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With Service In Mind

Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Psychology

January 1998
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    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    1st January 1998
  • ISBN 9781563770104
  • Language English
  • Pages 220 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
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December 2011
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    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    30th December 2011
  • ISBN 9781620360545
  • Language English
  • Pages 220 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"

This volume, sixth in the Service-Learning in the Disciplines Series, reflects the growing interest among psychology educators in service-learning from the perspectives of research, practice, and teaching. The first part of the book addresses how psychological theory, research, and practice bear on collaborating with communities, while the second half shows how service-learning can be effectively integrated into a variety of psychology courses to increase the breadth and depth of student learning.

About This Series—Edward Zlotkowski
Collaborating With the Community: Psychology and Service-Learning—Donna K. Duffy and Robert G. Bringle

Part One: Theoretical and Empirical Contributions of Psychology to Service-Learning
An Overview of Current Psychological Theory and Research on Altruism and Prosocial Behavior—Martha A. Kitzrow
Service-Learning and Psychology: Lessons From the Psychology of Volunteers' Motivations—E. Gil Clary, Mark Snyder, and Arthur Stukas
Attributions About Misery: A Social Psychological Analysis—Robert G. Bringle and Pamela M. Velo
Developmental Psychology and Service-Learning: A Theoretical Framework—Jay W. Brandenberger
Service-Learning and the Development of Expert Citizens: Service-Learning and Cognitive Science—Janet Eyler, Susan Root, and Dwight E. Giles, Jr.
The Helping Alliance and Service-Learning—Jeremy Leeds

Part Two: Integration of Service in Psychology Courses
Professor McKenna Teaches Introductory Psychology—Donna K. Duffy and Robert G. Bringle
Strategies for Service-Learning: Internalization and Empowerment—Carol M. Werner
Service-Learning: From Process to Impact—Randall E. Osborne, Kenneth Weadick, and James Penticuff
Human Relations: A Service-Learning Approach—David B. Johnson
Bringing Undergraduate Service-Learning Into a High-Risk, Urban Environment—Maurice J. Elias and Gregg Gambone
Service-Learning Through Action-Research Partnerships—Georgia Nigro and Stanton Wortham
Service-Learning and Cross-Cultural Psychology—Iva GreyWolf
Reflections on an Established Service-Learning Program: The Developmental Disabilities Immersion Program at UCLA—Arvan L. Fluharty and Parvin Kassaie
Applying Service-Learning to the Problem of Prejudice: A Psychology and Theater Course—Stevenson W. Carlebach and Jefferson A. Singer

Annotated Bibliography of Service-Learning and Psychology
Electronic Resources for Service-Learning
List of Contributors

Robert G. Bringle

Robert G. Bringle is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Philanthropic Studies and Senior Scholar in the Center for Service and Learning at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. From 2012-2015, he was the Kulynych/Cline Visiting Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Appalachian State University. He was the Executive Director of the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Center for Service and Learning from 1994-2012. Dr. Bringle was awarded the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning, the IUPUI Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Legacy of Service Award from Indiana Campus Compact. In 2004, he was recognized at the 4th Annual International Service-Learning Research Conference for his outstanding contributions to the service-learning research field. The University of the Free State, South Africa, awarded him an honorary doctorate for his scholarly work on civic engagement and service learning.

Donna K. Duffy

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service-learning; psychology education; community engagement; psychological theory