Sam Perry

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

First Advisor

Dr. Elizabeth Goryunova

Second Advisor

Dr. Daniel Jenkins


The purpose of this study is to explore the domains of service-learning, leadership education, and online education to generate new ideas relevant to providing a comprehensive educational experience that successfully aids students to lead in subsequent positions. This is an in integrative literature review with supporting information from 35 sources including journals, books, dissertations, relevant media, and surveys that are used to discuss leadership education, online education, service-learning, and the leadership development potential for students when service-learning assignments are utilized in online leadership courses. Themes from each section will be identified and combined to produce new ideas in employing service-learning in online settings as it pertains to leadership education.