Service-learning abroad: Undergraduates' development of pluralistic outcomes

Krista M. Soria, Rebecca E. Hanson, Shane M. Lueck, Dale J. Morrow

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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to present the results of a multi-institutional study of undergraduates who participated in service-learning abroad. Data were derived from the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey, which was administered to undergraduates enrolled at 14 large, public research-extensive universities (n = 12,744) in the United States (US) during Spring 2013. The results of hierarchical linear regression analyses suggested that students who participated in service-learning abroad (11.79% of students) were significantly more likely to develop multicultural competence, global and intercultural skills, and leadership skills over their undergraduate peers who did not participate in service-learning abroad.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on Study Abroad Programs and Outbound Mobility
PublisherIGI Global
Pages278-299
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781522501701
ISBN (Print)9781522501695
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 24 2016

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