1st Edition

Acting Locally Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Environmental Studies

Edited By Harold Ward Copyright 1999

    Ninth in the Service-Learning in the Disciplines Series, this book discusses the pervasive use of service-learning in environmental studies programs and explains why it often is a required part of the environmental studies curriculum. Contributors from a wide range of college and university environmental studies programs discuss the benefits and challenges these programs provide and the consequent natural fit between environmental studies and service-learning.

    About This Series by Edward Zlotkowski Introduction Why Is Service-Learning so Pervasive in Environmental Studies Programs? by Harold Ward Part One An Undergraduate Course as a Consulting Company by James F. Hornig The Challenges of Integrating Service-Learning in the Biology. Environmental Science Curriculum at Colby College by David H. Firmage and F. Russell Cole Evolution of the Consultant Model of Service-Learning, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine by Lois K. Ongley, Curtis Bohlen, and Alison S. Lathrop The Ethics of Community/Undergraduate Collaborative Research in Chemistry by Alanah Fitch, Aron Reppmann, and John Schmidt Evolving a Service-Learning Curriculum at Brown University. Or, What We Learned From Our Community Partners by Harold Ward A View From the Bottom of the Heap. A Junior Faculty Member Confronts the Risks of Service-Learning by Katrina Smith Korfmacher Part Two Raising Fish and Tomatoes to Save the Rustbelt by Eric Pallant Fulfilling and Expanding the Mission of a Community College by Janice Alexander Connecting With Human and Natural Communities at Middlebury College by John Elder, Christopher McGrory Klyza, Jim Northup and Stephen Trombulak An Educational Strategy to Reduce Exposure of Urban Children to Environmental Lead. ENVS 404 at the University of Pennsylvania by Robert Giegengack, Walter Cressler, Peter Bloch, and Joanne Piesieski Connecting the Classroom and the Community. A Southern California Experience by Nan Jenks-Jay An Experiment in Environmental Service-Learning by Calvin F. Exoo Service-Learning in Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont through a Senior Capstone Course on Environmental Problem Solving and Consulting by Thomas R. Hudspeth Industrial Areas and Natural Areas. Service-Learning in Southeast Michigan by Orin G. Gelderloos ALLARM. A Case Study on the Power and the Challenge of Service in Undergraduate Science Education by Candie C. Wilderman Environmental Service and Learning at John Carroll University. Lessons From the Mather Project by Mark Diffenderfer Afterword by Peter Blaze Corcoran Appendix Annotated Bibliography List of Contributors


    Volume Editor: Harold R. Ward is Lindemann Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Chemistry Brown University.