1st Edition

With Service In Mind Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Psychology

Edited By Robert G. Bringle, Donna K. Duffy Copyright 1998

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


    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.