Implementing Service-Learning Through an Online Graduate Course in Instructional Design
Jesús Trespalacios, Tera Armstrong, Cynthia Goodwill, Boise State University, Boise, ID, United States
IJOPCD Volume 7, Number 4, ISSN 2155-6873 Publisher: IGI Global
The following paper describes a collaborative service-learning project done in an online graduate class on instructional design. With the help of the university's service-learning program, a community issue was identified related to encouraging underserved populations to pursue STEM careers. Graduate students developed a data analysis from surveying high school students, designed and implemented a website where information about specific careers can be found, and evaluated the project with the help of a high school science teacher. The project also required that the graduate students reflected about the service activity to gain a deeper understanding of course objectives. The course instructor and graduate students' experiences during this service-learning project are discussed.
Trespalacios, J., Armstrong, T. & Goodwill, C. (2017). Implementing Service-Learning Through an Online Graduate Course in Instructional Design. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 7(4), 65-79. IGI Global.