The impact on the learning outcomes of service-learning curriculum for college students in Taiwan

Ruo Lan Liu, Han Lin Hsiung

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Abstract

This study aims at exploring the service-learning experiences and learning outcomes of service-learning curriculum for college students in Taiwan. The subjects are the students who participating service-learning curriculum in 2016, 84 in total. Questionnaires were used to collect data. The service-learning outcomes consisted of self-understanding, communication skills, general knowledge application, problem solving, civic engagement, team skills, self-reflection, caring for others and intercultural competence. The findings are as follows: All the outcomes of students have significant increases between pre and post test; Most outcomes of the high quality service-learning curriculum have significant increases than those of low quality service-learning curriculum. Finally, recommendations for college to implement high quality service-learning programme are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-223
Number of pages11
JournalCitizenship Teaching and Learning
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Sep 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Celebration
  • College students
  • Learning outcomes
  • Preparation
  • Reflection
  • Service
  • Service-learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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