Practicing to Teach:  Oral History in Education  
	Lydia W. McCardle, Southeastern Louisiana University
	Cheryl L. Edwards, Southeastern Louisiana University

Since 2000, two teacher educators have collaborated to develop and implement 
an interdisciplinary service-learning project in which senior-level teacher 
candidates have participated.  Oral history provides the vehicle for 
service-learning.  Each of the candidates identifies, interviews, and writes 
an oral history on a woman who experienced World War II, on the home front or 
in the armed forces, as a teenager or young adult.  By writing the oral histories, 
the candidates preserved history and learned history, writing, and pedagogical 
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