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ERIC Number: EJ1229808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Sep
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1047-8485
Introductory Service-Learning Experience: Macau College Students in Ethnic Minority School of Mountain Area in China
Lu, Ching Hui; Chen, Zi Yan; Yang, Zi Yi
Metropolitan Universities, v30 n3 p10-19 Sep 2019
This paper described how university students from Macau took social responsibility in China through Service-Learning project. It was an introductory experience for the student participants and for the children in the mountain area as well. This study aimed at raising children's interest in learning and their desire of continuing study. Results were reported in four themes: (1) increasing personal competence of teamwork spirits, leadership and service skills; (2) students' perception towards poverty issue and education in China rural and mountain areas; (3) having commitment to the next service; (4) realizing that Service-Learning must be a mutual process. This paper also provides an overview of how a living-learning community dedicated itself to community service to educate residents holistically.
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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: Macau; China