Experiential learning in kinesiology: a student perspective

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Overview. Service learning is a form of experiential learning that pairs academic educational experiences and community organizations to promote training, civic engagement, and meaningful service by students to their community. Kinesiology programs have moved toward increasing experiential and service learning options in health promotion for their students, but few have evaluated the student perceptions of these programs. Purpose. The purpose of the current study was to conduct a qualitative evaluation of a service learning course for kinesiology majors located in a low-income urban area...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Outcomes; Evaluation; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Experiential learning; Perception; Relevance of education and training; Outcomes of education and training; Skill development; Course evaluation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [London, England]: Sage Publications for Society for Public Health Education, 2015

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Journal volume: 1

Journal number: 3

Journal date: September 2015

Pages: pp. 123-133

ISSN: 2373-3799, 2373-3802 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 131.795

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