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.includes volunteering, recording learning log entries and writing a final reflection paper. As the course evolves, the attention-getting novels help students gain empathy about the predicament and societal prejudices that people who have livedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Quick Hits for Service-Learning|
|Author||:||M. A. Cooksey, Kimberly T. Olivares|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press - 2010-11-15|