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The Impact of Service-Learning in Supporting Family Empowerment and Welfare Program Case Study: Packaging Design Class Project for Micro Industries in Kediri

Natadjaja, Listia and Cahyono, Yohanes Budi (2009) The Impact of Service-Learning in Supporting Family Empowerment and Welfare Program Case Study: Packaging Design Class Project for Micro Industries in Kediri. New Horizon in Education, 57 (3). pp. 1-14. ISSN 1683-1381

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    Abstract

    Background: Facilitated by Community Outreach Centre, the Packaging Design class of Visual Communication Design major at Petra Christian University implements Service-Learning Program to assist micro-industries that have joined in the Family Empowerment and Welfare Program in Kabupaten Kediri. Students, in cooperation with lecturer assist micro-industries in solving the problems of how they market their products, due to the poor condition of packaging design. Short after finishing the Service-Learning program, we find that micro-industries undergo some difficulties in implementing student’s packaging design. Aim: This study investigates the impact of packaging design Service-Learning project for micro-industries in Kediri.and how much it contributes the Family Empowerment and Welfare Program. Sample: Ten micro-industries are interviewed, from total population 12 manufacturers. There are totally 13 products are examined. Method: A research using qualitative method to know how much impact did our Service- Learning has on supporting the program. Researchers visit every respondent’ home industries and do in-depth interview in each of them. Result: The examination result show that Service-Learning is utterly beneficial. However, we find some obstacles that made micro-industries are not well motivated to implement the students’ packaging design. Conclusion: Many of producers’ expect that this program progressively persist. Family Empowerment and Welfare Center in Kediri fully nourish this Service-Learning Program. We have applied some condition to fulfill the expectation of the community and benefit all the participants of Service-Learning. Key words: Service-Learning, Family Empowerment and Welfare Program

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    Divisions: Faculty of Art and Design > Visual Communication Design Department
    Depositing User: Listia Natadjaja
    Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2011 14:54
    Last Modified: 11 Jul 2011 14:54
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/15038

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