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BG 14035: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

SEMINAR

(First Session)

MODULE IX: SERVICE LEARNING


(NINTH SESSION)
Levels Module
BG14031 Module 1: Discipline
Module 2: Ethics for Life
BG14032 Module 3: Reasons for Living
Module 4: Moral Virtues
BG14033 Module 5: Criteria for Solving Moral Dilemmas
Module 6: Principle of Professional Ethics
BG14034 Module 7: Responsibility
Module 8: Social Justice & CSR
BG14035 Module 9: Service-Learning
Module 10: Execution of Service-Learning Projects
BG14036 Module 11: Service-Learning Experiences Sharing
Module 12: Social Engagement of the Youth for Social
Justice
BG14037 Module 13: Corporate Social Responsibility Case Study
Module 14: Media Ethics
BG14038 Module 15: Economic and Business Crimes
Module 16: Towards Responsible Leadership
SCORE STRUCTURE

Attendance (Before-Midterm) 10
Assignment (Before-Midterm)
Group assignment 5
True/False (LMS) 15

Attendance (After-Midterm) 10
Presentation 30
Project Proposal 30
3.PROCESS OF 4. GOOD
SERVICE EXAMPLES OF
LEARNING SERVICE
LEARNING

5.
2. CONCEPT OF REQUIREMENTS
SERVICE TO COMPLETE
LEARNING SERVICE
LEARNING

1.
SIGNIFICANCE SERVICE 6. BENEFITS OF
SERVICE
OF SERVICE
LEARNING LEARNING LEARNING
SIGNIFICANCE OF SERVICE-LEARNING
Outside classroom learning
Experience is the basis of all learning, and higher education
must teach students how to learn beyond the classroom.
Howard A. Berry (1932-1992), the founder of International
Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership (IPSL)
Experiential Learning
Education is to prepare a citizen to live a good life in society.
The existence of higher education is for preparing citizens for
active involvement in community life.
The founding idea of Harvard College in 1963
FOUNDATIONS OF SERVICE-LEARNING
Service-learning program
This learning includes a deeper understanding of the historical,
sociological, cultural, economic, and political contexts of the needs or issues

being addressed (Kendall, 1990).


DEFINITION OF SERVICE-LEARNING
Service-Learning is a form of experiential education in which
students engage in activities that address human and community
needs together with structured opportunities intentionally designed
to promote student learning and development

(Barbara Jacoby)
PURPOSES OF AU SERVICE LEARNING
PROGRAM
The students can gain exposure to societal realities outside classroom.
Encouraging students to improve their value system by developing a sense of empathy, social
awareness, responsibility, care, and commitment.

To provide students with opportunity to get to know people from different walks of life and develop a
sense of respect for the dignity of others.

To offer an opportunity for students to understand the injustices in society and to appreciate those
people who have moral courage to struggle for an improvement.
CONCEPT OF SERVICE-LEARNING

Awareness of community needs


Community engagement
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (1)
Group Forming
You can form the group with others from the different sections and
different lecturers
The group size should be at least 10 persons
The group members should share the same interest
The group members should know how to contact other members in
the case of urgency
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (2)
Choosing the project (1)
The project requires at least 16 hours for operating
The project should be appropriate to the group size
The project needs to be conducted in Bangkok Metropolitan
Regions, Ayudhaya, Chonburi or Pattaya
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (3)
Choosing the project (2)
All projects requires to have at least 1 project advisor
Advisor could be any lecturer in the university
The project needs to be approved by CPEL (St.Martin Center for
Professional Ethics and Service-Learning)
The project could be the same project with other course (ex MGT2402)
but this needs to be approved by CPEL first
Any project conducts outside Bangkok. The project advisor requires to
go with the students.
THREE APPROVALS

