Participation and Learning

This ground-breaking collection brings together a range of perspectives on the philosophy, design and experience of participatory approaches within education and the environment, health and sustainability.

Author: Alan Reid

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402064166

Category: Science

Page: 345

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This ground-breaking collection brings together a range of perspectives on the philosophy, design and experience of participatory approaches within education and the environment, health and sustainability. Chapters address participatory work with children, youth and adults in both formal and non-formal settings. Authors combine reflections on experience, models and case studies of participatory education with commentary on key debates and issues.
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Education and Democratic Participation

This work is aimed at researchers, academics and postgraduates, particularly those lecturing and studying in the areas of education, the social sciences and politics.

Author: Stewart Ranson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315295916

Category: Education

Page: 222

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Education and Democratic Participation is an important and timely contribution to the emerging debate surrounding the value of educating citizens and communities in order to empower them to participate in democratic change. Responding to the effects of neo-liberal ideology on comprehensive education and public services, this book examines the purposes and conditions for reimagining an educated democracy. Arguing that social divisions and cultural misrecognition have intensified to the point of crisis, Ranson explains that a just society must create opportunities for diverse, cohesive and tolerant neighbourhoods to flourish. In order to achieve this, education will need to reimagine learners as prospective citizens and as cooperative makers of the democratic communities in which they live and work. Showing that participation in public forums, councils and associations can provide a real means of enabling members of different communities to learn how to respect and value one another, this book provides persuasive arguments that a broader pedagogy of democracy is needed to confront the common dilemmas facing society. This work is aimed at researchers, academics and postgraduates, particularly those lecturing and studying in the areas of education, the social sciences and politics. It will also appeal to professional and practitioner communities in school and college teaching, as well as in local authorities and related public services.
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Digital Learning Architectures of Participation

This book analyzes specific cases of digital learning models and works to establish future directions of e-learning adoption in institutions worldwide.

Author: Ecclesfield, Nigel

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799843344

Category: Education

Page: 289

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Educational institutions are ever-changing due to the recent adoption of technology into current educational practices. The application of digital technology into education has propelled this field significantly, as researchers attempt to keep pace with the vast array of technologically-induced learning methods that are being implemented. As education keeps transforming, it would be highly beneficial for instructors and administrators to have a compilation of research that helps predict where digital education is going. Digital Learning: Architectures of Participation provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of current distance learning models as well as future methods of digital technology adoption within education. This book analyzes specific cases of digital learning models and works to establish future directions of e-learning adoption in institutions worldwide. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as community development, digital practitioners, and educational policy, this book is ideally designed for researchers, administrators, practitioners, instructors, policymakers, theorists, analysts, academicians, and students seeking current research on the future of digital education.
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Total Participation Techniques

Here are 51 easy-to-use, classroom-tested alternatives to the “stand and deliver” teaching techniques that cause so many students to tune out or drop out.

Author: Pérsida Himmele

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 9781416624011

Category: Education

Page: 188

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Here are 51 easy-to-use, classroom-tested alternatives to the “stand and deliver” teaching techniques that cause so many students to tune out or drop out. Teachers report that these techniques motivate students to participate in learning, as they build confidence and are supported by compelling and safe ways to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of lessons. Refined through years of classroom experiences and supported by updated research, this 2nd edition delivers a dozen new techniques to engage K–12 students in active learning. The authors provide detailed descriptions of the Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) with step-by-step instructions--plus reproducible blackline masters for student response cards as well as posters to remind you to use the techniques. They also suggest how you can adapt and personalize the techniques to fit your context and content. Packed with examples from authentic classrooms, Total Participation Techniques is an essential toolkit for teachers who want to present lessons that are relevant, engaging, and cognitively challenging. Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele are professors who regularly work with preservice teachers and consult with educators in U.S. and international schools. They are also the authors of Total Literacy Techniques.
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Situated Learning

The communities discussed in the book are midwives, tailors, quartermasters, butchers, and recovering alcoholics, however, the process by which participants in those communities learn can be generalised to other social groups.

Author: Jean Lave

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139643009

Category: Psychology

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In this important theoretical treatist, Jean Lave, anthropologist, and Etienne Wenger, computer scientist, push forward the notion of situated learning - that learning is fundamentally a social process. The authors maintain that learning viewed as situated activity has as its central defining characteristic a process they call legitimate peripheral participation (LPP). Learners participate in communities of practitioners, moving toward full participation in the sociocultural practices of a community. LPP provides a way to speak about crucial relations between newcomers and old-timers and about their activities, identities, artefacts, knowledge and practice. The communities discussed in the book are midwives, tailors, quartermasters, butchers, and recovering alcoholics, however, the process by which participants in those communities learn can be generalised to other social groups.
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Student Engagement and Participation Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Including innovative studies on learning environments, self-regulation, and classroom management, this multi-volume book is an ideal source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of ...

