A Model of Service Learning
The paper describes a service learning model that can be used for curriculum or community-based projects.
||Service Learning, Curriculum Based, Community-Based, Civic Responsibility
International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 10, pp.55-64.
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Dr Arvilla Payne-Jackson is a Full Professor at Howard University where she has taught for 28 years. She received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. Her primary areas of interest are in the fields of medical anthropology, sociolinguistics, and ethnographic evaluation. She has conducted fieldwork in the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa. Her publications include three books and a monograph and several articles. She is also the Executive Producer of the first comprehensive documentary on African American Folk Medicine ("African Roots to American Roots: A Story of Folk Medicine in America"). Dr Payne-Jackson has worked as a consultant to federal and private non-profit projects. She has been the recipient of grants from the National Science Foundation and United States Agency for International Development, the National Park Service as well as several Howard University Faculty Research Support grants.
Ms Haynes is a Ph.D. sociology student at Howard University. She completed her Masters in 2003 with honors. Her thesis topic was: "College Students Attitudes Towards Genetic Technology." Her areas of specialization for her doctorate are medical and urban sociology. Her dissertation will focus on "The Impact of Self-Care Practices on Mental Health Outcomes." Ms Haynes has been the co-coordinator with Dr Payne-Jackson of the Annual Consortium Breakfasts at Howard University which features service learning projects students and youth/adult partnerships.
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