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ERIC Number: EJ1092787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1047-8485
Blogs as a Representation of Student Experiences in a Service Learning Course
Gerstenblatt, Paula
Metropolitan Universities, v25 n3 p111-129 2014
Research on service learning has demonstrated positive outcomes in several areas of student learning; however, there is a scarcity of research examining the lived experiences of students. This study consisted of seventeen students from two cohorts enrolled in a service learning class working in a rural town. The current study suggests the reflexive aspect of blogging fits well with the service learning principle of reflection and reveals the students' emotive experience over the course of the semester. Additionally, blogging demonstrates the attributes of service learning pedagogy that are not attainable in a classroom setting or through traditional classroom tools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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