This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. The essays in this volume focus on service-learning in a wide range of environmental studies. The Introduction, qWhy is Service-Learning So Pervasive in Environmental Studies Programs?q was written by Harold Ward. The chapters in Part 1 share a focus on service-learning as a qconsulting companyq; they include: qAn Undergraduate Course as a Consulting Companyq (James F. Hornig); qThe Challenges of Integrating Service-Learning in the Biology: Environmental Science Curriculum at Colby Collegeq (David H. Firmage and F. Russell Cole); qEvolution of the Consultant Model of Service-Learning, Bates College, Lewiston, Maineq (Lois K. Ongley, Curtis Bohlen, and Alison S. Lathrop); qThe Ethics of Community/Undergraduate Collaborative Research in Chemistryq (Alanah Fitch, Aron Reppmann, and John Schmidt); qEvolving a Service-Learning Curriculum at Brown University, or What We Learned from Our Community Partnersq (Harold Ward); and qA View from the Bottom of the Heap: A Junior Faculty Member Confronts the Risks of Service-Learningq (Katrina Smith Korfmacher). The first six chapters in Part 2 focus on the particulars of the projects, courses, and programs; titles include: qRaising Fish and Tomatoes To Save the Rustbeltq (Eric Pallant); qFulfilling and Expanding the Mission of a Community Collegeq (Janice Alexander); qConnecting with Human and Natural Communities at Middlebury Collegeq (John Elder, Christopher McGrory Klyza, Jim Northup, and Stephen Trombulak); qAn Educational Strategy To Reduce Exposure of Urban Children to Environmental Lead: ENVS 404 at the University of Pennsylvaniaq (Robert Giegengack, Walter Cressler, Peter Bloch, and Joanne Piesieski); qConnecting the Classroom and the Community: A Southern California Experienceq (Nan Jenks-Jay); qAn Experiment in Environmental Service-Learningq (Calvin F. Exoo); and qService-Learning in Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont through a Senior Capstone Course on Environmental Problem Solving and Consultingq (Thomas R. Hudspeth). The final three chapters in this part present models in which internship and cocurricular experiences play an especially important role; titles are: qIndustrial Areas and Natural Areas: Service-Learning in Southeast Michiganq (Orin G. Gelderloos); qALLARM: A Case Study on the Power and the Challenge of Service in Undergraduate Science Educationq (Candie C. Wilderman); and qEnvironmental Service and Learning at John Carroll University: Lessons from the Mather Projectq (Mark Diffenderfer). An Afterword by Peter Blaze Corcoran is included. Appended is 17-item annotated bibliography. (All papers contain references.) (SM)This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. The essays in this volume focus on service-learning in a wide range of environmental studies.
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