THE ATTENTION TO EDUCATIONAL SPECIAL NEEDS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HUELVA ON THE SERVICE-LEARNING AND MENTORING

Hervas Torres, Mirian; Pardo Rojas, Adnaloy

CONTEXTOS EDUCATIVOS-REVISTA DE EDUCACION

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24 213-232 DOI: 10.18172/con.3528

 

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Spanish Spain

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This evaluative investigation describes research process which analyzes an intervention experience carried out at the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Sports Sciences at the University of Huelva, in order to give an educational response to the needs presented by the students, diagnosing their needs, analyzing, designing, organizing and executing those actions that are necessary to facilitate them access to the curriculum. Framed in the alternative methodologies of Service-Learning and mentoring, students with or without functional diversity, had option to participate as mentors in the program. Participated 41 students, 5 did it as mentors and 36 were students who presented functional diversity. Through the mentor’s notebook, academic performance, social skills, motivation, and commitment were assessed, while satisfaction was assessed by the satisfaction questionnaire. The intervention consisted of completion a training course for mentors and the development of 10 group mentoring sessions. The results indicate improvements in academic performance, skills and competencies of the participating students. Therefore, it can be established that participation has had a positive effect, providing a pedagogical response to the needs of students, and confirming the effectiveness of these methodologies.

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Mentoring; Service-Learning; High Education; diversity

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Academic identity in service-learning teaching. A transformative way of being and staying in the university

Alonso, Israel; Gezuraga, Monike; Berasategi, Naiara; Legorburu, Idoia

BORDON-REVISTA DE PEDAGOGIA

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71 3 133-150 DOI: 10.13042/Bordon.2019.68435

 

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Spanish Spain

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INTRODUCTION. Literature has highlighted the importance of the study of academic identity for the change of education. In the case of service-learning (S-L) as educational innovation and pedagogical approach, methodology, programs and even philosophy of training, a different way of understanding as a teacher is presented. In this context, this research aims to identify the features and characteristics of the academic identity and the teachers who work with service-learning, as well as their role in their teaching work and its impact on the university. METHOD. The mix methodology was used to analyze 4 research works about service-learning. Specifically, the results of 319 questionnaires, 8 interviews, 3 discussion groups and 60 stories of teachers, students and community partners will be analyzed. RESULTS. The results show that the teaching staff of S-L has a representation of the teaching learning process in which the students are the protagonists of the process and the key to cooperation, motivation and active participation of the students. In this sense, the key functions of the teaching staff is the possibility of accompanying, enabling a scenario for possible learning and leading the process together with the students and community partners DISCUSSION. The results show that the university teaching staff in S-L incorporates the components that respond to being a university professor to enable deep and extensive learning by the students, and university social responsibility. In addition, this academic identity questions with its practice the contradictions of the current university marked by commercialization and evaluative pressure, posing a way of being transformative in the contexts in which it is developed.

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Service-Learning; Academic identity; Collaboration; University social responsibility; Educational innovation

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Acquisition of competences to prevent the aquatic accident: a service learning project with university students and population with different abilities

Sanz Arribas, Ismael; Calle Molina, Maria Teresa; Aguado Gomez, Raquel; Garoz Puerta, Ignacio

REVISTA PUBLICACIONES

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49 4 219-239 DOI: 10.30827/publicaciones.v49i4.11737

 

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Spanish Spain

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This research aims to demonstrate that the service-learning methodology is an effective tool for people with intellectual disabilities to acquire the necessary skills to solve the drowning of another person, assuming minimal risk. In addition, it is also intended to know the perception of university students about the effect that the participation in a service-learning project developed with people with intellectual disabilities, has caused on them. To achieve these objectives, this research has had the voluntary participation of students of the Physical Activity and Sport Science Degree to provide two sessions of aquatic rescue to a group of people with intellectual disability. The methodology used in this study has been quantitative and qualitative. The results show that the service-learning methodology is a useful tool to improve the safety of people with intellectual disabilities in the aquatic environment. Regarding the second of the objectives set for this study, it is concluded that university students have perceived that their academic competence, their respect and their understanding towards people with intellectual disabilities has increased. At the same time, the students have perceived changes in their personal identity and they have expressed the intention to be involved in projects with a positive social impact in the future.

