Joseph A. Galura is an advisor/lecturer for the undergraduate minor in Community Action and Social Change. He also is a lecturer in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and has developed, implemented and taught service-learning courses in Sociology (Project Community), Education (LUCY: The Lives of Urban Children and Youth), and American Culture (Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies). His classes, projects and publications draw on work in criminal justice, chemical dependency, community organization, urban schooling and the Filipino American community. He is the former Director of Project Community: Sociology 389/325, as well as the founding editor of the OCSL Press, the publication arm of the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning at the University of Michigan.
Community service learning, especially how this pedagogy affects student outcomes; diversity, spirituality, and social work practice; the experiences of Filipino Americans, particularly in metropolitan Detroit.
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School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109
|1983||MSW||Social Work||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|1980||BA||Anthropology and Psychology||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
Galura, J. A. (2017). Service-learning and integrative pedagogy for engaging the whole student. In D. Schoem, C. Modey and E. St. John (Eds.), Teaching the Whole Student: Engaged Learning with Heart, Mind and Spirit 154-171. Stylus Publishing.
Lawsin, E. & Galura, J. (2015). A brief history of Filipino Americans in Michigan. In S. Wilkinson & V. Jew (Eds.), Asian Americans in Michigan: Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from The Midwest 170-176. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.
Richards-Schuster, K., Ruffolo, M., Nicoll, K., Disletrath, C., Galura, J. & Mishkin, A. (2015). Exploring challenges and struggles faced by students in transitioning to social justice work in the real world: Implications for social work. Advances in Social Work, 16(2), 373-389.
Richards-Schuster, K. E., Ruffolo, M. C., Nicoll, K. L., Distelrath, C. & Galura, J. A. (2014). Using e-portfolios to assess program goals, integrative learning and civic engagement: A case example. International Journal of ePortfolio, 4(2), 133-141.