ERIC Number: EJ1005734
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Beyond Classroom Borders: Incorporating Collaborative Service Learning for the Adult Student
Kelly, Millicent J.
Adult Learning, v24 n2 p82-84 May 2013
This article provides an overview of collaborative service learning activities as they are incorporated into university curricula designed for the nontraditional student. The basic tenets of the concept of "andragogy" are briefly reviewed to emphasize the special considerations that need to be addressed to ensure the successful inclusion of collaborative service initiatives for the adult learner. Some specific inclusion suggestions are offered to maximize the impact and meaningfulness of these unique learning opportunities.
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Teaching Methods, Nontraditional Students, Learning Activities, Andragogy, Educational Opportunities, Service Learning, Cooperative Learning, Educational Strategies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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