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Service-Learning; higher education; intellectual disability; water rescue

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Evaluation of the impact of university service-learning in physical activity and sport: a proposal from the stakeholders theory

Chiva-Bartoll, Oscar; Santos Pastor, Maria Luisa; Martinez Munoz, Fernando; Salvador-Garcia, Celina

EDITORIAL UNIV GRANADA

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49 4 29-48 DOI: 10.30827/publicaciones.v49i4.11727

 

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Spanish Spain

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University Service Learning is seen as a clear response to University Social Responsibility (USR). In the Physical Activity and Sport field there is an increasing number of good practices of USL applied in different contexts and adopting a series of perspectives, from a holistic conception of the person, related to human movement such as education, health, inclusion, socialization and recreation. Nevertheless, through a literature review of this topic, it is perceived that the evaluation of these practices has mainly focused on the effects on students’ learning. Therefore, the evaluation of its social impact has been certainly disregarded. The present article attempts to deepen in this sense; in consequence, its objective consists of proposing an evaluation model of the impact of the USL of the Physical Activity and Sport practices, paying special attention to the social aspect of the service. The proposal presented in this text is based on the Stakeholders Theory (Freeman, 1984) and it is developed bearing in mind the idiosyncrasy of USL in Physical Activity and Sport. To pin down this proposal, we provide some criteria and specific indicators to evaluate the social impact.

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Service-Learning; Physical Activity; University Social Responsibility; Evaluation; Higher Education

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HOW DOES US COLLEGE STUDENTS’ SENSE OF LIFE PURPOSE RELATE TO THEIR EMOTIONAL EXPECTATIONS OF BEING A VOLUNTEER IN THE COMMUNITY AS PART OF A SERVICE-LEARNING COURSE?

Moran, Seana; Garcia, Randi

BORDON-REVISTA DE PEDAGOGIA

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71 3 45-62 DOI: 10.13042/Bordon.2019.70425

 

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INTRODUCTION. Few studies consider how purpose in life predicts emotions related to community service in college courses even though a purpose in life, a “compass” for finding opportunities to make meaningful prosocial contributions, should motivate students to serve. METHOD. Multilevel structural equation modeling estimated direct and indirect effects of survey responses regarding students’ past service experience, sense of purpose, and searching for purpose on their emotional expectations for service-learning before starting. RESULTS. Controlling for age, gender, extrinsic motivation, and characteristics of universities and courses, students’ past service experience and two purpose variables positively related to expected positive emotions toward service work, mediated through both students’ helping identity and intrinsic motivation to serve. Only sense of purpose was associated with higher intrinsic motivation, which was associated with lower expected negative emotions. DISCUSSION. Considering students’ life purpose may stimulate intrinsic motivation and schemas of being a helping person, which could contribute to positive emotions toward community service even before the service work begins.

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Youth purpose; Service-learning; Postsecondary education; Prosocial behavior

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LEARNING AND IDENTITY PROCESSES IN UNIVERSITY SERVICE-LEARNING: A THEORETICAL REVIEW

Garcia Romero, David; Luis Lalueza, Jose

EDUCACION XX1

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22 2 45-68 DOI: 10.5944/educXX1.22716

 

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Spanish Spain

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Service-Learning (S-L) has expanded its scope in higher education in recent decades, increasing the number of programs implemented and centres that sustain them. This process has been accompanied by a development of research and the creation of new academic societies in the area. However, this scientific gathering has shown discrepancies in the way of understanding the basics of S-L. In this study, we analyse one of them: the diversity of conceptual models on the learning processes in S-L. We propose a critical discussion of the topic in order to contribute towards building a strong framework for S-L. For that purpose, we perform a bibliographic search on the topics of “process of learning” and “identity” in S-L, using the ERIC data base. From the articles found, we selected papers for an in-depth reading in order to find the mainstream lines of research in S-L and to engage in discussion on the processes of learning and identity in current research. We examine similarities and discrepancies among three theories that we identified as nuclear in research on S-L: experiential learning, transformational learning and critical theories. Also, we add the historical-cultural framework as emerging. We elaborate our discussion in two blocks: processes of learning and processes of identity. Our analysis allows us to identity different processes in the analysed theoretical models. In our opinion, they show different models of learning present in S-L: reflection through experience, identity change trough otherness, agency taking through social consciousness and involvement in a community of practice through construction of shared meaning and motives.

