Service-Learning Staff and Faculty Scholarship

Collaborative Research and Scholarship

Edited Book:

  • Kelshaw, T., Lazarus, F., & Minier, J. (2009). Partnerships for service-learning: Impacts on communities and students. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Peer-reviewed articles:

  • Henry, M.E., Molee, L.M., Sessa, V. I., & McKinney-Prupis, E.R. (2010). Assessing learning in service-learning courses through critical reflection. Journal of Experiential Education, 33(3), 230-257.
  • Brook, K., Henry, M. E.,  & Lazarus, F. (2004).  Building a service-learning program: A view from inside. Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships, 65-75.
  • Brook, K,, Henry, M.E., & Lazarus, F. (2002). Building a service-learning program: A view from inside. Kappa Omicron Nu Forum 12(1):9-22.
  • Henry, M. E. (2004).  Reflection matters: Connecting theory to practice in service- learning courses. Kappa Omicron Nu Forum, 15(2), 17-30.
  • Henry, M. E. (2004).  Debriefing sessions: Opportunities for collaborative reflection. Kappa Omicron Nu Forum, 15(2), 51-62.
  • Henry, M. E., Brook, K. & Lazarus, F. (2002).  Building a service-learning program: A view from inside.  Kappa Omicron Nu Forum, 13(1), 9-22.
  • Henry, M. E. (1991).  The relationship of life satisfaction to patterns of past employment  and homemaking responsibility for older women. Journal of Women and Aging, 3 (1), 5-21.
  • Molee, Lenore M. (2013). The Importance of Faculty Development in Paralegal Education: A Faculty Mentoring Model in Service-learning. The Paralegal Educator.
  • Molee, Lenore M. and Terri L. Lindfors . (2011). Learning Through Experience in Paralegal Studies:  Are There Differences?  The Paralegal Educator, 2(1), 32-35.
  • Molee, Lenore M. (2008). Beyond the Journal: The Deal Model of Critical Reflection.  The Paralegal Educator, 22:2, 27-29.
  • Natale, D., Brook, K, & Kelshaw, T. (2007). Critical reflections on community-campus partnerships: Promise and performance. Partnership Perspectives, 4(1), 13-22.
  • Sessa, V.I., London, M., Natale, D.K., & Hopkins, C.A. (2010). How students learn in a service learning course: A quasi-experimental field study of generative learning. Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education, 1(2).
  • Sessa, V.I., Matos, C., & Hopkins, C. (2009). Evaluating a College Leadership Course: What do Students Learn in a Leadership Course with Service-Learning Component and How Deeply do They Learn it? Journal of Leadership Education, 7(3), 167-200.
  • Natale, D., Brook, K. & Kelshaw, T. (2006). Critical reflections on community-campus partnerships: Promise and performance. Partnership Perspectives, 4(1):13-22.

Book Chapters:

  • Sessa, V.I. (2011). Attempting Organizational Transformational Learning from the Ground Up: Lessons learned—Montclair State University.  In D. Harward (Ed.) Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed. (pp. 325) Plymouth: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers Inc.
  • Sessa, V.I., Finley, A. & Gullu, B. (2011). Learning Linkages and Flows between Individuals, Groups, and the Organization: Creating Programs to Foster Student Engagement in Learning. In M. London (Ed.) Handbook of Lifelong Learning. (pp. 209). New York: Oxford University Press.

Monographs:

  • Gastil, J., & Kelshaw, T. (2002).  What does it mean to deliberate? A study of the meaning of deliberation in academic journals and the on-line publications of membership associations. Prepared for and presented to the Kettering Foundation. Dayton, OH.

