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Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle; Mullett, Cathy; Griswold, Wendy; Baize-Ward, Amy; Vetor-Suits, Crissy; Londt, Susan Cole – Adult Learning, 2018
Using a framework of care to design experiences in formal or informal learning does two things. It acknowledges intentions of reflective learning through open communication and meets expectations of scholars seeking knowledge within a learning community. This proposed framework was developed from programs involving popular education, community…
Descriptors: Models, Popular Education, Adult Education, Community Education
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Garry, Vanessa – American Educational History Journal, 2018
As the early twentieth century's restrictive social policies and poor economic conditions relegated African Americans in St. Louis, Mo. to high poverty neighborhoods, parents were forced to enroll their children in substandard segregated schools. Meanwhile the African American population increased in size from 108,765 (11.4 percent) in 1940 to…
Descriptors: Community Education, Personal Narratives, African Americans, School Segregation
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Roumell, Elizabeth A. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter defines grassroots community education, makes connections to Dewey's philosophy of experiential learning, and then describes a recent occurrence of indigenous activism that illustrates Dewey's relevance to community learning.
Descriptors: Community Education, Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Indigenous Populations
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Gallardo, Roberto; Collins, Andy; North, Elizabeth Gregory – Journal of Extension, 2018
With the digital age in full swing, helping rural communities transition to, plan for, and prosper in digitally minded ways is critical. This article describes an innovative outreach process that relies on asset-based community development and the intelligent community concept. More importantly, the process relies heavily on Extension personnel…
Descriptors: Community Development, Rural Extension, Outreach Programs, Community Education
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Wahl, Rachel – Educational Theory, 2018
Deliberation has become a defining ideal of democratic theory, and learning is central to robust deliberation. It is challenging for people to learn from each other, however, in contexts of inequality and deep social cleavages--though this is precisely when such learning is most needed. The political theorist Danielle Allen has argued that the…
Descriptors: Democracy, Democratic Values, African Americans, Learning Processes
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Mucedola, Michael S. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2018
The purpose of this article is to spotlight successful advocacy of traditional HPE teacher pedagogy in non-school settings and to provide implementation strategies to design college programs to meet the job demands in this field.
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Parker, Carolyn; Kruchten, Catherine; Moshfeghian, Audrey – Afterschool Matters, 2017
The STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) program is a community partnership initiative that includes both in-school and afterschool STEM education for grades 3-5. It was designed to broaden participation and achievement in STEM education by bringing science and engineering to the lives of low-income urban elementary school…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Urban Schools, STEM Education, Science Course Improvement Projects
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Willness, Chelsea; Bruni-Bossio, Vince – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
Integrating literature on entrepreneurial business models and community-based experiential learning, we propose a new framework to advance the practice of curriculum innovation. Grounded in principles of design thinking, the curriculum innovation canvas provides a human-centered, collaborative, and holistic platform for instructors, curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Design Preferences, Entrepreneurship
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Smathers, Carol A.; Lobb, Jennifer M. – Journal of Extension, 2017
The tool kit Mobilizing Rural Communities to Prevent Childhood Obesity is the product of a seven-state multidisciplinary research project focused on enhancing obesity prevention efforts by integrating community coaching into the work of rural community coalitions. The interactive tool kit is available at no cost both in print form and online, and…
Descriptors: Obesity, Child Health, Extension Education, Prevention
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Krašovec, Sabina Jelenc; Golding, Barry; Findsen, Brian; Schmidt-Hertha, Bernhard – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2017
This specially themed ""Getting of Wisdom," Learning in Later Life" Edition of the "Australian Journal of Adult Learning" ("AJAL") is not so much concerned with the issue of ageing itself, but more about quality of life regardless of age. It is about taking, but also giving back as best as possible at any…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Quality of Life, Knowledge Level, Adult Learning
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Payne, Pamela B.; Hubler, Daniel S. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
Students in Family Science often feel that they have an uphill battle to finding career opportunities that maximize their experiences from degree programs. The hallmark of successful programs in Family Science needs to be the development and maintenance of high-quality field experiences for students that align with national standards and…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Field Experience Programs, School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education
O'Neill, Jerry; Cullinane, Susan – Adult Learner: The Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, 2017
Professional development is a fundamental, if sometimes, overlooked aspect of nurturing high quality adult education. Creating genuine and engaging spaces for such development presents a number of challenges for organisers in any one of Ireland's sixteen Education and Training Board's community education services who work with a tutor body that…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Community Education
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Olson, Jonathan R.; Hawkey, Kyle R.; Smith, Burgess; Perkins, Daniel F.; Borden, Lynne M. – Journal of Extension, 2016
In this article, we describe how a peer-coaching model has been applied to support community-based Extension programming through the Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) initiative. We describe the general approaches to coaching that have been used to help with CYFAR program implementation, evaluation, and sustainability efforts; we…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Educational Strategies, Youth Programs, Family Programs
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Martinek, Tom; Hellison, Don – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
This article provides an overview of how the teaching for personal and social responsibility (TPSR) model has evolved. Its birthplace--a gym--is described where things were tried out, ideas tested, and learning about what worked and what did not work took place. Secondly, the present-day applications of the TPSR are examined--its use by a variety…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Student Responsibility, Teaching Methods, Communities of Practice
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Craw, Janita; O'Sullivan, Victoria – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
This article reports on "Art-at-Work," a twenty-four-hour exhibition that took place on Auckland University of Technology's (AUT) North Shore campus on 17 July 2013. The passing away of progressive educator Elwyn S. Richardson (1925-2012) was the catalyst for this project that emerged simultaneously alongside the Elwyn S. Richardson…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exhibits, Art Education, Community Education
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