Service-learning as "Citizenship" Education: The Promise and the Puzzles

Benadette S. Chi

This study set out to address these gaps in the literature and to inform the practice of service-learning by examining the following research questions: What and how do students learn about citizenship through service-learning? Asked another way, in what ways do service-learning experiences contribute to students' understanding of citizenship?

Pedagogical Area
  • service learning
Delivery Area
  • community education
Outcome Area
  • civic engagement
Participant Area
  • student