Abstracts

  • Brice, R., Henry, M.E., Idler, E., Thorme, T. & Welsh, S. (2006). College Service-Learning, Volunteerism: Making a Difference and Closing the Gap. Available form the Governor’s Advisory Council on Volunteerism and Community Services: Trenton, NJ.
  • Brook, K., Henry, M. E. & Lazarus, F.  (2000). A view from inside: A cycle of action and reflection for building a service-learning program.  The Gerontologist, 40 (1), 265.
  • Henry,.M.E., Natale, D.,  & McKinney-Prupis, E.R. (2010),The Effect of Cooperative Education on Student Civic Development and Well-being [Abstract]. Experience: A Revolutionary Idea - 2010 CEIA Conference,18.
  • Henry, M. & Clayton, P. (2007).  Assessing Student Learning Through Structured, Critical Reflection Assignment.
  • Henry, M. E. & McKinney-Prupis, E.R., (2007).Understanding Elderhood and the “Dailiness” of Life for Well, Frail and Institutionalized Elders: Students and Service-Learning, [Abstract]. The Gerontologist, (47), 269. Available from the Gerontological Society of America.
  • Henry, M.E. & Murray, Y. (2006). Service-Learning in the Higher Ed Arena, Building Better Communities Through Higher Education [Abstract]. Available from the Center for Community-Based Learning at Montclair State University: Montclair, NJ.
  • Henry, M.E. (2006). Should e-Portfolios Be a Requirement for Co-Op Courses?, Experiential Education[Abstracts]. Available from the National Society for Experiential Education: Mount Royal, NJ.     
  • Henry, M.E. (2006). Using the “DEAL” Model to Document Student Learning in Service-Learning, Experiential Education [Abstract]. Available from the National Society for Experiential Education: Mount Royal, NJ.
  • Henry, M.E., (2006). Listening to Students: Views of Self and Family in Old Age, Outcomes of Gerontological and Geriatric Education [Abstract]. Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.
  • Henry, M.E., (2006). Reflection in Service-Learning Courses on Aging: A Qualitative Analysis, Careers In Aging [Abstract]. Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.
  • Henry, M. E. (2004). Bringing students, community partners, faculty and service-learning staff together to review programs and partnerships. Program Book, Experiential Learning: Sustaining Global Partnerships in a Changing World. National Society for Experiential Education’s 33nd Annual Conference with the International Consortium for Experiential Learning [Abstract]. Available from  National Society for Experiential Education, Minneapolis, MN.       
  • Henry, M. E. (2002). Exploring diverse perspectives on aging through the use of structured reflection in service-learning courses in gerontology, AGHE Means Business: Educational Opportunities and the World of Work [Abstract]. Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.
  • Henry, M. E. (2002).  The rewards and challenges of working together in sustained service-learning partnerships to address important social issues. National Society for Experiential Education’s 31st Annual Conference Program Book - Experiential Education: Exploring New Territories [Abstract] Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.
  • Henry, M. E. (2002).  Service-learning partnerships: Benefits of faculty, community partners and service-learning program staff meeting together.  AGHE - Teaching and Learning About Aging Through Interdisciplinary, Intergenerational and International Programs [Abstract].  Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.
  • Henry, M. E. (2001).  Developing a continuum of faculty development opportunities for a service-learning program . National Society for Experiential Education’s 30th Annual Conference Program Book - Experiential Education: Imagine the Possibilities [abstract]. Available from the National Society for Experiential Education, Minneapolis, MN.    
  • Henry, M. E. (2001). Integrating service-learning in three courses at a public university in New Jersey. AGHE - Capitalizing on Professional and Cultural Diversity to Benefit Older Adults [Abstract]Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.
  • M. E. (2004). Exploring diverse perspectives on aging through the use of structured reflection in service-learning courses in gerontology. Global Aging [Abstract]. Available from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: Washington, DC.

Presentations at Conferences:

