Does Service-Learning project enhance civic learning in media students?...
Playwright and screenwriter Sir Tom Stoppard once said, “I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.” To train media students in ethical knowledge, moral and/or societal responsibility to achieve public goods and make positive impact in society can be daunting. One pedagogy that holds promise to achieve that end is Service-Learning (S-L).
At the School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HMS), students taking the S-L module News Reporting & Feature Writing in the Chinese Media Communications course in October 2016 and October 2017 semesters participated in a study that examined civic outcomes.Keywords:
civic learning, service-learning project, journalism, media, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, APRCSL, Service-Learning, HMS
By: Angel CHAN, Juliet CHOO, TAN Yew Kong, Jean ONG, Sangeeta NAIR, TIONG Shiuan Shiuan, Faith ONG Ying Shiuh, TAN Bee Yen.
Source:7th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning, Singapore, June 2019