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Zias-Roe, Shellie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This exploratory and descriptive research intended to examine ways to engage a vulnerable young adult population in environmental and ecological education and in community planning and public participation processes. A goal was to understand how to be more inclusive in the decision-making process at the community level based on ethical principles…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Equal Education, Inclusion, Environmental Education
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Rice, Jay Stone; Remy, Linda L. – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 1998
Investigates the impact of a horticultural therapy program on 48 county jail inmates. Examines the changes in psychosocial functioning of the participants while in treatment and in post-release. Explores the clinical relevance of horticultural therapy in cultivating healthy self-development. (MKA)
Descriptors: Adults, Correctional Rehabilitation, Counseling Techniques, Horticulture
Carrier, Judy – North Carolina Journal of Outdoor Education, 1979
Describing the North Carolina Botanical Garden's horticultural therapy program, which provides activity therapy for the mental and physical well-being of people of all ages, this article details an educational training program. Journal availabillity: see RC 503 504. (SB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Horticulture
Exceptional Parent, 1991
Thirty national recreation organizations serving individuals with disabilities are listed, along with addresses and telephone numbers. Sample recreational activities covered include Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts, various wheelchair sports, skiing, golfing, and horticultural therapy. (JDD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Disabilities, National Organizations, Outdoor Activities
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Wu, Ya-Ling; Chao, Shan-Ru; Tsai, Wei-Fang; Chen, Mei-Lun – Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 2020
Based on the reminiscence therapy, the research aimed to develop the horticultural program with life contexts for the elderly in southern Taiwan, and to explore the effect on overall cognitive function of the elderly. The participants were 17 seniors in one community care center. The research adopted quasi-experimental research of one group…
Descriptors: Horticulture, Cognitive Ability, Older Adults, Learning Motivation
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Beland, Robert – Educational Gerontology, 2004
The older adult population in America will significantly increase in the future. Older adults have important needs for recreation and leisure services (Beland, 2002). The author taught a class titled "Leisure Services for Older Adults" for over 24 years at the University of Florida. He has taught gerontology and recreation by teaching…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Therapy, Recreation, Nursing Homes
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Beland, Robert – Educational Gerontology, 2004
The older adult population in America will significantly increase in the future. Older adults have important needs for recreation and leisure services (Beland, 2002). The author taught a class titled "Leisure Services for Older Adults" for over 24 years at the University of Florida. He has taught gerontology and recreation by teaching about life…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Recreation, Nursing Homes, Gerontology
Frick, Marty; And Others – Agricultural Education Magazine, 1993
Includes "Reviewing Commitment to Individuals with Disabilities" (Frick); "Modifying Laboratory Equipment" (Silletto); "Equine Facilitated Therapy" (Hoover et al.); "Horticultural Therapy" (Rees, Iverson); "How Accessible Is Your Agriculture Program? (Delks, Sillery); "Agricultural Education for…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Agricultural Education, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities
Taylor, Sally; And Others – 1979
This final report includes two major components: a narrative describing a project at Edmonds Community College, Washington, to develop a horticultural therapy curriculum and descriptions of six courses developed or revised during the project. The narrative reports the development of a supplementary interdisciplinary certification program to train…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Personnel, Community Colleges, Community Involvement
Airhart, Douglas L.; And Others – NACTA Journal, 1988
The Tennessee Technological University's Program of Special Education sponsors a "Super Saturday" of enrichment activities for gifted and talented students as well as students with learning disabilities. A session on horticulture was planned and arranged by students in a class on horticultural therapy who designed learning activities of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Heterogeneous Grouping
Melwood Horticultural Training Center, Inc., Upper Marlboro, MD. – 1980
This manual is intended as a resource for anyone involved in planning, developing, and/or operating a horticultural training or work co-op program for the handicapped. Following an introductory chapter, the manual is divided into three parts with the greatest weight given to the second part. Part I elaborates on development of the horticulture…
Descriptors: Adults, Agricultural Education, Contracts, Cooperative Programs
Brooks, Katherine Walker – 1997
This publication introduces the concept of therapeutic recreation (TR), illustrating its natural fit into the educational process and its use with at-risk students, and providing resources for further use. Section 1 examines what places a child at risk, focusing on educational goals, student behaviors, and home life. Section 2 defines TR as a…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Creative Art, Early Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education
Meleen, Paulette; And Others – 1976
Intended for use by State vocational education directors and curriculum planners, this guide documents the results of a project which developed and applied a process for identifying new and emerging occupations for skilled and technical areas, part of a larger effort to assist the alignment of vocational and technical program offerings with new…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Job Analysis, Occupational Information, Occupational Surveys
Wiedeman-Rouse, Teri – ProQuest LLC, 2012
There is great concern by teachers, school administrators and parents regarding the increase in the number of preschool-aged students who exhibit challenging behavior in early childhood settings (Benedict, Horner & Squires 2007), need for early intervention procedures that focus on young children who may be at risk for developing patterns of…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Early Intervention
Nebbe, Linda Lloyd – 1991
This book contains practical activities for teachers, counselors, and other helping professionals utilizing elements in nature. The premise for the utilization of nature therapy is that if people develop an awareness and reverence for life, they will also develop self-understanding and self-respect. The first four chapters provide a rationale for…
Descriptors: Animals, Class Activities, Counseling, Counseling Techniques
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