ERIC Number: ED394613
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr-30
Reference Count: N/A
Service Learning: A Community Strategy for HIV Prevention. A Teleconference of the Community College Satellite Network, Program Guide (April 30, 1996).
American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
In an effort to help community colleges develop and implement programs that promote community health, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) held a teleconference in April 1996 focusing on service learning and HIV/AIDS prevention. This two-part document provides the teleconference program and a transcript of remarks made during the event. The program includes the following materials: (1) a welcome letter from the AACC President; (2) instructions for participating in the teleconference; (3) pre- and post-teleconference assessment forms; (4) an article on the community college's role in promoting health care; (5) 1995 statistics on HIV infection and AIDS cases in the United States and worldwide; (6) a description of service learning and its essential components; (7) a discussion of the AACC's Bridges to Health Communities project; (8) profiles of teleconference participants; (9) a list of Internet resources on HIV/AIDS and service learning; and (10) descriptions of suggested post-teleconference group activities. The second part provides a transcript of the teleconference, including discussions of such topics as the role of community colleges in providing leadership to help halt the spread of AIDS, the behavioral foundations of health, model community college programs aimed at HIV/AIDS prevention, and the role of service learning in such programs. (TGI)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.