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ERIC Number: EJ1139290
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2325-7466
Integrating Service-Learning in Teacher Education to Raise Disability Awareness
DeCapua, Lynn
Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, p74-80 Win 2008
This article examines how service-learning was integrated effectively into two teacher education courses at a Mercy university in New Jersey to raise awareness regarding the needs of diverse learners, particularly those with disabilities. Specific goals of the service-learning requirement, description of the service-learning activities, and student reflections and attitudes towards their experience are reported. Future recommendations for integrating service-learning in teacher education are discussed.
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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: New Jersey
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A