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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Overview

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.
Contents.
Foreword.
Contributors.
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.
Notes.
References.
Index.