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Strohschen, Gabriele I. E., Ed.; Lewis, Kim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Education for adults ought to consider a both-and mindset when it comes to selecting approaches, values, and program models in today's multi-sector, multi-diverse, and cross-cultural environments of teaching and learning. Experiences from educational professionals can lead to recommendations for these instruction and mentoring approaches of adults…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Situated Learning, Active Learning
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Blinn-Pike, Lynn – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2008
Purpose: The overall purpose of this exploratory research was to better understand rural educators' feelings about school-based sex education in order to foster better communication and collaboration between prevention researchers and rural teachers and administrators. In order to accomplish this purpose, the research question asked "How does…
Descriptors: Proximity, Rural Schools, Rural Urban Differences, Sex Education
Altman, Mary; Caddy, John – 1994
This book describes the process and results of a 5 year arts initiative, Artists in Minnesota Schools and Communities (AMSC). Based on the premise that rural communities hold an undervalued wealth of artistic and cultural resources rarely tapped by schools, the project piloted a variety of models for integrating art in the educational experiences…
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Art Therapy
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1989
This project focuses on non-formal and adult education for women in rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, India. The objectives of the project were: (1) to provide non-formal education to girls and adult education to women in a coordinated manner; (2) to raise civic and social awareness of women; (3) to decentralize planning and implementation of programs…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Cooperation, Community Coordination, Community Development
Gauthier, William J., Jr. – 1983
This paper describes the model and process developed by the Connecticut education department to assist schools in improving their effectiveness. The report offers an operational definition of the term "effectiveness" and summarizes the research that provides the conceptual base for the model. The characteristics selected from this…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette; Raskoff, Sally – Teaching Sociology, 1994
Asserts that community service-learning holds the potential to enhance the sociology curriculum. Contends that the programs are not implemented easily and difficulties arise trying to integrate academic content with the community experience. Describes a community service-learning course, discusses typical problems, and suggests solutions. (CFR)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Programs, Course Content, Higher Education
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Gorman, Margaret; And Others – Religious Education, 1994
Reports on a study of the impact of service learning on the moral development of 70 undergraduate students. Finds that those with service learning experience showed a significantly higher rate of growth on a moral development measure than those who did not participate. Makes recommendations for further research. (CFR)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Females
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Rothe, J. Peter – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Describes the community participation facet of the eleventh-grade social studies curriculum for British Columbia. Proposes a four-stage model to identify, study, and propose recommendations about a community issue or problem. Suggests that social action based on empirical research improves social studies instruction. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Community Involvement, Curriculum Design