Engaging community service or learning? Benchmarking community service in teacher education
Butcher, Jude, Howard, Peter, McMeniman, Marilyn and Thom, Graham. (2003) Engaging community service or learning? Benchmarking community service in teacher education Dept of Education.
|Authors||Butcher, Jude, Howard, Peter, McMeniman, Marilyn and Thom, Graham|
The focus in this project has been on the extent of explicit commitment of teacher educators in universities to community service and community partnerships that find expression in the content and processes of programs. Such program expression reflects the reciprocity and mutual benefit of engagement with community in teacher education, albeit at a range of levels from superficial and isolated to complex and integrated. In teacher education, the focus is on community as a context for learning and in that sense the community provides significant benefit to the university and its students.
|Keywords||Community and college; Education; Teachers; Higher Education|
|Open access||Open access|
|Research Group||Institute for Advancing Community Engagement|
|Publisher||Dept of Education|
|Place of publication||Australia|
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