A Balanced Approach to Experiential Education in Teacher Training: Serving and Learning

A Balanced Approach to Experiential Education in Teacher Training: Serving and Learning | Aida KOCI 

Abstract: In this paper, I will describe how I designed a meaningful service learning project for students in the course, “Needs Analysis and Course Design”2. The preparation of the students, all of whom plan to be future educators, went through 4 steps. The paper will describe the difficulties encountered in monitoring this experience, as well as the outcomes and the rationale for including the service learning project in the NACD course.

Keywords: Service, Pedagogy, Learning, Special Education, and Planning.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18662/rrem/2013.0501.06

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A Balanced Approach to Experiential Education in Teacher Training: Serving and Learning