Leadership Development through Service-Learning : New Directions for Student Leadership, Number 150
This volume provides an overview of the most up-to-date thinking on leadership development through service-learning, including:
the leadership competencies linked to service-learning experiences,
the processes of ethical engagement in community partnerships,
approaches for fostering more critical student reflection, and
applied examples, including an in-depth case study of a leadership course series, a wealth of service programs led by students, a mentoring model linking college student service with youth leadership development, and a youth leadership program with a national scope.
The Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Leadership explores leadership concepts and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues are grounded in scholarship and feature practical applications and best practices in youth and adult leadership education.
- Paperback | 120 pages
- 153 x 226 x 6mm | 166g
- 07 Jun 2016
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
- New York, United States
Other books in this series
29 Feb 2016
20 Mar 2017
26 Jan 2016
09 Mar 2015
23 Jun 2017
30 Nov 2016
08 Jun 2015
09 Oct 2015
Table of contents
Wendy Wagner, Jennifer M. Pigza
1. The Intersectionality of Leadership and Service-Learning: A 21st-Century Perspective 11
Wendy Wagner, Jennifer M. Pigza
Grounded in a review of the schools of thought that guide leadership and service-learning, the authors propose a set of values to guide leadership educators in their service-learning practice.
2. Complementary Learning Objectives: The Common Competencies of Leadership and Service-Learning 23
This chapter includes a thorough analysis of leadership competency development through service-learning and offers practical advice for course and program development and assessment.
3. Fostering Critical Reflection: Moving From a Service to a Social Justice Paradigm 37
Julie E. Owen
Reflection on service-learning is core to modern approaches to leadership. This chapter offers both the theory and practice of developmentally sequenced critical reflection.
4. Community Partnerships: POWERful Possibilities for Students and Communities 49
Jennifer M. Pigza
Community partnerships for service-learning are the most generative when they are grounded in the theory and practice of 21st century leadership.
5. Reimagining Leadership in Service-Learning: Student Leadership of the Next Generation of Engagement 61
Magali Garcia-Pletsch, Nicholas V. Longo
This chapter argues for service-learning to reach its democratic potential by unleashing the power of student leadership in a democratic educational process.
6. Decentering Self in Leadership: Putting Community at the Center in Leadership Studies 73
This case study explores the student and community benefits of a two-semester leadership course in which students engaged in service, education, and advocacy based in a community-identified issue of
7. Intersecting Asset-Based Service, Strengths, and Mentoring for Socially Responsible Leadership 85
Grounded in an asset-based approach to leadership development, a youth mentor program creates a cascading effect of leadership development.
8. Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership: Using a Theoretical Model at the Intersection of Youth Leadership Education and Service-Learning 97
Vicki Ferrence Ray
This case study of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership organization (HOBY) promotes the idea that leadership is action in service to humanity.
About Wendy Wagner
Wendy Wagner is the Engaged Faculty Liaison in the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service and teaches in Human Services & Social Justice at The George Washington University.
Jennifer M. Pigza is the director of the Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action at Saint Mary's College of California. She is also faculty in Saint Mary's graduate program in leadership.
Susan R. Komives is Professor Emerita from the University of Maryland and co-founder of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs.