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Title Democratic dilemmas of teaching service-learning : curricular strategies for success / [edited by] Christine M. Cress, David M. Donahue and associates ; foreword by Thomas Ehrlich.
Imprint Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., 2011.
Edition First edition.

Subject Service learning -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Democracy and education -- United States.
Critical pedagogy -- United States.
Alt Name Cress, Christine M. (Christine Marie), 1962-
Donahue, David M.
Description xvi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The nature of teaching and learning dilemmas: democracy in the making / David M. Donahue -- Banning books to protect children: clashing perspectives in service-learning / Lynne A. Bercaw -- Solidarity, not charity: issues of privilege in service-learning / Caroline Heldman -- Pedagogical and epistemological approaches to service-learning: connecting academic content to community service / Christine M. Cress -- Student objection to service-learning: a teachable moment about political and community engagement / Dari E. Sylvester -- Practice makes imperfect: service-learning for political engagement as a window into the challenges of political organizing / Katja M. Guenther -- Modeling citizenship: the nexus of knowledge and skill / Stephanie Stokamer -- Consensus, collaboration, and community: mutually exclusive ideals? / Christine M. Cress -- Cultivating relationships between a grass roots organization and a university / Judith Liu -- Negotiating student expectations and interpretations of service-learning / Marcia Hernandez -- Service-learning is like learning to walk: baby steps to cultural competence / Tanya Renner ... [et al.] -- Conflict as a constructive curricular strategy / David M. Donahue -- Why are you so mad?: critical multiculturalist pedagogies and mediating racial conflicts in community-based learning / Kathleen S. Yep -- Working with high school drop-outs: service-learning illustrations of power and privilege / Becky Boesch -- Democratic lessons in faith, service, and sexuality / Thomas J. Van Cleave -- Disciplinary knowledge, service-learning, and citizenship / David M. Donahue -- Why should i care?: introducing service-learning and political engagement to computer science students / Christopher Brooks -- Political science students and the disengaged polis: civic education and its discontents / Corey Cook -- Health psychology and political engagement: the why and how / Sandra A. Sgoutas-Emch -- To reform or to empower: Asian American studies and education for critical consciousness / Kathleen S. Yep -- Assessment of expected and unexpected service-learning outcomes / Christine M. Cress -- Expecting the political, getting the interview: how students (do not) see writing as a political act / Catherine Gabor -- Addressing policy dilemmas with community-based research and assessing student outcomes / Laura Nichols, Fernando Cázares & Angelica Rodriguez -- Service-learning for a democratic future / David M. Donahue and Christine M. Cress.
ISBN 9781579224301 (cloth : alk. paper)
157922430X (cloth : alk. paper)
9781579224318 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1579224318 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781579225995 (library networkable e-edition)
1579225993 (library networkable e-edition)
9781579226008 (consumer e-edition)
1579226000 (consumer e-edition)
OCLC # 672300097
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Thomas Ehrlichxi
 Introduction Competing Democratic Values In Teaching and Learning / David M. Donahue1
pt. ONE Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learning 
1.The Nature of Teaching and Learning Dilemmas 
 Democracy in the Making / David M. Donahue17
2.Banning Books to Protect Children 
 Clashing Perspectives in Service-Learning / Lynne A. Bercaw26
3.Solidarity, not Charity 
 Issues of Privilege in Service-Learning / Caroline Heldman33
pt. TWO Designing Service-Learning Courses for Democratic Outcomes 
4.Pedagogical and Epistemological Approaches to Service-Learning 
 Connecting Academic Content to Community Service / Christine M. Cress43
5.Student Objection to Service-Learning 
 A Teachable Moment About Political and Community Engagement / Dari E. Sylvester55
6.Practice Makes Imperfect 
 Service-Learning for Political Engagement as a Window Into the Challenges of Political Organizing / Katja M. Guenther58
7.Modeling Citizenship 
 The Nexus of Knowledge and Skill / Stephanie Stokamer65
pt. THREE Creating Democratic Learning Communities Within and Without 
8.Consensus, Collaboration, and Community 
 Mutually Exclusive Ideals? / Christine M. Cress73
9.Cultivating Relationships between A Grassroots Organization and A University / Judith Liu82
10.Negotiating Student Expectations and Interpretations of Service-Learning / Marcia Hernandez86
11.Service-Learning is Like Learning to Walk 
 Baby Steps to Cultural Competence / Molli K. Fleming92
pt. FOUR Deconstructing Dilemmas for Democratically Centered Learning 
12.Conflict as a Constructive Curricular Strategy / David M. Donahue101
13.Why Are You so Mad? 
 Critical Multiculturalist Pedagogies and Mediating Racial Conflicts in Community-Based Learning / Kathleen S. Yep110
14.Working with High School Dropouts 
 Service-Learning Illustrations of Power and Privilege / Becky Boesch119
15.Democratic Lessons in Faith, Service, and Sexuality / Thomas J. Van Cleave124
pt. FIVE Academic Disciplines as Dimensions of Democracy 
16.Disciplinary Knowledge, Service-Learning, and Citizenship / David M. Donahue131
17.Why Should I Care? 
 Introducing Service-Learning and Political Engagement to Computer Science Students / Christopher Brooks139
18.Political Science Students and The Disengaged Polis 
 Civic Education and Its Discontents / Corey Cook142
19.Health Psychology and Political Engagement 
 The Why and How / Sandra A. Sgoutas-Emch150
20.To Reform or to Empower? 
 Asian American Studies and Education for Critical Consciousness / Kathleen S. Yep157
pt. SIX Evaluating Democratic Process and Progress 
21.Assessment of Expected and Unexpected Service-Learning Outcomes / Christine M. Cress169
22.Expecting The Political, Getting The Interview 
 How Students (Do Not) See Writing as a Political Act / Catherine Gabor179
23.Addressing Policy Dilemmas with Community-Based Research and Assessing Student Outcomes / Angelica Rodriguez185
24.Service-Learning for A Democratic Future / Christine M. Cress190

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