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O'Leary, Charles J. – People Watching, 1973
Teachers are advised to attempt to understand all the things that could be going on behind that blank face at the back of the room--to learn from what the street people say and what they do not say. (JB)
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Social Problems, Socialization, Teacher Attitudes
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Gilbert, Tony; Farrand, Paul; Lankshear, Gloria – Youth & Society, 2013
This article reports on interview data gathered from 27 young people involved with a street-level service for young people considered "at risk" of diagnosis of personality disorder. Interviews with a self-selecting sample of young people explored the events that led to their initial contact with the service. Using Silverman's twin-track…
Descriptors: Interviews, At Risk Persons, Personality Problems, Social Capital
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Webb, Darren – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2019
Social movement learning is now an established field of educational research. This paper contributes to the field by offering a critical case study of Occupy Wall Street (OWS). The paper surveys the claims made by the movement's supporters that transformed utopian subjectivities emerged in and through the process of participation, the…
Descriptors: Activism, Social Action, Social Justice, Educational Practices
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Aykanian, Amanda; Morton, Peggy; Trawver, Kathi; Victorson, Lane; Preskitt, Sarah; Street, Kimberly – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
People experiencing homelessness or other life crises often seek respite, information, and assistance in libraries. Librarians, like social workers, are helping professionals and have historically been advocates for and supporters of low-income groups. However, librarians may lack the knowledge, skills, and capacity to provide adequate support. As…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Field Experience Programs, Users (Information), Homeless People
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Kane, Michael N.; Green, Diane; Jacobs, Robin – Educational Gerontology, 2013
Human service students were surveyed ("N" = 207) to determine their perceptions about homeless elders and communal responsibility for their well-being. Using a backward regression analysis, a final model ("F" = 15.617, "df" = 7, "p" < 0.001) for Perceptions about Homeless Persons and Community…
Descriptors: Community Responsibility, Homeless People, Older Adults, Well Being
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Julien, Gabriel – Educational Research and Reviews, 2021
This research was conducted at Sunshine in Trinidad and Tobago and highlights the voices of seventeen street children. Although they live at Sunshine many of them continue to frequent the streets. Published research indicates that there exists a paucity of information about the lives and experiences of these children. It is important that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Experience, Attitudes
Safir, Shane; Dugan, Jamila – Corwin, 2021
Education can be transformed if we eradicate our fixation on big data like standardized test scores as the supreme measure of equity and learning. Instead of the focus being on "fixing" and "filling" academic gaps, we must envision and rebuild the system from the "student" up--with classrooms, schools and systems…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Equal Education, Educational Change, Data Use
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Prebble, Kate; Diesfeld, Kate; Frey, Rosemary; Sutton, Daniel; Honey, Michelle; Vickery, Russell; McKenna, Brian – Disability & Society, 2013
In New Zealand, the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003 provides diversion for persons with an intellectual disability who have been charged with, or convicted of, a criminal offence. This unique Act moves the responsibility for such "care recipients" from the criminal justice system to a disability…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Role Conflict, Ethics, Foreign Countries
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Wafa, Dina Mohamed – Teaching Public Administration, 2013
Egypt witnessed an unexpected uprising on 25 January 2011. People took to the streets demanding their rights to freedom, equity and a better economy, and in only 18 days managed to oust President Mubarak, who had held power for 30 years. The transition period is still ongoing with an unfolding of events creating turbulence in the political, social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Public Administration Education
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Brown, Tara A. – Harvard Educational Review, 2016
Youth involved in illegal street activities such as drug trafficking and violence are at high risk for school failure and other negative outcomes. Research often seeks to identify what is "wrong" with them, what makes them different from "normal" youth, but relatively few studies focus on variations in how youth engage in and…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, At Risk Persons, Delinquency, Young Adults
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Yassi, Annalee; Spiegel, Jennifer Beth; Lockhart, Karen; Fels, Lynn; Boydell, Katherine; Marcuse, Judith – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2016
Academics from diverse disciplines are recognizing not only the procedural ethical issues involved in research, but also the complexity of everyday "micro" ethical issues that arise. While ethical guidelines are being developed for research in aboriginal populations and low-and-middle-income countries, multi-partnered research…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Methodology, Indigenous Populations, Low Income Groups
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Lambert-Beatty, Carrie – New Directions for Youth Development, 2010
This article is a review on billboard liberation and some other projects that develop the idea of talking back or over advertising in a playful and youthful way. In one of them, Ji Lee's Bubble Project, an artist places blank thought-bubble stickers on street advertisements and waits to see what people write on them, completing the work of art and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Creative Activities, Culture, Humor
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Umstattd Meyer, M. Renée; Prochnow, Tyler; Bridges, Christina N.; Carlton, Troy; Wilkins, Emily; Arnold, Kimberly T.; McClendon, Megan E.; McKenzie, Thomas; Pollack Porter, Keshia M. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The System for Observing Play and Recreation in Communities (SOPARC) is a valid, reliable method for understanding how people engage in physical activity (PA) in various permanent settings (e.g., parks) and contexts. However, its utility, reliability, and validity in temporary spaces has not been examined. Temporary spaces can provide PA…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Play, Observation
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Bartlett, Albert A. – Physics Teacher, 2012
Approximately 50,000 people ran and walked down the street past my home in the 33rd annual running of the 10-km Bolder Boulder footrace on the morning of Memorial Day, May 30, 2011. In addition to the serious runners, there were many individuals dressed in all manner of amusing festival costumes; some were jogging and some were walking. Early in…
Descriptors: Physics, Video Technology, Science Instruction
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Street, Catherine; Smith, James A.; Robertson, Kim; Motlap, Shane; Ludwig, Wendy; Gillan, Kevin; Guenther, John – Australian Universities' Review, 2018
The number of Indigenous people enrolling in and completing higher education courses in the Northern Territory slowly continues to climb. Since the first policies supporting the Australian Government's self-determination policy that encompassed training of Indigenous teachers in the Northern Territory, Charles Darwin University and Batchelor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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