Service-Learning: Findings From a 14-Nation Study
Service-learning literature has been dominated by studies from North America with little cross-national comparative work. This article reports on a survey of university students conducted across 14 different countries. The study examines the relationships between service-learning programs (both compulsory and optional) at high school and university, along with current volunteering, study subject, and sociodemographic variables. The survey found variation in service-learning across the different countries along with relationships between service-learning participation and gender, family income, and study subject. By contrast to previous research, however, both mandatory and optional service-learning at high school and university led to higher participation in general volunteering.
|Keywords||highschool, mandatory, service-learning, students, university, volunteering|
|Persistent URL||dx.doi.org/10.1080/10495141003702332, hdl.handle.net/1765/20315|
Haski-Leventhal, D., Gronlond, H., Holmes, K., Meijs, L.C.P.M., Cnaan, R.A., Hendy, F., … Zrinscak, S.. (2010). Service-Learning: Findings From a 14-Nation Study. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, 22(3), 161–179. doi:10.1080/10495141003702332