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The Hidalgo Project : an experiential study of service-learning in Mexico

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dc.contributor.advisor Hasebe-Ludt, Erika
dc.contributor.author Roth, Kathy
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-17T21:56:43Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-17T21:56:43Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/930
dc.description vi, 68 leaves : col. ill. ; 29 cm. -- en
dc.description.abstract This paper describes and analyzes the experience of a Canadian nurse educator and graduate student who studied and participated in a service-learning project in a rural community outside the village of Orizabita, in the Municipal District of Ixmiquilpan, in Hidalgo, Mexico. A successful service-learning experience occurs when a pre-determined service is provided to an individual or community in need, at the same time providing students with a rich and rewarding learning experience. The methodology used to study and evaluate this experience include ethnographic field notes, interviews, and reflective journaling. The benefits of such an experience include: increased leadership skills, active involvement in community, heightened awareness of cultural sensitivity and competence, life skills, and the establishment of partnerships. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en
dc.subject Education -- Mexico en
dc.subject Student learning -- Mexico en
dc.title The Hidalgo Project : an experiential study of service-learning in Mexico en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en

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