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ERIC Number: EJ872048
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Typing with Purpose: Linking the Word Processing Curriculum to Real World Applications through Service Learning
Dymond, Stacy K.; Neeper, Lance S.; Fones, Dave
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v83 n2 p33-38 2010
Service learning actively engages students in the curriculum through participation in projects that meet a community need. It links the curriculum to the "real world," thus providing an authentic context for learning. Over the past two years, university and high school staff have collaborated to develop, implement, and evaluate a service learning component in a word processing course that includes students with and without disabilities. In this article, we share strategies for incorporating service learning into the word processing curriculum and meeting the needs of diverse learners.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
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Language: English
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