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Belete, Sonja; Duke, Chris; Hinzen, Heribert; Owusu-Boampong, Angela; Khau, Huu Phuoc – International Review of Education, 2022
Institutionalised forms of adult learning and education (ALE) such as community learning centres (CLCs) and related models are found in most parts of the world. These are spaces offering opportunities for literacy and skills training, health and citizenship, general, liberal and vocational education, in line with fuller recognition of the meaning…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Education, Community Programs, Lifelong Learning
Thongdee, Vitthaya; Promgun, Suraphon; Sawadtha, Suthipong; Namsithan, Somkhoun; Thubphumee, Phanthiwa; Ruangsan, Niraj – Online Submission, 2022
This research studied the contextual conditions of Khon Kaen Urban Community for developing the community learning center (CLC) as a part of smart city development. It also aimed to develop 'Bue Ban' CLC model based on the public participation and digital advancement. This study was carried out employing the qualitative and operational research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Centers, Community Education, Community Programs
Manns, Monica Rene – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Community Learning Centers (CLC) provide extended learning opportunities for students and families that live in fiscally under-resourced communities. These centers provide opportunities for academic enrichment. This includes an array of additional services, programs, and activities. The programs should be designed to reinforce and complement the…
Descriptors: Community Centers, Community Programs, Program Evaluation, Formative Evaluation
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Obrusnikova, Iva; Cavalier, Albert R.; Novak, Haley M.; Blair-McKinsey, Ashleigh E.; Suminski, Rick R. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Adults with intellectual disability (ID) have significantly lower levels of fitness compared to the general population. The study examined the effects of a multicomponent familiarization intervention, consisting of a visual activity schedule and a video-enhanced system of least-to-most prompting, both displayed via an iPad, on the acquisition of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Familiarity, Exercise
McGrath, Breeda; Kumar, Rohit – Communique, 2021
Apni Shala (Hindi for Our School) is a nonprofit educational foundation located in Mumbai, India. It was set up in 2013 to promote mental health skill development in children in local elementary schools. The goals of the program include increasing emotional literacy of children within a culturally relevant framework and destigmatizing mental…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Foreign Countries, Mental Health Programs, Elementary Schools
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Billingsley, Janelle T.; Rivens, Ariana J.; Charity-Parker, Bianka M.; Chang, Stephanie H.; Garrett, Shedrick L.; Li, Tianjiao; Hurd, Noelle M. – Youth & Society, 2022
This mixed method study explored whether and how familial mentor support may have influenced the parent-adolescent relationship, and whether the impact of familial mentor support on the parent-adolescent relationship may have differed across adolescents' developmental stage. Findings from analyses of survey data from 106 Black adolescents…
Descriptors: Mentors, Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents, Developmental Stages
Allen, Joseph; Trent, Sheridan; Woods, Sara – Metropolitan Universities, 2020
Since the opening of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Community Engagement Center in 2014, both university and community building partners have been guided by a set of core values. Established by a community/university task force after months of focus groups, community conversations, and other data gathering activities, these values…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Universities, Community Centers, Advisory Committees
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Larrotta, Clarena – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2017
This chapter describes documented and undocumented immigrant populations in the United States. It discusses salient factors influencing their status as immigrants as well as adult education services available to them through publicly funded programs, social units, and community centers, especially churches and libraries.
Descriptors: Immigrants, Adult Education, Community Centers, Churches
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Bassette, Laura; Dieringer, Shannon; Donges, Emma; Glass, Maggie; Scheible, Claire – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2021
People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) engage in less physical activity (PA) than peers without disabilities which may impact long-term health (Srinivasan et al., 2014). Previous research found people with ASD identified freedom of choice (e.g., choice of PA) as an important factor that influences PA habits (Arnell et al., 2018). The purpose…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adapted Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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Jackson, Clare; Ronzi, Sara – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Community-centered approaches can be effective ways to engage communities and improve their health and well-being. The Grange is a community-led, multifaceted, and dynamic intervention incorporating a community hub and garden, that took place in a small area of the North-West of England, characterized by high levels of deprivation and poor health.…
Descriptors: Community Attitudes, Community Centers, Intervention, Public Health
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McCollough, Christopher J.; Gibson, Danna M. – Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education, 2018
American philosopher and educator John Dewey called for direct experience in the field to provide an education that cultivates well-rounded citizens. Service learning enhances community problem solving and builds stronger town-gown relationships. This paper is a report on one university's application of the service-learning model in the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Universities, Outreach Programs, Community Centers
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Richmond-Cullen, Catherine – Educational Gerontology, 2018
The study, funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, measured the effect that an artist in residence program (conducted by state-vetted professional teaching artists) had on self-reported loneliness in senior citizens. All participants were aged 60 years or older and participated in programming in…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Activities, Community Centers, Older Adults
John-Shields, Agatha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative, participatory action research was conducted to investigate the following research questions: What are the attitudes of the teachers in ESDY 630: Language, Culture and Teaching in Secondary Schools class toward culturally responsive teaching and learning? How does participating in ESDY 630: Language, Culture and Teaching in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education, Preservice Teachers
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Gau, Wen-Bing – SAGE Open, 2019
Based on an exploration of the marketing strategies employed in senior citizens' communities of practice (CoPs), this study proposes that the concept of co-construction derived from learning theory is indispensable in Marketing 4.0, which builds on offline and online interaction between and among consumers and the providers of particular goods and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Attitudes, Marketing
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McDonough, Kim; González, Teresa Hernández – rEFLections, 2020
Previous studies of prewriting discussions have focused narrowly on classifying the type of student talk e.g., content, organization, language) that occurred during a short planning period. However, less is known about how students' interactions unfold across multiple prewriting discussions in an entire lesson. To gain further insight into the…
Descriptors: Prewriting, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Interaction, Peer Relationship
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