Service-Learning at the American Community College

Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

  • Editors
  • Amy E. Traver
  • Zivah Perel Katz

Part of the Community Engagement in Higher Education book series (CEHE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Amy E. Traver, Zivah Perel Katz
      Pages 1-10
  3. Service-Learning and Community Colleges

  4. Service-Learning in Diverse Community College Contexts

  5. Service-Learning and Student Success in Community Colleges

  6. Service-Learning as Community and Community College Nexus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Sharon Ellerton, Cristina Di Meo, Arlene Kemmerer, Josephine Pantaleo, Mary Bandziukas, Michael Bradley et al.
      Pages 211-224
  7. Future Directions and Considerations in Service-Learning and Service-Learning Research at Community Colleges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Shannon S. Fleishman, Kristina Brezicha, Travis York
      Pages 257-272
  8. Concluding Reflections on Service-Learning and Community Colleges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Scott Evenbeck, Paulette Dalpes, Linda E. Merians
      Pages 287-296
    3. Maria Hesse
      Pages 311-318
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 319-337

About this book


This volume brings together a breadth of new research on how service-learning - combining community-based experiential learning with classroom instruction - can best be employed at community colleges. It discusses outcomes and best practices for all involved, covers both theory and practice, and draws on both qualitative and quantitative methods.


Service-Learning Pedagogy Community College Civic Engagement High-Impact Practices capital College community Design e-learning Institution learning methods participation performance service social capital Training vocational training

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