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.This class is conducted in Spanish and is supplemented with examples and in- class internet activities to re- inforce learning, and to provide ... The idea is to empower students to utilize their language skills in their future careers. ... Early in the semester, students think about what their career goals are and how those goals can be directly related to the ... An essay and an oral presentation are additional opportunities for the student to demonstrate mastery of language skills whileanbsp;...

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

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