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Shannon, Judy; Wang, Tiffany R. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2010
Administrators are continually seeking university-community engagement. Continuing education departments are in a unique position to further these initiatives by connecting academic faculty, staff, and students with emerging community needs. This article provides a model to demonstrate the significant role continuing educators can play in…
Descriptors: Community Needs, Continuing Education, School Community Relationship, Models
Greenberg, Jerrold – American Journal of Health Education, 2006
A community-campus health partnership was formed in 1999. To determine health partnership priorities, it was collaboratively decided that an assessment of the community's health needs and interests was necessary. This article describes a community-based participatory research project: namely, a door-to-door survey to assess community health needs…
Descriptors: African Americans, Empowerment, Health Needs, Participatory Research
Lambdin, Dolly; Erwin, Heather – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2007
How can physical educators make connections to the larger community? This article discusses how physical educators can better inform community physical-activity leaders and coaches about appropriate instructional practices and how they can inform students about activities available in the community. It also offers suggestions for how to invite the…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods, School Community Relationship
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Resnick, David – Journal of Moral Education, 2004
The challenge of teaching classic religious texts with flawed moral messages from a contemporary point of view is examined in the case of the Beautiful Captive of War (Deuteronomy 21:10-14). A moral dilemma is generated by contradictory ethical stands within the Jewish tradition, between which students have to choose. This dilemma is explored in…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Religious Education, Jews
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Vickers, Margaret; Harris, Catherine; McCarthy, Florence – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2004
Since 1999, pre-service teachers undertaking the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) Program at the University of Western Sydney have participated in an alternate practicum called Professional Experience 3 (PE3). This practicum encourages students to engage in broader educational settings within local communities. Increasingly, a number of…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Practicums, Service Learning, School Community Programs
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Ormell, Christopher – Journal of Moral Education, 1993
Argues that there are two types of values held by all individuals. Contends that "hard" values are exemplified by consistent behavior and sacrifice whereas "soft" values are merely illustrated by making choices. Calls for a national consensus on recommended values that would be taught in the schools. (CFR)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Theories, Codes of Ethics, Elementary Secondary Education
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Feazel, Charles Tibbals; Aram, Richard Bruce – Journal of Geological Education, 1990
Described is a program which includes a teacher workshop, visits by scientists to science classes, free public lectures, and a school district science fair. The cooperation of schools, industry, teachers, and the community is stressed. Details of the teacher workshop are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gellhorn, Joyce G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1991
Summarizes events of an International Environmental Film Festival held in Boulder, Colorado. Includes reviews of new environmental films and videos presented and discussed by filmmakers, producers, and directors. Describes filmmakers roles in environmental activism and two outreach programs of the festival: Greenschools and Global Action Plan for…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Educational Media, Educational Television, Environmental Education
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Straughan, Roger – Journal of Moral Education, 1993
Challenges Christopher Ormell's contention that individual values should be categorized into "hard" and "soft" values. Suggests that a continuum exists between the two extremes representing the degree of difficulty and sacrifice. Recommends that values education in schools be based on a continuum ranging between the two…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Theories, Codes of Ethics, Elementary Secondary Education
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Vandenberg, Donald – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 1992
Describes the work of Harry S. Broudy and his impact on public education in the United States. Maintains that Broudy believed that universal values can be grounded in human nature. Presents Broudy's view that students in secondary grades should study the arts and humanities to acquire the values necessary for participatory citizenship. (CFR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetic Values, Art Education, Citizenship Education
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Greer, W. Dwaine – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 1992
Maintains that the development of discipline-based art education (DBAE) was based in large part on the earlier work of Harry S. Broudy. Explains Broudy's view that aesthetics education once reserved for the elite should be part of the education of every citizen. Describes links between Broudy's work and lessons developed as part of DBAE. (CFR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Schneider, Allan F. – Journal of Geological Education, 1989
Discussed is a geology education program which includes hikes, lectures, naturalist training sessions, workshops, writing, collecting, upgrading park facilities, and producing exhibits in state parks in the Lake Michigan District of Wisconsin. The importance of public education and sources of public information are stressed. (CW)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Earth Science, Field Studies, Geology
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Gibson, Gail Guy – Journal of Geological Education, 1987
Described is a partnership in North Carolina of an earth-resources company, a university, a geologist, and a public-school science teacher. The partnership has developed a series of content-oriented workshops related to earth-science education. Several of the workshops are described. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: College Science, Earth Science, Higher Education, Inservice Education
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Fayard, Pierre – International Journal of Science Education, 1991
Proposes methods for the optimal popularization of science and technology to shape and influence public opinion about the utility of associated policies and goals. Emphasizes that such popularization should concentrate on enabling laypeople to acquire an adequate level of scientific and technological literacy, applicable to their everyday lives.…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Community Change, Educational Trends
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Lucas, A. M. – International Journal of Science Education, 1991
Describes entertainment and leisure activities with an information content that serve as informal sources of scientific knowledge available to the community. Discusses the present lack of communication and cross-referencing among the diverse groups concerned with the informal presentation of science and calls for greater sharing of ideas, data,…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Community Education, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
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