Service-Learning in Online Courses: Exploring Opportunities<br />Friday, February 9, 2010<br />John Hamerlinck<br />Minnes...
Learning on Demand: Online Education in the United States, 2009<br />I. Elaine Allen, Ph.D. & Jeff Seaman, Ph.D.<br />http...
Dr. Jean R. Strait HamlineUniversity<br />
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Online<br />Course<br />Service<br />Learning<br />
http://www.csuchico.edu/celt/roi/<br />
Preparation to learn<br />while serving <br />Reflection through structured opportunities<br />created to think, talk, and...
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse www.servicelearning.org<br />Community Service vs. Service-Learning<br />
focus on experiential learning through programs like internships and capstones<br />Collaborative, multiple experiences wi...
Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education<br />encourages contact between students and faculty,<br />d...
<ul><li>International Service-Learning
Learning from/with students from everywhere</li></ul>Serve rural/remote communities<br />Communities without colleges<br /...
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John Hamerlinck's presentation to Minnesota Campus Compact's webinar on service-learning in online education

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  1. 1. Service-Learning in Online Courses: Exploring Opportunities<br />Friday, February 9, 2010<br />John Hamerlinck<br />Minnesota Campus Compact<br />Image: http://www.explodingdog.com/<br />
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  3. 3. Learning on Demand: Online Education in the United States, 2009<br />I. Elaine Allen, Ph.D. & Jeff Seaman, Ph.D.<br />http://www.sloanconsortium.org/publications/survey/pdf/learningondemand.pdf<br />
  4. 4. Dr. Jean R. Strait HamlineUniversity<br />
  5. 5. Image: http://www.explodingdog.com/<br />
  6. 6. Online<br />Course<br />Service<br />Learning<br />
  7. 7. http://www.csuchico.edu/celt/roi/<br />
  8. 8. Preparation to learn<br />while serving <br />Reflection through structured opportunities<br />created to think, talk, and write <br />about the service experience<br />Meaningful contributions<br />to the community<br />Evaluation/Assessment<br />with constructive feedback<br />providing information on <br />community and student outcomes<br />
  9. 9. National Service-Learning Clearinghouse www.servicelearning.org<br />Community Service vs. Service-Learning<br />
  10. 10. focus on experiential learning through programs like internships and capstones<br />Collaborative, multiple experiences with same community partner, interdisciplinary<br />S-L<br />s-L<br />LEARNING<br />s-l<br />S-l<br />SERVICE<br />Lots of projects – more like community service<br />Maybe deeper commitment (more hrs.?) Maybe co-curricular, but not necessarily a deeper curricular context<br />
  11. 11. Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education<br />encourages contact between students and faculty,<br />develops reciprocity and cooperation among students,<br />encourages active learning,<br />gives prompt feedback,<br />emphasizes time on task,<br />communicates high expectations, and<br />respects diverse talents and ways of learning.<br />What aspects of online learning and of service-learning address these principles?<br />American Association for Higher Education & Accreditation (Formerly AAHE) http://www.aahea.org<br />
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  13. 13. <ul><li>International Service-Learning
  14. 14. Learning from/with students from everywhere</li></ul>Serve rural/remote communities<br />Communities without colleges<br />Partner with a small town or towns for a common frame of reference<br />Opportunities<br />Partner with a national or international organization on coordinated or long-term projects (Red Cross, United Way, . . . )<br />
  15. 15. Group projects rather than individual student service<br />Creating a collaborative product<br />Community Based Research<br />No more fictional case studies<br />Try starting here to orient students to community-focused learning<br />97% of community colleges deliver online courses<br />2 + 2, collaborative service projects with 4-yr. institutions<br />Opportunities<br />
  16. 16. PROPOSED:<br />A resource for sharing information on the study and practice of:<br />the innovative use of emerging technologies to support civic engagement in higher education<br />service-learning in online teaching<br />Opportunities<br /><ul><li> Online peer reviewed journal
  17. 17. Blogs
  18. 18. Resource sharing
  19. 19. Examples of good practice
  20. 20. Coordinated multi-institutional or multi-course projects
  21. 21. What else?</li></li></ul><li>John Hamerlinck<br />Associate Director<br />Minnesota Campus Compact<br />2356 University Avenue West, Suite 280<br />St. Paul, MN 55114<br />john@mncampuscompact.org<br />Phone: 651-603-5091<br />Fax: 651-603-5093<br />Web: www.mncampuscompact.org<br />Blog: http://mncompact.wordpress.com<br />
  22. 22. Questions,<br />Comments,<br />Suggestions<br />

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