  • Brook, K., Henry, M. E. & Lazarus, F., (Ed). (2000). “A View from Inside: A Cycle of Action and Reflection for Building a Service-Learning Program”. Gerontological Society of America’s 53rdAnnual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Henry, M.E., Molee, L.M., Nittolo, A. & Roba, E.A. (Ed). (2012). The impact of targeted faculty and graduate assistant development on student outcomes in service-learning classes. Annual Conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Baltimore, MD.
  • Henry,.M.E., Natale, D., McKinney-Prupis, E.R. & Roba, E. (Ed). (2010). The Effect of Cooperative Education on Student Civic Development and Well-being. Cooperative Education and Internship Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Henry, M.E. & Natale, D., (Ed). (2009). “Student Developed Learning Objectives, Anticipated Service Experiences and Modifications to Objectives in a Service-Learning Course: A Qualitative Analysis of Five Semesters of Student Reflections.”35th Annual Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Meeting. San Antonio, CA.
  • Henry, M.E., (Ed). (2008).“The Benefits of Course-Based, Semester-Long, Intergenerational, Service-Leaning Experiences in Social, Recreational or Institutional Settings: Helping Students Articulate Academic, Personal, Civic and Professional Growth.”34th Annual Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Baltimore, MD.
  • Henry, M.E., Molee, L., Sessa, V., & McKinney-Prupis, E.R., (Ed). (2008). “Documenting Student Learning in Service-Learning Courses: Results From the First Semester Pilot Using the DEAL Model of Critical Reflection.”Annual Conference of the National Society of Experiential Education, Orlando, FL.
  • Henry, M. E. & McKinney-Prupis, E.R., (Ed). (2007) Understanding Elderhood and the “Dailiness” of Life for Well, Frail and Institutionalized Elders: Students and Service-Learning. Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Meeting.    
  • Henry, M.E. & Clayton, P.H. (Ed). (2007).Assessing Student Learning Through Structured, Critical Reflection Assignments, 7th International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Tampa FL.
  • Henry, M. E., Workshop, (Ed). (2006). “Using the ‘DEAL’ Model to Document Student Learning in Service-Learning Courses,” National Society for Experiential Education’s 35th Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Henry, M.E., Workshop, (Ed). (2005). “Learning About Family Life and Societal Issues Through Service-Learning Courses: Focus on Children and Elders”,15Th Annual Building Strong Families Conference, Mid-Atlantic Council on Family Relations, Grantham, PA.
  • Henry, M. E. ,(Ed). (2005). ”National Standards for Experiential Education Programs: An Update on NSEE’s Initiative with CAS”, National Society for Experiential Education’s 34th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2005). “Reflection in Service-Learning Courses on Aging: A Qualitative Analysis” Association for Gerontology’s 31st Annual Conference.
  • Henry, M. E. , (Ed). (2004). “Debriefing Sessions: Bringing Students, Community Partners, Faculty and Service-Learning Staff Together to Review Programs and Partnerships”, National Society for Experiential Education’s 32nd Annual Conference, Miami, FL.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2004). “Partnering to Learn – Learning to Partner: Enhancing student Learning and Increasing Community Assets Through Long-Term, Service-Learning Collaborations”, Association for Gerontology’s 30th Annual Conference, Richmond, VA.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2003). “Sustaining Campus-Community Partnerships to Address Community Identified Needs Through Service-Learning Courses,” Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed.) (2003). “Developing Successful Service-Learning Programs and Partnerships,” American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2003). “Exploring Diverse Perspectives on Aging Through the Use of Structured Reflection in Service-Learning Courses in Gerontology,” Association for Gerontology’s Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, FL. 
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2002). “The Rewards and Challenges of Working  Together in Sustained Service-Learning Partnerships to Address Important Social Issues,” National Society for Experiential Education’s 31st  Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2002). “Service-Learning Partnerships: Benefits of Faculty, Community Partners and Service-Learning Program Staff Working Together,” Association for Gerontology’s Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 
  • Henry, M. E. (Ed). (2001).“Integrating Service-Learning into Courses on Family and Child Studies,” Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Rochester, NY.
  • Henry, M. E., (Ed). (2001). “Developing a Continuum of Faculty Development for a Service-Learning Program,” National Society for Experiential Education’s 30th Annual Conference, Kissimmee, FL.
  • Henry, M. E. & Holley, M., (Ed). (2001). “Integrating Service-Learning into Three Courses at a Public University in New Jersey,” Association for Gerontology In Higher Education’s Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA.
  • Henry, M.E., Molee, L., Sessa, V., McKinney-Prupis, E.R., & Clayton., (Ed). (2007). Assessing student learning through structured critical reflection assignments, International Service Learning Research.
