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Bain, Ken. What the Best College Teachers Do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Battistoni, Richard M. Civic Engagement across the Disciplines. Providence, RI: Campus Compact, 2002.

Bouma-Prediger, Steven, and Brian J. Walsh. Beyond Homelessness: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2008.

Boyer, Ernest L. Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professorate. Princeton, NJ: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1990.

Brookfield, Stephen D. The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Colby, A., T. Ehrlich, E. Beaumont, and J. Stephens. Educating Citizens: Preparing America’s Undergraduates for Lives of Moral Responsibility. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Concepción, David W., and Juli Thorson Eflin. “Enabling Change: Transformative and Transgressive Learning in Feminist Ethics and Epistemology.” Teaching Philosophy 32:2 (June 2009): 177–198.

Devine, Richard, Joseph A. Favazza, and F. Michael McLain, eds. From Cloister to Commons: Concepts and Models for Service Learning in Religious Studies. Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education, 2002.

Dewey, J. How We Think: A Restatement of the Relation of Reflective Rethinking to the Educative Process. Lexington, MA: Heath, 1933.

Ehrlich, Thomas. “Civic Education: Lessons Learned.” Political Science and Politics 32:2 (1999): 245–250. 

Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. London and New York: Continuum, 1970. 

_________.  Education for Critical Consciousness. London and New York: Continuum, 2002.

Greenleaf, Robert. On Becoming a Servant Leader. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996.

Isaacson, Rick, and Jeff Saperstein. The Art and Strategy of Service-Learning Presentations. Belmont, CA: Thomson-Wadworth, 2005.

Kassam, Tazim R., ed. “News, Media, and Teaching Religion.” Spotlight on Teaching 22:3 (May 2007): i–viii.

Keen, Cheryl, James Keen, Sharon Daloz Parks, and Laurent Daloz. Common Fire: Lives of Commitment in a Complex World. Boston: Beacon Press, 1996.

Kiely, Richard. “Transformative International Service-Learning.” Academic Exchange 9:1 (Spring 2005): 275–281.

King, P. M., and K. S. Kitchener. Developing Reflective Judgment: Understanding and Promoting Intellectual Growth and Critical Thinking in Adolescents and Adults. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1994.

Kuh, George D., Jillian Kinzie, John H. Schuh, Elizabeth J. Whitt, et al. Student Success in College: Creating Conditions that Matter. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.

Long, Sarah E. The New Student Politics: Wingspread Statement on Student Civic Engagement. 2nd ed. Providence, RI: Campus Compact, 2001. http://www.cpn.org/topics/youth/highered/pdfs/New_Student_Politics.pdf.

Mezirow, Jack. Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991.  

Mezirow, Jack, and Edward W. Taylor. Transformative Learning in Practice: Insights from Community, Workplace, and Higher Education. San Francisco: Wiley, 2009.

Mezirow, Jack, et al. Learning as Transformation: Critical Perspectives on a Theory in Progress. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Morton, Keith. “Making Meaning: Reflections on Community, Service, and Learning.” In From Cloister to Commons: Concepts and Models for Service Learning in Religious Studies. Edited by Richard Devine, Joseph A. Favazza, and F. Michael McLain. Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education, 2002.

Palmer, Parker. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 1998.

Patel, Eboo. Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation. Boston: Beacon Press, 2007.

Putnam, Robert D. Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000.

Shor, Ira, and Paulo Freire. A Pedagogy for Liberation, Dialogues on Transforming Education. South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey, 1987.

Smith, Jonathan Z. “The Necessary Lie: Duplicity in the Disciplines.”  In Studying Religion: An Introduction. Edited by Russell T. McCutcheon. Oakville, CT: Equinox, 2007.

Sobel, D. Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities. Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society, 2004.

Tagg, John. The Learning Paradigm College. Bolton, MA: Anker, 2003.

Tritelli, David, ed. “Educating for Citizenship.” Peer Review 5:3 (2003). http://www.aacu.org/peerreview/previous.cfm.

Wagner, Tony. The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need — and What We Can Do about It. New York: Basic Books, 2008.

Wiggins, Grant P., and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1998.

Zlotkowski, Edward, and Dilafruz Williams. “The Faculty Role in Civic Engagement.” Peer Review 5:3 (2003): 9–11.


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