The Impact of Philosophy and Theology Service-Learning Experiences upon the Public Service Motivation of Participating College Students
- The Journal of Higher Education
- The Ohio State University Press
- Volume 82, Number 5, September/October 2011
- pp. 597-628
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This mixed-methods study demonstrates that the SERVE Program at Ignatius University strengthened the public service motivation of participating undergraduates by combining weekly community service with readings in philosophy and theology. These findings offer insights about the role that philosophy and theology service-learning experiences can play in fostering college students' commitment to public service.