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Service Learning Experiences in the Degree in History of Art

Heritage and society

  • Coordination: Anna Maria Isabel Serra (annaisabel.serra(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat)
  • Community organizations:
    • Academic year 2013-14: Alcover Town Council, Alcover Women's Group, Alcover Day Center, Casal Els Amics of Alcover.
    • Academic year 2014-15: Serrallo grandmothers group.
  • Summary: This APS experience was carried out during the academic year 2013-14. The students get in touch with the senior citizens who usually go to the Nursing Home in the town of Alcover to interview them. The service was commissioned by Alcover Town Council, which wants to recover the historical memory of the town from its elederly population. Students learn about how people lived in the town many years ago, what the annual festival involved, how cooking has changed, etc.. With the material provided by the senior citizens (old photographs or other graphic material), an exhibition will be prepared for the townspeople.
  • You can listen to the experience in Tarragona Ràdio