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Service Learning; Higher Education; Learning Processes; Identity Processes; Literature Reviews

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MENTORSHIP AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION AT THE UNIVERSITY: SERVICE LEARNING IN A PROJECT OF THE JOURNALISM DEGREE

Lacalle Zalduendo, Charo; Pujol Ozonas, Cristina

EDUCACION XX1

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22 2 289-308 DOI: 10.5944/educXX1.22694

 

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This article summarizes the perceptions of two groups of young people (students of Journalism and young adolescents in treatment for different addictions and disorders) about their participation in a project of service learning funded by the EU (Erasmus + Key Action 3) during the academic year 2017/2018. The activities of the students, integrated into the curriculum of different subjects, were aimed at providing to the youngsters with skills related to digital journalism production, critical reading, and education in communication and interculturality. The responses to the questionnaires and the focus groups reveal the reciprocal nature of a learning enhanced by the generational proximity of both groups, which has not been only based on the transmission of content, but also has an affective character. The students consider that the interaction has induced them to structure and conceptualize the knowledge, but also to overcome preconceived ideas and develop their empathy. The young people appreciate the contact with an environment previously perceived as something distant and inaccessible, as well as their direct participation in the collaborative practices. The increase in self-esteem and the greater involvement of women are two of is one of the most evident effects of the group interviews carried out in both groups. The rewarding nature of the experience could have stimulated the most involved students to volunteer in civil services.

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Service learning; mentorship; higher education; social integration

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Prospects and challenges of intervention and research in university service-learning in physical and sport activities for social inclusion

Aramburuzabala, Pilar; Luisa Santos-Pastor, Maria; Chiva-Bartoll, Oscar; Jesus Ruiz-Montero, Pedro

EDITORIAL UNIV GRANADA

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49 4 19-27 DOI: 10.30827/publicaciones.v49i4.11726

 

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Spanish Spain

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This monographic issue, focused on service-learning (SL) in the field of physical activities and sports (PAS), focuses on the inequalities that still exist in the access of many groups affected to the practice of physical activity and sports. The objective of this initial text is to publicize the creation of the “Research Network in Service-Learning in Physical Activity and Sports for Social Inclusion” (Spanish acronym: RIADIS), under the protection of the Higher Sports Council. At the time of its birth, RIADIS has researchers from ten Spanish universities that integrate capacities and resources directed towards teaching and research excellence in order to dialogue, find answers, build knowledge and join in the search or creation of solutions regarding PAS as a tool for social inclusion, in order to achieve a more just society.

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service-learning; physical activities and sports; research network; social justice

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Service Learning in Special Education Teachers’ Initial Training at the University of Huelva. INCLUREC Project

Gomez-Hurtado, Inmaculada; Moya Maya, Asuncion; Pilar Garcia-Rodriguez, M.

REICE-REVISTA IBEROAMERICANA SOBRE CALIDAD EFICACIA Y CAMBIO EN EDUCACION

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18 1 105-123 DOI: 10.15366/reice2020.18.1.006

 

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Spanish Spain

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This research describes the didactic learning experience developed in the University of Huelva linked to the Teaching Innovation Project INCLUREC in which have participated university students, students with special educational needs and a teacher of different educational levels. The experience starts from the elaboration and adaptation of didactic resources to the student with educational needs, trying to develop a compromised, functional and functional university formation and to create a collaborative network between the university, the students and the associations since a perspective of universal accessibility. The experience evolves through the analysis of more than 600 records prepared by a student, academic rates and four interviews with key informants. The results address the needs of the students, resources, schools that have collaborated and about the formation of participating university students. It concludes by highlighting the good academic rates of the university student, the connection with professionals to those who this experience serve them as permanent formation and the important contribution of material resources to students with special educational needs.