  • Kelshaw, T., (Ed). (2013). Democratizing Campus/Community Partnerships: The Shift from “Service-learning” to “Engagement-learning.”  Community-based Learning in an Age of Confluence: Issues and Applications. Annual conference of the Eastern Communication Association, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Kelshaw, T. (2012). The Value of Humility in Campus-Community Encounters. In E. Novek (Ed), Communication Activism. Annual conference of the New Jersey Communication Association, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.
  • Kelshaw, T. (2011). Service-learning in political organizations: Risks and opportunities for educational institutions and students. In H-M Kuo (Ed). Integrating communication curriculum and service-learning: Engagement and collaboration. Annual conference of the New Jersey Communication Association Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ.
  • Kelshaw, T. & Brown, R., (2007). Advancing the American Democracy Project through partnerships. In F. Lazarus (Ed). Civic engagement partnerships. American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ American Democracy Project Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Molee, L., (Ed). (2013). “Using the Pedagogy and Practices of Service-Learning to Deepen Students’ Understanding of Psycho-Social, Physiological and Legal Aspects of Aging: A Multidisciplinary Approach.” American Association of Gerontology in Higher Education, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2012). “The Impact of Target Faculty and Graduate Assistant Development on Student Outcomes in Service-learning courses,” International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement, Baltimore, MD.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2012). “Service-learning and Community Engagement.” American Association for Paralegal Education, Savannah, GA.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2011). “Bringing in New Faculty.”  Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education, 2nd Annual Summer Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2010). “Assessing Learning in Service-Learning Courses Through Critical Reflection,” University Learning and Teaching Showcase, Montclair State University, Research Academy for University Learning, Montclair, NJ.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2009) “Introduction to service-learning:  Service-learning as philosophy, process, pedagogy,” Society for Community Research and Action Conference, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2008). “Documenting Student Learning in Service-Learning Courses:  Results From the First Semester Pilot Using the DEAL Model of Critical Reflection.” National Society for Experiential Education,Orlando, FL.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2007). “Bringing Life to Learning:  Connecting the Classroom to the Community,” “Service-Learning:  A Gateway to Scholarship,” Service-Learning Conference for Administrators, Faculty, Students and Community-Based Organizations,  a collaboration of the NCJW Volunteer Network and Montclair State University Center for Career Services and Community-Based Learning, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2007).“Assessing Student Learning Through Structured, Critical Reflection Assignments,” Poster Presentation: International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2006). “Inter-Institutional Research on Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Generate, Deepen, and Document Student Learning,” International Conference on Advances in Service-Learning Research, Portland State University, Portland, OR.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2006). “Meaningful Reflection as an Integral Part of a Successful Service-Learning Plan,” American Association for Paralegal Education, New Orleans, LA.
  • Molee, L., Fallis, J., McGuire, L., Jameson, J., Sessa, V. & Clayton, P. (Ed). (2006). Inter-Institutional Research on Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Generate, Deepen, and Document Student Learning. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Service Learning Research Conference, Portland, OR.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2005). “Strategies for Working with Faculty for Service-Learning,” Campus Compact Community Service Director/Service Learning Director Professional Development Retreat, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
  • Molee, L. (Ed). (2002). “The Who, What, Where and When of Service Learning,” Annual Conference for American Association for Paralegal Education, Orlando, FL.
  • Murdock, B., (Ed). (2009). Service-Learning as a Pedagogy, Process, and Philosophy. Society for Community Research and Action, Biennial Meeting, Montclair, NJ.
  • Murdock, B., (Ed). (2006). Panel entitled Building the Infrastructure for Civic Engagement at Montclair State University. Paper title: History of the Montclair State Service-Learning Program. American Association of State Colleges and University, American Democracy Project Annual Conference, Snowbird, Utah.
  • Murdock, B.,(Ed). (2006). Panel entitled Service- and Experiential Learning: An Exposition, Paper title: “Service-Learning in Higher Education.”  New Jersey Communications Association Annual Conference, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.
