The Process of Organizing and Implementing Curricular Service Learning in American Higher Education and Its Enlightenment on China

Zhizhong CHEN, Subin WEI

Abstract


Service learning in American universities is divided into curricular service learning and extracurricular service learning. The corresponding process of organizing and implementing service learning in American universities is also divided into curricular service learning and extracurricular service learning. Take Michigan State University as the case, the six steps of investigation, preparation, engagement, reflection and connection, evaluation, demonstration or celebration are interpreted in detail. I focus on the process of organizing and implementing curricular service learning in detail. Clarifying the process of organizing and implementing curricular service learning in American higher education has certain reference significance for the transformation and development of some local colleges and universities in China.


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American universities; Curricular service learning; The process of organizing and implementing

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11760

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