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Higher education; School community relationship; Special needs; Educational resources

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Service-Learning in the Didactics of Body Expression: effects on the empathy of university students

Marave-Vivas, Maria; Gil-Gomez, Jesus; Andreu, Maria Trilles

REVISTA PUBLICACIONES

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49 4 111-125 DOI: 10.30827/publicaciones.v49i4.11731

 

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Spanish Spain

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Service Learning (S-L) is an adequate methodology for academic and personal learning of the students. This paper analyzes the effects that the application of S-L projects related to the field of motor games and corporal expression has produced on preservice teachers (N = 96). Specifically, the study focuses on empathy, analyzing their behaviour according to certain sociodemographic variables. Through a pre-experimental design with pretest and posttest measurements, its evolution is analyzed. In particular, the effects of the S-L programme on empathy have been measured with the Cognitive and Affective Empathy Test, and we have analyzed how certain sociodemographic variables modulate their effects. The results show a significant improvement in empathy and variations in their results related to the sociodemographic variables studied.

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Service-learning; empathy; preservice teacher; motor games; body expression

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Teaching Down to Earth-Service-Learning Methodology for Science Education and Sustainability at the University Level: A Practical Approach

Hernandez-Barco, Miriam; Sanchez-Martin, Jesus; Blanco-Salas, Jose; Ruiz-Tellez, Trinidad

SUSTAINABILITY

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12 2 DOI: 10.3390/su12020542

 

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English Spain

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The Bologna Process and the European Higher Education area require the application of new active methodologies in the classroom that place the student at the center of his or her learning process. In the present work, we analyze the application of a Service-Learning (SL) methodology in the context of a Final Degree Dissertation (FDD) in the degree in Environmental Sciences at the University of Extremadura (Spain). The project deals with an isolated Kichwa community in Ecuador and involves the development of alternative science education materials for the capacitation of in-service science teachers. This paper evaluates how an FDD carried out according to Service-Learning (SL) principles can help in the acquisition of so-called “soft skills” and how these can be focused in the promotion of the sustainable development goal (SDG) knowledge and achievement. To this end, a qualitative study of the experience and a deep evaluation, followed by a final reflection, were carried out. According to the preliminary results, we can conclude that Higher Education should include SDGs in its teaching praxis and could do this successfully using the SL methodology.

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Service-Learning methodology; environmental sciences; higher education; Sustainable Development Goals; rubric

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DESIGN AND VALIDATION OF A QUESTIONNAIRE FOR SELF-ASSESSMENT OF UNIVERSITY SERVICE-LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Lopez-de-Arana Prado, Elena; Aramburuzabala Higuera, Pilar; Opazo Carvajal, Hector

EDUCACION XX1

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23 1 319-347 DOI: 10.5944/educXX1.23834

 

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Spanish Spain

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The number of university teachers that use service-learning as an alternative to traditional teaching and learning methods is increasing rapidly. This reality highlights the need to have tools that facilitate the design, implementation and evaluation processes for this new educational method. Currently, resources for ensuring the quality of service-learning experiences are scarce and often not validated. This paper describes the procedure followed for the design of the Questionnaire for Self-Assessment of University Service-Learning Experiences and its validation using the modified Delphi method online, which is a qualitative technique that aims to provide a reliable group response. In this study, two rounds of consultation were conducted by email, involving 16 academic experts who assessed the relevance and clarity of the items. While the first round of consultation aimed to analyze the relevance and clarity of all items, in the second round the clarity of the items which had been reformulated was analyzed. Results on the construct and content validity suggested the elimination or reformulation of some of the initial items. The final questionnaire was composed of 41 relevant and clear items, which are estimated through a 5 point Likert scale. Finally, two possible ways of giving continuity to this work are presented: to the opinion of experts who participate in service-learning but are not academic in the validation process; and to undertake a psychometric validation of the questionnaire through intra-test and inter-test methods.

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Service Learning; Higher Education; Questionnaires; Self Evaluation; Validity; Delphi Technique

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Lumsa University of Rome

“FENIX: Socio-economic reintegration of minors and young adults in conflict with the law.”