  • Murdock, B.,(Ed). (2005). Integrating Reflection and Assessment in Service-Learning: A Case Study of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Organizer, Service-Learning Faculty Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.
  • Murdock, B., (Ed). (2006). The Fundamental Aspects of Teaching and Learning. Co-Organizer, Service-Learning Faculty Workshop, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.  
  • Murdock, B.,(Ed). (2013). Imagine the possibilities: Innovations in Service-Learning.  Research Academy for University Learning, Teaching and Learning Showcase,Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.
  • Natale, D., Hopkins, C., & Sessa, V. (Ed). (2007). Effects of engaged learning on student academic, personal, and civic development. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Working Conference, Bringing Theory to Practice, New Orleans, LA.
  • Sessa, V.I. & Grabowski, S. (Ed). (2012). Testing a model of Academic Engagement in College Freshman: Pre-College antecedents and end of year consequences. Presented at the 12 annual conference of the International Association of Research in Service Learning and Civic Engagement, Baltimore, MD.
  • Sessa, V.I. (Ed). (2009). “Bringing Theory to Practice: The Triangle of Engaged Learning, Civic Engagement and Well-Being .” Building Academic Engagement, Civic Engagement, and Well-Being through a Service Leadership Program at Montclair State University. Paper presented as part of C. Crosby-Currie, R. Flores, & C. Zimmerman’s symposium, Annual meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Montclair, NJ.
  • Sessav, V.I. & Matos, C. (Ed). (2007). Leadership qualities and service learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Brook, Kenneth., Katherine Milsop, & Gosia Smerdel. (Ed). (2012). International Service-Learning: Rewards and Challenges. Third Annual Montclair State University University Teaching and Learning Showcase. Research Academy for University Learning, Montclair, NJ.
  • McCaffrey, Kate and Kenneth Brook. (Ed). (2011). International Service-Learning: Lessons from Vicos, Peru. American Anthropological Association Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  • Brook, K., Engaged Scholarship and Applied Anthropology, (Ed). (2008). The Montclair State University Department of Anthropology Seminar Series, Montclair, NJ.
  • D. Natale and K. Brook. (Ed). (2006). Critical Reflections on Community-Campus Partnerships: Promise and Performance. Community Campus Partnerships for Health 9th Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Brook, K., Higher Education, the Scholarship of Engagement, and Applied Anthropology. (Ed). (2004) Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Dallas, TX.
  • Brook, K., Scholarship of Engagement and Civic Engagement (Ed.) (2004). Statewide Meeting Department of Housing and Urban Development & Community Outreach Partnership Center Statewide, hosted by the Center for Community-Based Learning, Montclair, NJ.
  • Brook, K., Faculty Roles and Rewards: The Scholarship of Engagement and Applied Anthropology. (Ed). (2003). Faculty Forum: University Reward Systems and Applied Practitioner Anthropologists. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Applied Anthropology, Portland, OR.
  • Brook, K., Henry, M. and Lazarus, F. (Ed). (2000). A View from Inside: A Cycle of Action and Reflection for Building Service-Learning Program. Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society ofAmerica, Washington DC.
  • "Reflecting on Experience: Building Your Case for Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion." (Ed). (2000). NJ Education Service-Learning Consortium Conference Regarding Reflection: How Meaning Matters in Service-Learning at Kean University, Union, NJ.
  • Lazarus, L and Brook, K. "A View From Inside: A Cycle of Action and Reflection for Building a Service-Learning Program, Part 1." (Ed).(2000)  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, San Francisco, CA.
  • Brook, K.,“Cultural Experiences of the Aged.” (Ed). (2000) Presented at The YWCA, Montclair, NJ.
  • Brook, K.,“Faculty Roles and Rewards: A Union Perspective.”(Ed). (1999). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
  • Brook, K., "Building a Service-Learning Program at Montclair State University." (Ed). (1999). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
  • Brook, K. and Lazarus, F. “Development and Implementation of a Service-Learning Program and Applied Anthropology.”(Ed). (1999). Presented at theAnnual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Tuscon, AZ.
  • Brook, K.,“Anthropology and Community Health Programs.” (Ed). (1999). Grand Rounds. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Brook, K. and Lazarus, F. (Ed). (1998). “Reflecting on the Integration of Service-Learning within Applied Anthropology.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Antropology, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Manuscripts Under Review

  • Grabowski, S. & Sessa, V.I. (n.d). Academic engagement among college freshman: Pre-college antecedents.Manuscripts submitted for publication.
  • Sessa, V.I., Grabowski, S., & Shashidhar, A. (n.d.) Service-learning pedagogy, civic engagement, and academic engagement: Multiple bi-directional relationships in college freshman.Manuscripts submitted for publication.