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Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Jun Xing

Abstract

Service-learning is a form of experiential education that combines academic study with community service. Learning occurs as students work with others through applying their academic knowledge to community needs and at the same time, reflecting on their experience and the real-world relevance of their skills. This book describes the development of service learning in Asia around three themes: service-learning and indigenous traditions; service-learning and social justice education; and service-learning and multicultural education. The essays in this collection are multi-disciplinary, ranging f ... More

Keywords: service-learning, experiential education, learning outcome assessment, social justice education, community, multicultural education, indigenous traditions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789888028467
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jun Xing, editor

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