A meta-analysis of service learning research in middle and high schools.

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This study examines the relationship between service learning innovations and improved academics, self-concept, and social or personal growth in middle and high school students. Meta-Analysis is employed to arrive at effect-size estimates for each construct. A historical overview of service learning is presented and a detailed description of the study selection process is provided. The data revealed a moderate relationship between service learning participation and academics, self-concept and social or personal growth in middle and high school students. The findings are presented, and some appropriate conclusions are drawn. A discussion of the implications of these findings and recommendations for future research are also provided.

Creator(s): White, Amy E.
Creation Date: December 2001
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: December 2001
  • Digitized: July 13, 2007
Description:

This study examines the relationship between service learning innovations and improved academics, self-concept, and social or personal growth in middle and high school students. Meta-Analysis is employed to arrive at effect-size estimates for each construct. A historical overview of service learning is presented and a detailed description of the study selection process is provided. The data revealed a moderate relationship between service learning participation and academics, self-concept and social or personal growth in middle and high school students. The findings are presented, and some appropriate conclusions are drawn. A discussion of the implications of these findings and recommendations for future research are also provided.

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Level: Doctoral
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Keyword(s): Meta-analysis | service-learning | secondary schools
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UNT Libraries
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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  • OCLC: 51969899 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc2995
Resource Type: Thesis or Dissertation
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Holder: White, Amy E.
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