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522525851

Category: Education

Page: 1595

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The delivery of quality education to students relies heavily on the actions of an institution’s administrative staff. Effective teaching strategies allow for the continued progress of modern educational initiatives. Student Engagement and Participation: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides comprehensive research perspectives on the multi-faceted issues of student engagement and involvement within the education sector. Including innovative studies on learning environments, self-regulation, and classroom management, this multi-volume book is an ideal source for educators, professionals, school administrators, researchers, and practitioners in the field of education.
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Learning to Read Critically in Teaching and Learning

This book combines a teaching text with exemplary reports of research and a literature review by international scholars.

Author: Louise Poulson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761947981

Category: Education

Page: 238

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This book combines a teaching text with exemplary reports of research and a literature review by international scholars.
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Learning and Everyday Life

An incisive study of situated learning, analyzed through a critical theory of social practice as transformational change in everyday life.

Author: Jean Lave

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108480468

Category: Education

Page: 203

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An incisive study of situated learning, analyzed through a critical theory of social practice as transformational change in everyday life.
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Widening Higher Education Participation

This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening participation.

Author: Mahsood Shah

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 9780081002469

Category: Education

Page: 292

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Governments have introduced policies to widen the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to social and economic outcomes. This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening participation. While widening participation policies and outcomes in developed countries are more widely documented, the policies, achievements, and challenges in other countries such as Brazil, China, Indonesia, South Africa and Palestine are not so widely disseminated. Therefore, the ‘untold stories’ of policies and outcomes of widening participation are a key part of this book. The chapters are organised according to three overarching themes, which include national and transnational studies of the history of widening participation and current policies; inclusive learning and academic outcomes; and socioeconomic structures, concepts and theories. engages prominent academics, earlier career researchers, and research students provides a wide range of topics related to widening participation explores social and economic impact of widening student participation presents untold stories of widening participation in developing countries experiencing growth in youth population
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Lifelong Learning Participation and Equity

This book addresses the challenge of identifying effective ways of accommodating the learning needs of all people and in so doing achieving the goals of lifelong learning for all.

Author: Judith Chapman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402053221

Category: Education

Page: 366

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In many countries, schools, universities and other traditional learning institutions are not providing for the educational needs of all members of the community. Many communities, particularly in regional, rural and disadvantaged areas, can offer only limited educational options. This book addresses the challenge of identifying effective ways of accommodating the learning needs of all people and in so doing achieving the goals of lifelong learning for all.
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Social Participation of Students with Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Education

This book provides deep insight into the social situation of students with different kinds of special needs in various European countries.

Author: Susanne Schwab

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429559211

Category: Education

Page: 130

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This book provides deep insight into the social situation of students with different kinds of special needs in various European countries. Research findings concerning students’ attitudes towards peers with disabilities, and teachers’ feedback on students’ social behaviour, are also presented. Full inclusion of students with special educational needs in mainstream education requires equity in each student’s chances for academic and social-emotional development, and their participation in society. In the context of inclusive education, it is important to take students’ social participation into consideration. Are students with special educational needs (SEN) accepted by their peers? Do they interact with their peers during breaks and classes? Do they have friends, or do they feel lonely in their class? This book seeks to answer such questions, seeing social participation as a crucial ingredient, as well as an outcome, of inclusive education. This topic is critical because many previous studies show students with SEN having a high risk of social exclusion. This volume will be of interest to everyone studying special needs education, especially those concerned with future improvement of social participation for all students. This book was originally published as a special issue of the European Journal of Special Needs Education. Chapter 1 is available Open Access at https://www.routledge.com/products/9780367209186.
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Lifelong Learning Participation in a Changing Policy Context

Drawing on the role of individuals, education and training providers and countries' social policy actions, and borrowing insights from psychology, sociology and economics, this book works towards an interdisciplinary theory of adult ...

