Best Practices In Service Learning

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Best Practices In Service Learning

  1. 1. Best Practices in Service Learning<br />
  2. 2. Learning is integrated.<br />Objectives of the course are gained through the service learning project.<br />Skills may be practiced.<br />Dispositions may be tested.<br />Learning styles may be challenged.<br />In our case, learning what teaching means may be expanded upon.<br />
  3. 3. Life skills are developed<br />Interpersonal skills<br />Intrapersonal skills<br />Skills of negotiation<br />Skills of communication<br />Skills of collaboration<br />
  4. 4. Service learning is responsive.<br />Projects represent needs of the community and needs of the learners.<br />Both learners and community benefit.<br />During the project both learners and community respond to the input and needs of one another.<br />
  5. 5. Service learning is organized.<br />Needs are expressed.<br />Plans are made.<br />Surprises should not happen due to lack of organization.<br />Plans are adapted as needed with approval.<br />
  6. 6. Service learning is collaborative.<br />Learners collaborate with the community agency.<br />Learners collaborate among themselves.<br />Learners may find others within the community with whom to collaborate.<br />
  7. 7. The agency and learners benefit.<br />The project is developed in order to benefit both parties.<br />The commitment is more intensive than a few volunteer hours.<br />The more you give to this project, the more you will benefit.<br />
  8. 8. Service learning promotes civic responsibility.<br />Caring for others and the community is essential.<br />How is this type of caring reflected in the work of a teacher?<br />
  9. 9. Reflection<br />Will occur<br />Before<br />During<br />After<br />
  10. 10. Reflection will…<br />Assist learners in connecting the project to the course curriculum<br />Deepen the learning experience<br />
  11. 11. Assessment<br />Everyone will assess the project.<br />Learners will assess the project in multiple ways.<br />
  12. 12. Learner assessments<br />Success will be based on …<br />the success of the project<br />the skills and concepts developed during the project<br />
  13. 13. Keep this information in mind<br />As you choose a project<br />As you plan your project<br />As you execute the project<br />

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