Student outcomes from participating in an international STEM service-learning course

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Author: Daniel, Kristy L.; Mishra, Chandrani

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to measure student affective, behavior, and content (ABC) and global awareness outcomes after participating in a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-based international service-learning (ISL) course and impacts on long-term retention in STEM fields. We compared experiences from 12 participants (undergraduate and graduate students) enrolled in a STEM-based ISL course with experiences from four students enrolled in the same course without the service-learning component. The ISL course involved classroom discussions on environmental topics...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Higher education; Students; Participation; Outcomes

Keywords: Outcomes of education and training; Experiential learning

Geographic subjects: Ireland; Europe

Published: London, England: Sage, 2017

Access item:

https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244017697155

Also called: Student outcomes from participating in an international science, technology, engineering, and mathematics service-learning course

Journal title: SAGE open

Journal volume: 7

Journal number: 1

Journal date: January-March 2017

Pages: pp. 1-11

ISSN: 2158-2440

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 134.721

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