Although an ample amount of research on college students' moral reasoning exists, little has been written about the degree to which participation in community service and alternative break programs results in growth of moral reasoning. This study investigated the extent to which participation in alternative break programs resulted in the development of college students' moral reasoning. Results of pre- and post-Defining Issues Tests showed statistically significant differences between males and females and between White and non-White students. Implications regarding the influence of gender and ethnicity on alternative break programs outcomes and further research are discussed.
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Glassman, D. N., Dunn, M. S., & Espino, M. M. (2013). Influence of Alternative Break Program Participation on College Students' Development of. Georgia Journal of College Student Affairs, 29(1). https://doi.org/10.20429/gcpa.2013.290103