Abstract—The two purposes of this study were: 1) to explore
the effects of one-time service learning on the cognitive and
affective development of science undergraduates student of Suan
Sunandha Rajabhat University and 2) to evaluate the
effectiveness of STEM using on students' engagement in
academic services. These questions were explored by means of
qualitative study of 130 (grade 10-12) students of
KrokSombunwittayakom School and 21 industrial microbiology
students of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University who
participated in one-time service learning at Prachin Buri
Province in 2016 and 2017. The study discussed in this article
examined the benefits of service-learning using both
questionnaire and interview data. From data analyses, it
indicated that activity participants engaged in activities actively
and mindfully. STEM, significantly, influenced students
behavior. Service participation showed positive effects to
students’ performance. The positive effects of service can be
explained by the fact that participation in service increases their
Index Terms—Service learning, Secondary school, STEM, Thailand.
The authors are with the Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, 10300, Thailand (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Jaruwan Chutrtong, Narumon Boonman, and Waradoon Chutrtong, "Service Learning by STEM Activity in Secondary School at Prachin Buri Province, Thailand," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 580-583, 2019.Copyright © 2019 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).