senior Capstone Course on Environmental Problem Solving and Consulting by Thomas R. Hudspeth; Industrial Areas and Natural Areas: Service-Learning in Southeast Michigan by Orin G. Gelderloos; ALLARM: A Case Study on the Power and the Challenge of Service in Undergraduate Science Education by Candie C. Wilderman; Environmental Service and Learning at John Carroll University: Lessons From the Mather Project by Mark Diffenderfer.; AFTERWORD.; Peter Blaze Corcoran (North American Association for Environmental Education).

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/1999
  • ISBN13: 9781563770135
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9781563770135
  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 156377013X

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