To provide personal and professional tools and to foster the socioeconomic reintegration of minors and young adults in conflict with the law and subject to restrictive measures of freedom

Lumsa-University-Minors

“HOPE project – build your future: personal and professional development for Unaccompanied Foreign Minors”

Aimed at young foreigners from 14 to 18 years old designed to promote their social and cultural integration and to provide them with personal and professional tools suitable for a more effective integration into the world of work

Volunteers helpin elderly people

Service-Learning and Social Interventions – engaging in meaningful activities with senior residents

Due to COVID-19 senior residents of nursing homes in Croatia were isolated for months and were lacking diverse activities and social interaction with people outside the nursing homes.

Promoting SL at the University of Deusto, Spain through Social Participation and Values (SPV)

Carrying out tasks mainly based on providing educational support and leisure activities for persons in a situation of or at risk of social exclusion

Psycologic help

INèDITnet

SL Network that promotes Innovation and Knowledge Transfer between professors, researchers, and university students

Educating for sustainable development goals

to raise awareness among young adolescents and university students about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

San Rafael

Product design and 3D-printing in Health Sciences: an S-L experience in Pediatric Physiotherapy

To design technological solutions in health through a collaborative and user-centred approach in order to generate social impact, thinking about the direct relationship between students and functional diversity children.

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Social worker at school

To promote the profession of social workers at schools. They cooperate with one school, where they try to monitor social problems among pupils and try to identify where social workers could be helpful as school staff.

Service-Learning Program for Diversity

With my community partners, we have designed a 20-page digital Handbook for Students and Community Partners (updated each year) that provides key information on service-learning, cultural humility, and the expectations of each party during the semester.

Manifesto of 10 Positive Attitudes

Manifesto of 10 Positive Attitudes: an e-Service-Learning project

Manifesto of 10 Positive Attitudes to raise awareness among young people about bullying and cyberbullying in order to prevent it. It is an interdisciplinary project.

“Parlane con me” (Let’s talk about it): an e-Service-Learning project

Their service was an Advocacy Service-Learning activity aimed at raising awareness about issues of public interest.

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Ears to the Soul

The service aim of this programme was to help people overcome the feeling of social isolation, maintain social contacts with other people and share their feelings.

How to Efficiently Document Service Learning on Your Campus

Blinn College

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Campus coordinator training

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AmeriCorps Program

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The Eastern Integrative LEarning Experience

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University

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Ideas to Action (I2A). Critical Thinking

Presentation to the Council of Academic Officers

University of Louisville

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Service-learning in higher education: Concepts and practices – Barbara-Jacoby-Associates

Leahy, L

JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP

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23 5 424-424 DOI: 10.1016/S0099-1333(97)90058-6

 

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Effect of service-learning on college students’ attitudes toward international understanding

MyersLipton, SJ

JOURNAL OF COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

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37 6 659-668

 

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This effect of an intensive 2-year service-learning program on students’ attitudes toward international understanding was assessed. A nonequivalent control group experiment was conducted with students from a large, Western state university. The results of the multivariate analysis generally supported the hypothesis that students who are involved in service-learning show larger increases in international understanding than students involved in voluntarism or no service.

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Service-learning in higher education: Concepts and practices – Jacoby,B

Bringle, RG

JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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68 6 715-717 DOI: 10.2307/2959972

 

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Extending Academic Service Learning Across the College Curriculum

Robert Kulisheck

Northern Michigan University

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Our Work: Partnering with Community Colleges for Civic Preparation

Robert W. Franco

Campus Compact

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The Civic Case for Liberal Education

Carol Schneider

Association of American College & Universities

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THE SCHOLARSHIP OF ENGAGEMENT. Circle of Higher Education Civic Engagement Initiatives

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The Aurora Project. The Community College Component of the CalTeach Sciences and Mathematic initiatives

Edward M. Landesman; Steve Matusow; Maureen Scharberg

UC Science and Mathematics Initiative

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Adult Education in University context

Seija Hämäläinen

Teknillinen korkeakoulu

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Pathways of Scholarly Engagement. BUILDING UNIVERSITY-COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

John Saltmarsh

NERCHE Umass-Boston

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A Study on Theoretical Framework of College Volunteering with special reference on service learning

Joh, Yong-Ha

Korean Journal of Youth Studies

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An interdisciplinary study of service-learning predictors and outcomes among college students

