Integrating Service-Learning into the University Classroom
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Edition: 2011 (Revised)
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Service-learning is on the rise across campuses, As more and more students and professors are engaging with the communities around them. While this is a rewarding experience for students And The communities served, a tremendous amount of effort is needed to incorporate service-learning into the curriculum. it takes trial-and-error to find the right pedagogical tools And The perfect balance of in-field and in-class learning, As well as considerable time spent fostering relationships with community partners. for many, this can be too daunting.Integrating Service-Learning into the University Classroom helps simplify the process by providing educators with a series of course portfolios to follow. Written by instructors who have taught service-learning courses across a variety of disciplines, these portfolios model how to effectively design, teach, and evaluate a course. As service-learning courses range in topic, format, learning goals and community commitment, The book highlights both the variety and best practices of service-learning courses in higher education.Each chapter provides a detailed course description, including the goals of the course And The materials and assignments; a narrative of what has worked and what has not worked in the course; a section citing student feedback; and finally, An instructor reflection on the overall value of the course To The students, department, community partner, and themselves.
List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 4/21/2010
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall