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Hobbs, Beverly B.; Sawer, Barbara – Online Submission, 2009
Community-based educational programs play a significant role in the education and positive development of youth. Over the last decade, the Oregon 4-H Youth Development program has made special efforts to reach and engage Latino youth and families in non-formal educational programs. Latino families most often do not access community-based…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Outreach Programs, Volunteers, Hispanic Americans
Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment
Hinzen, Heribert, Ed. – Adult Education and Development, 2002
The following papers are included: "Editorial" (Heribert Hinzen); "Skills and Literacy Training for Better Livelihoods: A Review of Approaches and Experiences" (John Oxenham, Abdoul Hamid Diallo, Anne Ruhweza Katahoire, Anna Petkova-Mwangi, Oumar Sall); "'Learning to Read Woke Me Up!': Motivations, and Constraints, in…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
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Bowker, Rob – Evaluation and Research in Education, 2002
This research paper focuses on "teacher-led" primary school visits to the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. It considers the objectives of school visits and the aims of the Eden Project. The strategies used by the Eden Project to convey their messages are investigated and effective strategies for learning are evaluated, based on…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, School Visitation, Teacher Student Ratio
Vander Mey, Brenda J.; McDonald, Sian I. – 2001
This booklet provides information on implementing the Landscapes for Learning (LFL) program, which was conceived to bring children, youths, and communities together to learn about landscaping while beautifying local schools and communities. The booklet begins with a discussion of the concept of environmental stewardship. Described next are the…
Descriptors: Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Educational Practices, Educational Resources
Lavrnja, Ilija; Klapan, Anita – 2001
Croatia has still not established a system of adult educator training. A large part of the problem in development of adult education studies is that Croatia retained the idea that andragogy is a pedagogic subject; also, some believed andragogy was an import from the West. Significant progress has been made since the 1950s when Croatia rebelled…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Andragogy, Developing Nations
Hollweg, Karen S.; Kubota, Carole; Ferrell, Phyllis – 1998
Incorporating community-based programs into the curriculum provides rich, real learning experiences. The VINE (Volunteer-led Investigations of Neighborhood Ecology) Follow-Through Project allows third through fifth grade students to work with trained volunteers in guided inquiries on the ecological habitats found in the schoolyard and the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
Camozzi, Anne – 1994
This workbook, developed for an international workshop held in the Philippines in 1994, is designed to enrich adult environmental education worldwide and to ensure that the International Treaty on Environmental Education for Sustainable Societies and Global Responsibility is implemented in an action-oriented program. The workbook is organized in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Conservation (Environment), Ecology
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Directorate for Education and Human Resources. – 1997
FOUNDATIONS is a monograph series intended for those working to better science, mathematics, and technology education in the United States. This volume examines opportunities and challenges for those on the front lines of science education in elementary and middle schools. Designed as a resource for teachers and administrators who have not yet…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Equal Education
Patel, Runa – 1990
Nonformal education is explored in the context of development in order to provide researchers with fundamental tools for selecting nonformal educational activities that can provide a framework for analysis. Criteria that can be used to determine nonformal educational activities are identified; development as the setting of nonformal education is…
Descriptors: Change, Comparative Education, Concept Formation, Educational Development
Jorgensen, Eric L. – 1993
This guide is designed to expand the use of agriculture as a medium for environmental education. It's goal is to increase communication and sharing among farms, parks, schools, museums and other educational settings that utilize agriculture for environmental understanding. An introduction provides an overview of agriculture and education.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education
Hamilton, Edwin – 1992
This book is directed at the following audiences: adult educators and others who are either involved in or desire to become involved in community-based work; students of education, the social sciences, or related disciplines who desire information on community involvement as a career or means of fulfilling civic responsibilities, and persons in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Change Strategies, Citizen Participation
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC. Field Service Program. – 1981
The original mission of the National Association for Foreign Students Association (NAFSA) was to improve the experience of foreign students in the United States by enhancing the professional expertise of personnel working with them. The guidelines presented in this document are designed to assist personnel and institutions working in any capacity…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Foreign Student Advisers, Foreign Students, Global Approach
O'Brien, Aileen; Cabral, Sheryl Ann – 1989
This is a project in an emerging line of research investigating children's informed knowledge of mathematics questions. The purpose of this study was to analyze the ability of students who had not received multiplication or division instruction to solve multiplication and division word problems. The study consisted of videotaped interviews with 89…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Division, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 1
Hussey, Sharon Woods – 1987
Girls and women live in a world that offers greater choices and opportunities than ever before. However, despite these expanded options, choices to enter into courses of study in mathematics and science are being ignored by many. This limits their understanding, enjoyment, and employment in these fields. This document is designed to help Girl…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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