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Service-learning within higher education : rhizomatic interconnections between university and the real world

Carrington, Suzanne B. & Iyer, Radha (2011) Service-learning within higher education : rhizomatic interconnections between university and the real world. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(6), pp. 1-14.

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Abstract

This paper discusses Service-learning within an Australian higher education context as pedagogy to teach about inclusive education. Using Deleuze and Guattari’s (1987) model of the rhizome, this study conceptualises pre-service teachers’ learning experiences as multiple, hydra and continuous. Data from reflection logs of pre-service teachers highlight how the learning experience allowed them to gain insights in knowledge as socially just, ethical and inclusive. The paper concludes by arguing the need to consider Service-learning as integral to university education for pre-service teachers.

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ID Code: 41748
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: service-learning , inclusive education , Deleuze, HERN
ISSN: 1835-517X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Social Science Press
Deposited On: 23 May 2011 08:37
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 18:22

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