Students’ expectations and motivation for service-learning in public relations

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dc.contributor.author Muturi, Nancy W.
dc.contributor.author An, Soontae
dc.contributor.author Mwangi, Samuel
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-07T21:43:17Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-07T21:43:17Z
dc.date.issued 2014-01-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/17025
dc.description.abstract This study is based on a survey of public relations students and examines their attitudes, expectations, and motivations for participating in curriculum-infused service-learning projects. Results indicate that prior participation does not influence attitudes or expectations, but motivation to participate in the project was significantly associated with positive attitude and higher expectations. Students’ expectations, which include social and professional growth, and psychological and altruistic gratification through community contributions, indicate a need for discipline-focused service-learning programs and for a focus on civic engagement given the role of public relations in relationship building and in strategically addressing social issues that impact society. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.uri http://jmc.sagepub.com/content/68/4/387 en_US
dc.subject Service-learning en_US
dc.subject Public relations en_US
dc.subject Motivation en_US
dc.subject Attitudes en_US
dc.subject Expectations en_US
dc.title Students’ expectations and motivation for service-learning in public relations en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2013 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.1177/1077695813506992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 408 en_US
dc.citation.issue 4 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journalism & Mass Communication Educator en_US
dc.citation.spage 387 en_US
dc.citation.volume 68 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid nmuturi en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid scmwangi en_US


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