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SERVICE LEARNING. HORT 4012 University Terrace Jason Kelly and Edward Heard. Purpose of the Service Learning Program. Extending the role of the University by providing a needed service in the community, while gaining practical skill and experience in the in the context of a University class:

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SERVICE LEARNING

HORT 4012

University Terrace

Jason Kelly and Edward Heard


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Purpose of the Service Learning Program

  • Extending the role of the University by providing a needed service in the community, while gaining practical skill and experience in the in the context of a University class:

  • To lead 5th grade students at local elementary schools through the Junior Master Gardener Program and teach gardening methods.

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What We Learned

  • Following rules – to work and learn together, we must respect orderly progress.

  • Garden schedules – planning the time needed for gardening activities

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What We Learned

  • Temperature zones – different plants need different climate conditions

  • Planting seasonal annuals – warm season crops and cool season crops

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What We Learned

  • Planting dates – using LSU Agriculture Center publications

  • Harvesting crops – when and how to pick vegetables

  • Fruit or vegetable – botanical vs. customary definitions

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What We Learned

  • Scientific names – same in all languages

  • Landscape design – plan how land will be used

  • Light requirements – full sun, shadeor partial shade

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What We Learned

  • Color in design – complementary colors, color wheel

  • Locating seeds – fruit shape, number and arrangement

  • Transplants – head start in the spring with greenhouse when its cold outside

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What We Learned

  • Planting methods – hole 2X width of container, remove roots intact, plant root-ball level, water

  • Plant texture – adds feel to garden views

  • Food Guide Pyramid proper amounts of all food groups needed

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What We Learned

  • Buds – leaves and flowers, terminal vs. lateral bud growth

  • Tree height – if tree was sideways, it could be measured

  • Herbs – identification based on texture and odor

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What I Learned

  • Keeping students motivated by the value of learning is the key to their attention.

  • When students are peaceful, they show phenomenal capability to intelligently exercise new skills.

  • Progress was made when misbehavior was reported to the teacher for correction.

  • I enjoy sharing my knowledge and ambition with young people interested in Horticulture.

  • School gardening is informative and fun.

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What I learned

  • The students worked best when the projects kept them busy.

  • Their attention was best kept by getting them interested in the projects.

  • Discipline was necessary but seldom needed to any extent.

  • It was pleasurable to see students learn new subjects on Horticulture.

  • Service Learning courses should be taught at all schools.

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Overall Course Evaluation

  • The activities were interesting, interactive, and well suited to learning environment.

  • Students enjoyed the class periods, and were eager to participate and ask thoughtful questions.

  • I gained teaching experience and confidence in my horticultural skills as a leader.

  • We performed a valuable service for the community.

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Service Learning at University Terrace

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