Graz invites Arqus teachers to a new workshop on service learning

05/072022

The University of Graz is organizing a new workshop on service learning that will take place online next 5th July from 9:00 to 16:00 CEST. The training entitled “Teaching a service-learning course: Introduction, benefits, practical guidelines” is addressed to Arqus teachers.

The topics that will be covered in the workshop are:

  • Introducing service-learning as a teaching method (in comparison to others).
  • Types of service-learning and E-service-learning.
  • Benefits of service-learning for students, teachers and community partners.
  • Involving community partners in service-learning.
  • Service-learning in practice: difficulties and solutions.
  • Specificities of assessing service-learning courses.
  • Good practice examples and worksheets.

During the training, a mix of theoretical and practical inputs and participatory, interactive methods in small groups will be applied.

The trainer of the workshop is Dr. Katharina Resch (MSc). Katharina Resch is a sociologist and educational researcher at the University of Vienna, Austria. Among her research interests are educational research and didactics, diversity, inclusion, and service-learning.

Register here by 4th July. The workshop is limited to 21 participants. Principle of selection: first come, first served. A waiting list is going to be provided.

Find out more information here or download the description of the activity.

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