Getting Real

Further Reading

Vol. 10 No. 5
April 2008

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Getting Real
The academic commitment to service learning at Emory

Further Reading

“I would love to see a day when students, staff, and faculty choose Emory because they want to pursue the finest liberal education in order to civically make a difference.”

“The setting for testing our theories of neighborhood transformation and social change is outside the classroom and in the community.”

New Covenants in Special Collections

In the Dangerous Hands of Undergraduates
The teaching mission of Emory’s Manuscripts and Rare Books Library

The Keeping of Records
Alice Walker’s archive as an act of self-authentication

The rising tide of faculty responsibilities

Letter to the Editor


Brukardt, Mary Jane, Barbara Holland, Stephen L. Percy, and Nancy Zimpher. 2004. Calling the Question: Is Higher Education Ready to Commit to Community Engagement? University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Dewey, John. 1963. Experience and Education. Macmillan.

______. 1974. On Education: Selected Writings. Reginald D. Archambault, ed. University of Chicago Press.

Ehrlich, Thomas, ed. 2000. Civic Responsibility and Higher Education, American Council on Education. Oryx Press.

Eyler, Janet and Dwight E. Giles. 1999. Where’s the Learning in Service-Learning? Jossey-Bass.

Lansverk, Marvin D.L. 2004. “An Apologie for Service Learning,” The Montana Professor, Spring.

Maurrasse, David J. 2001. Beyond the Campus: How Colleges and Universities Form Partnerships with Their Communities. Routledge.

National Service Learning Clearinghouse.

Reed, Edward S. 1996. The Necessity of Experience. Yale UP.

Speck, B.W., and M. Canada, eds. 2001. “Why Service Learning?” Developing and Implementing Service Learning Programs. Jossey-Bass.

Strand, Kerry et al. 2003.  Community-Based Research and Higher Education: Principles and Practices. Jossey-Bass.