College students’ service learning experience from e-tutoring children in remote areas

ChanLin, Lih-Juan; Lin, Hong-Yen; Lu, Tze-Han

4TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (WCES-2012)

Volume Issue Pages DOI / ISBN / ISSN
46 450-456 DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.140

 

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English Other

Abstract: 

In recent years, service learning has experienced rapid development in education in Taiwan. Many universities have integrated service learning into the curriculum or promoted service learning as volunteer activities in enhancing cognitive development and growth among college students. In this study, college students participation in the service learning project, “Online Tutoring for After-School Learning” at Fu-Jen Catholic University was analyzed. Experiences of college students in e-tutoring children in remote areas were reacted. Issued related to service learning, distant services and equity of access, e-tutoring initiative, and students’ experiences are addressed. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu

Keywords: 

Service learning; digital divide; e-tutor; online tutoring; after school learning; distant learning

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