Service-Learning in Asia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9882206190
  • ISBN-13: 9789882206199
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 175 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This anthology brings together a distinguished group of service-learning scholars on the development of service learning in Asia around three themes: (1) service-learning and indigenous traditions; (2) service-learning and social justice education; and, (3) service-learning and multicultural education. The book is essential reading for students, educators, and the general public.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Service-learning in Asia.
1: Variations in Meaning and Forms.
2: Bridging Classrooms to Communities in Service-learning Programs.
3: An Appreciation of Cross-cultural Differences through International Service-learning at International Christian University, Japan.
4: Building Students’ Total Learning Experience through Integrating Service-learning into the Teacher Education Curriculum.
5: Service-learning Models in the Asia-Pacific Region and Lady Doak College.
6: Case Studies.
7: The Community-based Instruction Program at Hong Kong Baptist University.
8: How Actions Can Become Learning: The Cross-cultural Effectiveness of Service-learning in Asia.
9: Intercultural Service-learning and Multicultural Symbiosis.
10: Service-learning in University Curricula: A Case Study at Fu Jen Catholic University.
11: International Service-learning: A Singapore Experience.
12: A Cross-cultural Service-learning Program Model: W.T. Chan Fellowships Program.