Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the development characteristics of Chinese college students’ engagement during a service-learning project with a case study method: 273 reflective journals from 31 college students who participated in service-learning were analyzed. Results indicated that students’ overall engagement showed 4 developmental stages: confusion and hesitancy, enlightenment and enthusiasm, fluctuation and adjustment, and stabilization and routinization. Also, the individual differences were investigated and demonstrated in following 3 categories: enthusiastic & fragile, regulatory & flexible, and persistent & resilient.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1543-3382
Print ISSN
0897-5264
Pages
pp. 447-459
Launched on MUSE
2016-06-01
Open Access
No
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