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Prasart Nuangchalerm. (2016). Local Service Learning in Teacher Preparation
Program. Journal of Education and Learning. Vol. 10 (1) pp. 8-14.
Local Service Learning in Teacher Preparation Program
Mahasarakham University, Thailand
The local knowledge is a simply integrated in education and learning process. This study aims to promote local
knowledge in school through service learning. The learning process is employed herbal plants to reinforce
students learn how to sustain local knowledge with modern life and 21st century classroom. Participants
consisted of 42 preservice teachers, 11 inservice teachers, and 50 secondary students. Findings revealed that
service learning is significantly promoted public mind, self-efficacy, learning satisfaction, and learning process
in local knowledge.
Keywords: Self-efficacy; Public mind; Community service; Wisdom; Local knowledge; Instruction
Prasart Nuangchalerm, Ed.D. (Science Education), Faculty of Education, Mahasarakham University, Thailand
Received October 10, 2015; Revised December 19, 2015; Accepted January 18, 2016