The study and application of service learning as a pedagogy has become widespread. Service-Learning in Physical Education and Other Related Professions: A Global Perspective demonstrates how faculty in physical education and other related professions have designed, implemented, assessed, and conducted action research involving service-learning as a teaching and learning method, both locally and globally, as a means of both serving the community and enriching the lives of their students. This text is broken down into three parts: acPart I provides a definition of service learning, examines the parameters that have been explored in physical education and higher education in general, and the integration of standards to ensure high-quality service-learning. acPart II focuses on the pedagogical frameworks in which service-learning thrives and explores how the model specifically meets national standards and best practices. It also explores the emerging role of research as a measurement tool of the effectiveness of service learning. acPart III explores a variety of programs from around the globe that utilize service-learning in their pedagogical framework, and provides the nuts and bolts of what they have done and their accomplishments.Completing a service- learning project means working with someone, not doing something for, at, or to someone. To successfully ... Kudos to Dr. Marybeth Miller and Dr. James Nendel for bringing together this fine collection of essays.
|Title||:||Service-Learning in Physical Education and Other Related Professions|
|Author||:||Marybeth P. Miller, James Nendel|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2010-10-27|