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This document contains 11 papers on researching service learning through a multidisciplinary lens. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Shelley H. Billig, Andrew Furco); "Stretching to Meet the Challenge: Improving the Quality of Research to Improve the Quality of Service-Learning" (Janet Eyler); "Establishing Norms for Scientific Inquiry in Service- Learning" (Andrew Furco, Shelley H. Billig); "Probing and Promoting Teachers' Thinking about Service-Learning: Toward a Theory of Teacher Development" (Mary Sue Ammon); "The Sacred and Profane: Theorising Knowledge Reproduction Processes in a Service-Learning Curriculum" (Janice McMillan); "An Interdisciplinary Study of Service-Learning Predictors and Outcomes among College Students" (Pamela Steinke, Peggy Fitch, Chris Johnson, Fredric Waldstein); "Service-Learning and Student Writing: An Investigation of Effects" (Adrian J. Wurr); "Impact of Service-Learning on Occupational Therapy Students' Awareness and Sense of Responsibility Toward Community" (Rhonda Waskiewicz); "Community Agency Perspectives in Higher Education: Service Learning and Volunteerism" (Andrea Vernon, Lenoar Foster); "Motivating Environmentally Responsible Behavior through Service-Learning" (Beth A. Covitt); "Service-Learning and Academic Outcomes in an Undergraduate Child Development Course" (Kari Knutson Miller, Shu-Chen Yen, Nicole Merino); and "Supporting a Strategic Service-Learning Research Plan" (Shelley H. Billig, Andrew Furco). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Chapters selected by a juried, blind review of papers presented at the Annual International K-H Service-Learning Research Conference (1st, Berkeley, CA, October 21-23, 2001).
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