Steinke, P; Fitch, P; Johnson, C; Waidstein, F

SERVICE-LEARNING THROUGH A MULTIDISCIPLINARY LENS

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2 73-102

 

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Service-learning in higher education: Concepts and practices

MacKay, K

JOURNAL OF COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

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42 6 636-637

 

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Educating for social responsibility through experiential service learning course

Rovan, Daria; Vizek-Vidović, Vlasta

University of Zagreb, Croatia

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The aim of the paper is to present the implementation and evaluation of the new one semester optional course "Mainstreaming students with special needs" offered to the 4th year undergraduate psychology students. The course design has been based upon the concept of the education for social responsibility. The main goal of the course was defined as the development of empathy and sensibilisation of the students for the issues concerning the mainstreaming of children with special needs within regular classrooms. The experiential learning was enhanced using the case-study approach through field assignments in the classrooms and referral institutions. The project assignment (carried out in small groups of 4-5 students) consisted of four phases: designing the case study, collecting data, preparing and presenting the report. At the end of the course the students evaluated following aspects: course plan and lecture organization, motivation and learning opportunities, relationships with participants in the teaching process and the global satisfaction with the course. Students were also asked to rate on the several comparable subscales "the typical" and "traditional course". The data analysis showed that students had very positive reactions to the new course giving it significantly higher ratings then to the course of traditional design. It is interesting to note that the lowest ratings were given to their participation in the teamwork, although in their commentaries they also pointed out the importance of that learning experience. It has been concluded that more attention should be paid to the process aspect of the course.

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An Overview of Service-Learning

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Psychology today seems less capable than ever of providing a coherent account of the human mind

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PARTNERING TO SERVE AND SAVE THE CHILD WITH POTENTIAL: REEXAMINING SALVATION NARRATIVES WITHIN ONE UNIVERSITY-SCHOOL-COMMUNITY “SERVICE LEARNING” PROJECT

Bloch, Marianne N.; Lee, I-Fang; Peach, RL; Peach, Ruth L.

EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS AND THE STATE: THE PARADOXES OF GOVERNING SCHOOLS, CHILDREN, AND FAMILIES

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Impact of service learning on university student athletes’ character development

Ryan, HK

RESEARCH QUARTERLY FOR EXERCISE AND SPORT

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76 1 A108-A109

 

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The institutionalization of service-learning in preservice teacher education

Anderson, JB; Callahan, J

Improving Service-Learning Practice: Research on Models to Enhance Impacts

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17-36

 

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Although the integration of service-learning into preservice teacher education programs has grown rapidly in recent years, serious challenges to its use and institutionalization exist. This study involved an in-depth examination of the policies and practices that five select teacher education programs applied to achieve their Current degree of institutionalization. The study used a modified version of Furco’s (1999) “Self-Assessnient Rubric for the institutionalization of Service-Learning in Higher Education.” Results indicate that Most institutions institutionalized service-learning by building on their unique history, mission, and culture; relying on a service-learning faculty charnpion; establishing a positive relationship with K-12 and other community partners; and finding external and/or internal funding support for service-learning.

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In their own voices – A mixed methods approach to studying outcomes of intercultural service-learning with college students

Fitch, P

Improving Service-Learning Practice: Research on Models to Enhance Impacts

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187-211

 

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Three studies are reported in this chapter. Sample sizes range from 10 to 14. Each study uses a combination of quantitative measures (e.g., Harrinler & Bennett’s Intercultural Development Inventory, 2001; McConahay’s Modern Racism Scale, 1986; and self-reporting scales) and qualitative measures (open-ended responses and interviews) to assess outcomes of intercultural service-learning experiences on college students at. two small liberal arts colleges and to identify some best practices for designing and implementing such experiences. Results indicate that an intensive short-term experience (Study 1) call be as effective as a semester-long experience (Study 3) and that reflection and training to prepare students for the intercultural experience play essential roles.

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Service-learning and the development of democratic universities, democratic schools, and democratic good societies in the 21st century

Harkavy, I

NEW PERSPECTIVES IN SERVICE-LEARNING: RESEARCH TO ADVANCE THE FIELD

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