Published on February 27, 2014
DESIGNING SERVICE-LEARNING Jennifer Maddrell Designers for Learning February 27, 2014
My Students’ Stories My Story Your Stories My Colleagues' Stories Our Agenda Your Service-Learning Design Plan
Design Plan Handout
Before my story, tell me yours.
I’ve never heard of service-learning.
I’ve participated in service-learning as a student.
I’ve incorporated service-learning in a class I designed or taught.
I’ll start my story at the beginning.
Be a good girl.
Have a good time.
… and learn a lot.
Be a good person. Have a good time. Learn a lot. 1. What wishes for (or from) you?
Online Class with Virtual Sessions
Identify performance problems, opportunities, and needs. Make appropriate recommendations. Develop and negotiate a consulting proposal. Maintain a positive client relationship throughout a consulting process. Desired Learning Outcomes
Online Students Clients Authentic Practice Opportunity
Finding a Client Interaction with Me Interaction with Peers Scoping a Project Interaction with Client Feedback and Guidance Geographic and Time Separation
Online Students So, I gave it a try … Clients
It was really challenging. It was rewarding to help and add value. I learned so much from the experience. My Students’ Feedback
Be good. It was really challenging. Have a good time. Learn a lot. It was rewarding to help and add value. I learned so much from the experience.
Academic Coursework Community Service Work-based Applied Learning Service-Learning
Online Students Academic Coursework Community Service Work-based Applied Learning e-Service-Learning Nonprofits
Journals Programs Twitter Books Associations Conferences Wealth of Service-Learning Resources
Webcasts at DesignersForLearning.org
College Faculty Administrators Librarians Students Nonprofits Instructional Designers
www.DesignersForLearning.org More on this later …
2. Title of your online class?
? ? ? 3. Desired Learning Outcomes?
4. Tasks to engage & apply.
Disposable Assignments Stop assignments that add no value to the world. Dr. David Wiley, Lumen Learning
Foster Communities of Innovation focused on producing innovative activity. Dr. Rick West, BYU
Engage online students in meaningful and relevant experiences. Robert Squires, Director UMOnline
Service-learning is not the same as volunteering. Dr. Kristina Lambright, SUNY Binghamton
Service Learning Two Combined Objectives
5. Potential Nonprofits?
Finding Nonprofits (easy)
Establishing the right nonprofit relationship is key. Dr. Rick Schwier, University of Saskatchewan
Near Student Near Campus 100% Virtual 6. Location of the Nonprofit Client
Location is more important for some courses than others. Dr. Molly Duggan, Lenoir-Rhyne University
Instructor Student Campus 7. Nonprofit Engagement
www.nycampuscompact.org Consortium of 1,100+ US Colleges
Needs of client & goals of project Required client support Boundaries of the project Product / Service Deliverable Needed Information & Access Time Schedule (Milestones) Roles on the project: client, instructor, and student Intellectual property Confidentiality statement 8. Memorandum of Understanding
Yes Dr. Trey Martindale, University of Memphis
Client Description Context for Project Client Needs Goals for Project Rubric Product / Service Deliverable(s) Project Management Protocols Student Reflection Parameters 9. Course Contract with Student
For student groups, define the roles and responsibilities! Dr. Brent Wilson, UC - Denver
How to move past this? Photo credit: T Hall http://www.flickr.com/photos/tmh9/245066417/
Project management! Beth Oyarzun, eLearning Office, UNC-Wilmington
Student’s Process Client Updates Instructor Updates 10. Project Management
What When 11. Student Reflection Where
Reflection helps to facilitate learning. Dr. Monica Tracey, Wayne State University
What Student Perceptions Progress Summary Tally of Hours Scope Changes Concerns Surprises Reflection
Weekly (minimum) At Milestones As Things Happen When Reflection
Individual Journal Semi-public Journal Public Blog Where Reflection
Course Contract = Rubric Student’s Process Student’s Product Student’s Reflection 12. Assessment - What
Ensure alignment among course objectives, nature of project, tasks, and assessments. Maureen Barry, Librarian, Wright State
Peer Input Client Input 13. Assessment - How Student Input
? 14. Other?
1. I hope your wishes come true.
www.DesignersForLearning.org A service-learning “match.com”
Quill West, OER Director Tacoma Community College Ronda Neugebauer, Lumen Learning Two participants in latest chapter.
23 college students 15 instructional design programs 19 college faculty mentors All volunteers of nonprofit in Michigan 5 pilot design projects Focus: GED preparation Several subject-matter experts / advisors Open Educational Resource Adaptation or Creation 100% Virtual Support learners & tutors Midst of Service-Learning Pilot
www.sites.google.com/site/oerforccr Please follow along!
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