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Feigenbaum, Paul – Community Literacy Journal, 2019
During a sabbatical semester in Fall 2018, "Community Literacy Journal (CLJ)" co-editor Paul Feigenbaum volunteered as a "Scholar-in-Residence" at Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a nonprofit established in 1994 that is based in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Guided by its mission "to create hope out of…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Urban Areas, Mentors, Student Empowerment
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Feigenbaum, Paul – Community Literacy Journal, 2016
Emerging from the keynote address at the inaugural Conference on Community Writing, this snapshot examines how an engaged infrastructure for community writing might operate as a flow-cultivation milieu. Such a milieu would facilitate self-determination, which suggests that people do their most compelling, rewarding, and innovative work when they…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Self Determination, Motivation, Mentors
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Feigenbaum, Paul – Community Literacy Journal, 2011
This essay revises Paula Mathieu's call for relationship-based tactics of engagement over institution-based strategies. Because engaged scholars operate within institutional contexts, they should utilize both tactics and strategies to make the academic institutional paradigm more conducive to relationship-based engagement. In supporting this…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Learning Strategies, Interpersonal Relationship, Literacy