New Publication Co-Edited by Wendy Wagner, Nashman Faculty Fellow

Leadership Development through Service-Learning, a new book in the New Directions for Student Leadership series, was co-edited by Wendy Wagner, the Nashman Center's Nashman Faculty Fellow. Copies are available to borrow from the Nashman Center Service-Learning Library. The table of contents is below.



Leadership Development through Service-Learning: New Directions for Student Leadership, Number 150

Wendy Wagner (Editor), Jennifer M. Pigza (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-28924-1


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
Corey Seemiller

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
Eric Hartman

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
Lindsay Hastings

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.