Online Course on Service-Learning
Posted by on December 15, 2008
Portland State University
January 5 – March 21, 2009
Service-Learning Design and Practice: Instructional Strategies for Community Engagement
ELP 410/510 3 Credits
COURSE # 45331 Undergraduate
INSTRUCTOR Kate McPherson
DATES Jan 5-Mar 20
LOCATION Distance Education
GRADE METHOD P/NP Opt, A-F
FEES $427.00 Undergrad/$958.00 Grad
Service-learning is an effective instructional approach which helps students learn and apply academic skills to real problems. This instruction makes it more likely that students retain and apply what they learn. Therefore, as students make valuable contributions to their community, they also begin to assume a more active, responsible role in the community and develop a stronger sense of purpose and belonging. Learn the elements of effective service-learning practice and practical ways to incorporate these elements into your classroom. This course is recommended for K-12 educators interested in working in schools. Youth workers or others interested in the technique will also find relevancy.
Click here to register: Registration – Certificate in Service-Learning
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