ERIC Number: ED190565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Service-Learning: Programs for the Aging. A Guide to Practicum and Fieldwork Experiences in Health, Fitness, Dance, and Leisure Services.
Beland, Robert M.
This guide presents an outline for establishing a service-learning program for college level students preparing for a career in working with older adults. The following procedures are described for developing practicums and fieldwork programs: 1) establishing program goals, 2) program staffing, 3) selection of service-learning sites, 4) developing a catalogue of approved service-learning sites, 5) developing a student manual, 6) establishing policies and curriculum, and 7) developing a follow-up procedure on students who have completed their service-learning. Included in this guide are examples of administrative tools, sample case studies of students in the program, and reference materials. (JD)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Health Services, Higher Education, Older Adults, Physical Fitness, Practicums, Program Development, Program Implementation, Recreational Activities, Service Learning, Site Selection
AAHPERD, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 (Stock 45-26770, $3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).