Quick Hits for Service-Learning

Quick Hits for Service-Learning

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Service-learning, the integration of classroom instruction with community service projects, is rapidly gaining momentum as a successful teaching and learning strategy that benefits both students and their communities. Quick Hits for Service-Learning presents more than 80 examples of innovative curricula, developed by educators in a wide range of disciplines, designed to combine community service with instruction and reflection. Seven chapters offer tips for classroom activities that focus on the education of children and youth; civic awareness, engagement, and activism; language, literature, and communication; global studies and local outreach to exceptional populations; the study of history, the social sciences, and the arts; business, industry, and the health sciences; and the teaching of research and other qtools of the trade.q Brimming with ideas that busy faculty members can easily adapt to their own classrooms, this book is a valuable reference for faculty new to the field or seasoned practitioners looking for fresh ideas.Service-learning partnerships with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community Elaine M. Maccio ... Upon our return, students prepare and present independent research project/community service documentation posters, videos, anbsp;...

Title:Quick Hits for Service-Learning
Author:M. A. Cooksey, Kimberly T. Olivares
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2010-11-15


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