International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 2834-7919   |  e-ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2015, Vol. 11(1) 132-148

Service-Learning: Promise and Possibility in Post-Secondary Education

Susan Kalles, & Thomas G. Ryan

pp. 132 - 148   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2015.030

Published online: February 15, 2015  |   Number of Views: 112  |  Number of Download: 329


Herein we identify and address promising practices, essential theories, and related cautions within service-learning. The argument that service-learning is an organized community service which is connected to curriculum in an effort to deepen learning around content was scrutinized and endorsed. We envisioned service-learning as more than a joint venture involving partnerships founded upon  good intentions, as the components that combine to create effective service-learning outcomes were mitigating essentials. Service-learning theory and praxis was advanced herein as added value within curriculum rather than a unique pedagogical approach to achieve transformational outcomes. We recommend service-learning as a pedagogical approach that is valued in its own right and not simply added on in times of program need.

Keywords: Service-Learning, Post-Secondary Education, praxis

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APA 6th edition
Kalles, S. & Ryan, T.G. (2015). Service-Learning: Promise and Possibility in Post-Secondary Education . International Journal of Progressive Education, 11(1), 132-148.

Kalles, S. and Ryan, T. (2015). Service-Learning: Promise and Possibility in Post-Secondary Education . International Journal of Progressive Education, 11(1), pp. 132-148.

Chicago 16th edition
Kalles, Susan and Thomas G. Ryan (2015). "Service-Learning: Promise and Possibility in Post-Secondary Education ". International Journal of Progressive Education 11 (1):132-148.

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