Project advisor
CPEL project advisor (Service-Learning Head)
A.Boontham/A.Anek
CPEL director
Dr.Charn
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (4)
Choosing the project (3)
The projects can be one of four sources
University project which is approved by CPEL
Ex. Kabuanboon, Pun Yim, Exposure at Fr.Rays Foundation, AU
Voice for Blind
Universitys club project which is approved by CPEL
Ex. Rotaract, Dog Lovers, Songthang, Preserve
Faculty or majors project which is approved by CPEL
ACCSC, SM, Economics, IBM major, Marketing major
Create your own project which is approved by CPEL
University project which is approved by
CPEL
Pros
You have the proposal of the same project in the previous
semester as the guideline
The project advisor is given to all projects
Cons
Many university projects have the high expense for
transportation and accommodation to other provinces/countries
or rural areas
Have the high probability to work in same group with others
whom you do not know
The schedule is not flexible
Universitys club project which is approved
by CPEL
Pros
The proposal, in most cases, is prepared by the clubs secretary
The advisor is provided to all projects (The project advisor is as the
same person as the club advisor)
It is more convenience to work and contact with friends, in the case
that your friend is the club member
Cons
Some clubs restrict the number of participants due to the clubs
constraint
You have to follow the specific rules of the club
The schedule is not flexible
Faculty or majors project which is approved
by CPEL
Pros
The proposal, in most cases, is prepared by the faculty/majors committees
The advisor is provided to all projects (The project advisor is as the same
person as the faculty/major advisor)
It is more convenience to work and contact with friends, in the case that your
friend in the same faculty

Cons
Some projects restrict that the students need to study in that faculty or major
only
Most faculties restrict the number of participants due to the facultys
constraint
The schedule is not flexible
Create your own project which is approved
by CPEL
Pros
You can form the group to work with anyone you want
You can choose the project basing on your own idea (but it MUST
NOT violate universitys code)
The project schedule is flexible
Cons
You have to write your own proposal without the same project
guideline from earlier semester
You need to find the advisor by your own
TYPE OF ACTIVITIES
AGED PEOPLE, THE
DISADVANTAGED SICK AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED PRESERVATION

Teaching languages: Visiting and having Building the checked


English/Korean/Chin activities with old dam
people in nursing
ese
home Reforesting
Developing school Taking care of Building the
for children disabled persons mangrove
Songthang clubs AU Voice for Blind
Preserve clubs
activity Exposure at Fr.Rays activity
Foundation
TYPE OF ACTIVITIES
ROYAL RURAL
PROJECTS/SUFFICIE COMMUNITIES AND
ANIMAL WELFARE NCY ECONOMY PEOPLE

Taking care of stray Kabuanboon Service-Learning


animals Outbound @ Laos
Working with other Service-Learning
organization for Outbound @
helping animals Cambodia (Pending)

Dog lovers clubs


activity
TYPE OF ACTIVITIES
PRESERVATION OF THAI
ARTS AND CULTURE RELIGIOUS PRACTICE
Learning and sharing the Helping the religious place
tradition and culture to AU for arranging the religious
students activity.
Rungsanthai clubs activity
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (5)
Proposing the project
All groups need to contact CL14 to propose the project
The project needs to be approved in written by the project advisor,
CPELs project advisor and CPEL Director
The project proposal needs to submit before the after-midterm
class starting
The project leader needs to arrange the first meeting before the
after-midterm class starting
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (7)
The project proposal
Project background
Project objectives and expected outcomes
Budgeting: Transportation, Accommodation, Food & Beverage
List of members
Members role and responsibility
The signature of project advisor, CPELs project advisor and
director
This requires to submit in PDF file!!!
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (6)
List of applicants
The detail of project members
This is requires to submit in excel file!!!
The WROND ID number would not get any score from the project
proposal!!! (Another word You would fail this course if you put the
wrong ID number)
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Preparation (8)
The first meeting
All members are required to attend the meeting
The meeting will talk about the steps for preparing project reports
and other stuffs
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Presentation in BG14035 (1)
For this semester, as Im the only lecturer (excluding evening-
program section), I allow to present with your friends from other
sections. However, please inform me in advance if you want to
do it
Nothing is required except the completed project proposal (as
the softcopy not hardcopy)
The presentation is only about project proposal
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Presentation in BG14035 (2)
Please do not read the project proposal!!!
YOU can choose anyone in your project to be the presenter.
I will choose anyone from the project members to answer the
questions.
If your group cannot answer some questions, that is fine.
If your group cannot answer all question, you might fail the
course.
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Project Execution
Taking actions on the project
Evaluating the projects on the daily basis
Asking the project advisor and community to fill up the
evaluation form
Updating the progress via Facebooks Project
STEPS TO CONDUCT SERVICE-
LEARNING
Submitting the report
Submitting the report, pictures, video clips and list of
participation within 15 days after execution the project
The details will be mentioned in the projects first meeting
THE DETAILS OF SERVICE-LEARNING
PROJECTS
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