TITLE

SERVICE-LEARNING PROJECTS TO ENHANCE PREPARATION OF PROFESSIONAL HEALTH EDUCATORS

AUTHOR(S)
Geiger, Brian F.; Werner, Karen
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2004, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Community schools, colleges, universities, and faith communities promote the concept of service while learning. Opportunities for local and national service abound. This manuscript describes a successful partnership between faculty of an urban public school and undergraduate education majors completed during the spring of 2003. "Principles of good practice" were incorporated into a service-learning project aimed at teaching elementary students about personal health. Classroom teachers and university faculty rated content and methods of instruction and provided feedback to candidates.
ACCESSION #
20608002

 

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