Originally published in 1975 Education and Social Action, examines the possibility and value of effecting links between community service and the curriculum in various sectors of higher education. It describes what has been done in each of several disciplines in giving students the opportunity to carry out work of direct social utility within the context of the curriculum. It examines the benefits and the problems experienced by students, their teachers, and analyses the social and educational issues involved. The book derives links between the work of Community Service Volunteer in fostering links between Community Service and the curriculum, not only in schools but in institutions of higher education.

chapter |20 pages


Community Service and the Curriculum in Higher Education
BySinclair Goodlad

chapter Chapter One|21 pages

Student, College and Community

ByJohn Cartledge

chapter Chapter Two|18 pages

Student Help for the Educationally Disadvantaged

ByEric Midwinter

chapter Chapter Three|15 pages

The Student of Literature and the Needs of Children

ByGeoffrey Summerfield

chapter Chapter Four|12 pages

Law Students and Community Action

ByMichael Zander

chapter Chapter Five|20 pages

Community Service and Community Planning – Whose Ideals?

ByJudith Allen, John Palmer

chapter Chapter Six|26 pages

Community-related Project Work in Engineering

ByJohn Brown, Sinclair Goodlad

chapter Chapter Seven|13 pages

Fieldwork in Theological Education

ByAnthony Dyson

chapter Chapter Eight|10 pages

A Sandwich Course in Sociology

ByNancy Burton, Stephen Cotgrove

chapter Chapter Nine|17 pages

Summer Projects for Children with Language Difficulties

ByEric Hawkins, June Derrick

chapter Chapter Ten|14 pages

Community Action in Liberal Studies

ByDavid Brockington