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ERIC Number: EJ1100544
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1521-0960
Getting out of Their Comfort Zone: Examining Teacher Candidates' Reactions to Service-Learning Abroad
Regalla, Michele
Multicultural Perspectives, v18 n2 p65-72 2016
This study presents data gathered from a service-learning trip to Costa Rica designed for teacher candidates. Data include participant responses to writing prompts, field notes, and follow-up questionnaires. Results show that participants' experience with the language barrier raised their empathy toward English learners. However, participants expressed dissonance regarding student behavioral norms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Costa Rica
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A