ERIC Number: ED445988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Service-Learning and Preservice Teacher Education. Learning in Deed Issue Paper.
Anderson, Jeffrey B.
This issue paper describes the reasons service-learning is used in preservice teacher education, examines challenges to its use and strategies for success, and presents examples of successful programs. The paper offers suggestions and resources to assist P-12 school systems and education leaders in making policy decisions that will maximize service-learning's impact. It contains 5 references, a 10-item resource list, and a list of organizations. (BT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Preschool Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Service Learning
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Note: Produced by the Education Commission of the State's Initiative, Compact for Learning and Citizenship.