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Service-Learning as a New Paradigm in Higher Education of China
edited by Carol Ma Hok-ka, Alfred Chan Cheung-ming, Alice Liu Cheng and Fanny Mak Mui-fong
Michigan State University Press, 2018
eISBN: 978-1-60917-553-5 | Paper: 978-1-61186-271-3
Library of Congress Classification LC221.4.C55S47 2018
Dewey Decimal Classification 361.370951

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
The first reference book to introduce the concept and development of service-learning in China, Service-Learning as a New Paradigm in Higher Education of China provides a full picture of the infusion of service-learning into the Chinese educational system and describes this new teaching experience using case studies, empirical data, and educational and institutional policies within Chinese context. The text demonstrates how students learn outside the classroom through service-learning with valuable feedback and reflection from faculty members and fellow students about the meaning of education in China. Though service-learning was initially developed in the United States, the concept is rooted in Chinese literatures and values. This book will help readers understand how service-learning is being used as a pedagogy with Chinese values and philosophy in Chinese education, filling a niche within the worldwide literature of service-learning.
 

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