Student and Community Perceptions of the “Value Added” for Service-Learners

  title={Student and Community Perceptions of the “Value Added” for Service-Learners},
  author={L. Simons and B. Cleary},
  journal={Journal of Experiential Education},
  pages={164 - 188}
  • L. Simons, B. Cleary
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Experiential Education
  • An explanatory mixed-methods design was used to evaluate a service-learning model on academic learning, personal and interpersonal development, and community-engagement for 59 service-learning students. A repeated-method ANOVA demonstrates that students improve their academic learning and participation in service but reduce their interests in social institutions, local politics, and communication with community recipients from the beginning to the end of the semester. In addition, a 2… CONTINUE READING

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