Thirteenth in the ""Service-Learning in Disciplines Series"", this book provides a sound approach to the many conceptual and methodological changes that have taken place in the teaching of languages and cultures. By reviewing the accomplishments of Spanish teachers and what theory informs us, the editors have compiled a series of suggestions to help students and teachers 'connect with communities in order to facilitate learning with each other rather than about each other.
Part One: Service-Learning As Theory.; Service-Learning And Spanish: A Missing Link By Aileen Hale; Critical Pedagogy And Service-Learning In Spanish: Crossing Borders In The Freshman Seminar By Johnathan F. Arries; Service-Learning And Language-Acquisition Theory And Practice By Jeanne Mullaney; From Instrumental To Interactive To Critical Knowledge Through Service-Learning In Spanish By Lucia T. Varona.; Part Two: Service Learning From The Classroom.; Service-Learning With Bilingual Communities And The Struggle For Change: A Critical Approach By Mark Baldwin, Rosario Diaz-Greenberg, And Joseph Keating; Altruism And Community Service In Hispanic Literature: Readings And Praxis By Estelle Irizarry; Learning The Basics Of Spanish Translation: Articulating A Balance Between Theory And Practice Through Community Service By Carmen Lizardi-Rivera; Raising Cultural Awareness Through Service-Learning In Spanish Culture And Conversation: Tutoring In The Migrant Education Program In Salem By Patricia Varas; Community-Based Language Learning: Integrating Language And Service By J. Patrick Boyle And Denise M. Overfield.; Part Three: Service-Learning In Local And International Communities.; Community Video: Empowerment Through University And Community Interaction By Teresa Darias, Arturo Gomez, Josef Hellebrandt, Amy Loomis, Marta Orendain, And Silvia Quezada; Expanding Our Vision Of Literacy: Learning To Read The World Of Others By Nancy Jean Smith; The Chongon-Colonche Hills In Western Ecuador: Preservation Through Community Empowerment By Clarice R. Strang.; Appendix.; Annotated Bibliography By Aileen Hale.