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ERIC Number: EJ893707
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1683-1381
The Impact of Service-Learning in Supporting Family Empowerment and Welfare Program
Natadjaja, Listia; Cahyono, Yohanes Budi
New Horizons in Education, v57 n3 p91-104 Dec 2009
Background: Facilitated by Community Outreach Centre, the Packaging Design class of Visual Communication Design major at Petra Christian University implements Service-Learning Program to assist micro-industries that have joined in the Family Empowerment and Welfare Program in Kabupaten Kediri. Students, in cooperation with lecturer assist micro-industries in solving the problems of how they market their products, due to the poor condition of packaging design. Short after finishing the Service-Learning program, we find that micro-industries undergo some difficulties in implementing student's packaging design. Aim: This study investigates the impact of packaging design Service-Learning project for micro-industries in Kediri and how much it contributes the Family Empowerment and Welfare Program. Sample: Ten micro-industries are interviewed, from total population 12 manufacturers. There are totally 13 products are examined. Method: A research using qualitative method to know how much impact did our Service-Learning has on supporting the program. Researchers visit every respondent' home industries and do in-depth interview in each of them. Result: The examination result show that Service-Learning is utterly beneficial. However, we find some obstacles that made micro-industries are not well motivated to implement the students' packaging design. Conclusion: Many of producers' expect that this program progressively persist. Family Empowerment and Welfare Center in Kediri fully nourish this Service-Learning Program. We have applied some condition to fulfill the expectation of the community and benefit all the participants of Service-Learning. (Contains 5 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia