Event Title

Unto a full grown citizen : service-learning for jurists in their fresher year

Location

MD203, Paul Cardinal Shen Medical Building, Fu Jen University

Start Date

29-5-2015 10:40 AM

End Date

29-5-2015 11:50 AM

Description

As Article 13 of International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights promulgates: "Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and the sense of its dignity, and shall strengthen the respect for human rights. They further agree that education shall enable all persons to participate effectively in a free society, promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations and all racial, ethnic or religious groups." Service-Learning shall be a lifelong programme subject to the above principle. It aims to cultivate students' characters and abilities and finally bring them unto a full grown citizen.

As a Law teacher, the presenter believes that students shall train themselves as a good team-member and a positive social participant. Those roles should be a crucial part in their legal profession. Therefore, the presenter designs a service -learning project for the first-year compulsory course of "Introduction to University Studies" according to four Principles: (1) Learning before serving and learning in serving; (2) Go out but not go far yet; (3) Serve with their professional skills, knowledge and passion. (4) More creative and more fun.

The topic of this year is to prevent the hazards of tobacco on campus. The presenter teaches students "Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act 2009" and related policy and regulations first. Then students are divided into 10 teams for ten colleges. First, students have to do field study and investigate how serious the hazard of tobacco is in their target college. Then, Students try to analysis the causes and develop a useful and possible strategy according to the environment of their target college. Secondly, every team has to report its project orally to course director and their classmates in public. They shall explain what their strategy is and why it is workable and worthy. Third, team-members shall corporately complete their projects and make a full written report. Fourth, 10 teams present their accomplishment, share their acquisitions with others and suggest further possible improvements. Teacher will finally conclude what skills and characters can be earned in this course.

The presenter will narrate his concept and review in the Conference.

Recommended Citation

Yao, M.-C. (2015, May). Unto a full grown citizen: Service-learning for jurists in their fresher year. Paper presented at the 5th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning: Love Journey: Community Engagement through Service-Learning, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan.

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May 29th, 10:40 AM May 29th, 11:50 AM

Unto a full grown citizen : service-learning for jurists in their fresher year

MD203, Paul Cardinal Shen Medical Building, Fu Jen University

As Article 13 of International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights promulgates: "Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and the sense of its dignity, and shall strengthen the respect for human rights. They further agree that education shall enable all persons to participate effectively in a free society, promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations and all racial, ethnic or religious groups." Service-Learning shall be a lifelong programme subject to the above principle. It aims to cultivate students' characters and abilities and finally bring them unto a full grown citizen.

As a Law teacher, the presenter believes that students shall train themselves as a good team-member and a positive social participant. Those roles should be a crucial part in their legal profession. Therefore, the presenter designs a service -learning project for the first-year compulsory course of "Introduction to University Studies" according to four Principles: (1) Learning before serving and learning in serving; (2) Go out but not go far yet; (3) Serve with their professional skills, knowledge and passion. (4) More creative and more fun.

The topic of this year is to prevent the hazards of tobacco on campus. The presenter teaches students "Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act 2009" and related policy and regulations first. Then students are divided into 10 teams for ten colleges. First, students have to do field study and investigate how serious the hazard of tobacco is in their target college. Then, Students try to analysis the causes and develop a useful and possible strategy according to the environment of their target college. Secondly, every team has to report its project orally to course director and their classmates in public. They shall explain what their strategy is and why it is workable and worthy. Third, team-members shall corporately complete their projects and make a full written report. Fourth, 10 teams present their accomplishment, share their acquisitions with others and suggest further possible improvements. Teacher will finally conclude what skills and characters can be earned in this course.

The presenter will narrate his concept and review in the Conference.