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Clase Mágica-Sevilla. An experience of SL and Identity Transformation

Our participants are students of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University Pablo de Olavide (Seville, Spain). There are participating in the subject matter: Fundamentals of Human Psychology Functioning, 1st course of Social Education Degree. Students participate in a Public school sited in a marginal area of the city, where mainly attend children from Roma families in a situation of social exclusion. This is a school set up as a learning community (Elboj and Oliver, 2003). The participation of university students makes possible the formation of interactive groups, where children learning cooperatively in small groups, and students from university serve as learning guides.

In university classes students learn theoretical concepts through the reflection of their practical experience in school. Besides, they have to reflect about that concepts and about their personal experience in field-notes they have to write every time they go to school. The participation in the experience is mandatory for all the student of the course and they have to go to school 1 day per week during 10 weeks (2 hours per day). That is 20 hours of collaboration with the school.

Evaluation in made through the field-notes and a paper they have to write. Finally, the experience is celebrated with a festival of short films about the experience that are showed to the university community.

Country: Spain

Year: 2018

Institution: Pablo de Olavide University

# of students: 65

Interaction with beneficiaries: Face-to-face

Academic Degree: Undergraduate

Discipline(s): Psychology, Pedagogy, Sociology, Anthropology

Community Service Area & SDG’s: Quality Education

Community Partners: Public School