Author: Ellen Boeren

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137441836

Category: Education

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Drawing on the role of individuals, education and training providers and countries' social policy actions, and borrowing insights from psychology, sociology and economics, this book works towards an interdisciplinary theory of adult lifelong learning participation. It explores the fragmented evidence of why adults do or do not participate in adult lifelong learning activities and focuses on the relevance of policy, the social character and expected benefits of lifelong learning participation and discusses the potential implications for policy, practice and research.
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The Active Learning Tool Kit

In line with Rob Plevin's hugely popular "Needs-Focused Classroom Management System" for teachers, this book is packed with hundreds of outrageously-engaging active learning strategies, cooperative activities and ready-to-use resources.

Author: Rob Plevin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1549775758

Category: Active learning

Page: 104

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The Active Learning Tool Kit makes it easier than ever for teachers to implement enjoyable cooperative and active learning methods that boost student engagement, participation and achievement. In line with Rob Plevin's hugely popular "Needs-Focused Classroom Management System" for teachers, this book is packed with hundreds of outrageously-engaging active learning strategies, cooperative activities and ready-to-use resources. Adaptable for all subjects and age groups, this teaching resource will enable you to: - provide exciting and interesting activities for working in pairs or small groups, - encourage students to support each other to improve their learning, - meet the needs of different learning styles, - help students learn appropriate skills for both collaborative work and independence, - turn your lessons into an enjoyable, positive learning experience for all concerned.The Active Learning Tool Kit is a practical and accessible guide to implementing active learning in the classroom in a way your students will love. Includes downloadable BONUS material and printable resources
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Education for Civic and Political Participation

This book explores what prerequisites must be given for a successful implementation of such a comprehensive international project.

Author: Reinhold Hedtke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135073558

Category: Education

Page: 276

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Participation as an element of active citizenship in democracies is a key project of international and national educational policy. Institutionalized approaches for compulsory schools provide participatory access to all young European citizens. But does this picture depict the possibilities and practices of participation appropriately? Can this standard approach to participation be translated into action in view of diverse polities, policies, political cultures, institutions and practices of participation? This book explores what prerequisites must be given for a successful implementation of such a comprehensive international project.
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Rethinking Classroom Participation

Urging teachers to listen to student silence in new ways, this book offers real-life examples and proven strategies for "rethinking classroom participation" toinclude all students--those eager to raise their hands to speak and those who may ...

Author: Katherine Schultz

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807750179

Category: Education

Page: 173

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Katherine Schultz examines the complex role student silence can play in teaching and learning. Urging teachers to listen to student silence in new ways, this book offers real-life examples and proven strategies for "rethinking classroom participation" toinclude all students--those eager to raise their hands to speak and those who may pause or answer in different ways.--From publisher description.
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Why Adults Learn

Originally published in 1992 this book looks at the phenomenon of adult education by exploring the nature of the motivation that moves people to return to school or to seek involvement inorganized learning activities.

Author: Sean Courtney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429788932

Category: Education

Page: 204

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Originally published in 1992 this book looks at the phenomenon of adult education by exploring the nature of the motivation that moves people to return to school or to seek involvement inorganized learning activities. The book challenges the psychological emphasis of much research on adult learning. It concentrates on the concept of social participation and its implications for a reinterpretation of adult learning as an aspect of a person's involvement with his or her community or society.
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Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education

Extending higher education to people from diverse backgrounds and widening participation is a current international priority.

Author: Alison Fuller

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136726477

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Extending higher education to people from diverse backgrounds and widening participation is a current international priority. This study, based on empirical data, is the first of its kind examining why people choose not to enter higher education
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The Right to Higher Education

In particular, the book: focuses on the themes of difference and diversity to shed light on the operations of inequalities and the politics of access and participation both in terms of national and institutional policy and at the level of ...

Author: Penny Jane Burke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136450969

Category: Education

Page: 226

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The landscape of higher education has undergone change and transformation in recent years, partly as a result of diversification and massification. However, persistent patterns of under-representation continue to perplex policy-makers and practitioners, raising questions about current strategies, policies and approaches to widening participation. Presenting a comprehensive review and critique of contemporary widening participation policy and practice, Penny Jane Burke interrogates the underpinning assumptions, values and perspectives shaping current concepts and understandings of widening participation. She draws on a range of perspectives within the field of the sociology of education – including feminist post-structuralism, critical pedagogy and policy sociology – to examine the ways in which wider societal inequalities and misrecognitions, which are related to difference and diversity, present particular challenges for the project to widen participation in higher education. In particular, the book: focuses on the themes of difference and diversity to shed light on the operations of inequalities and the politics of access and participation both in terms of national and institutional policy and at the level of student and practitioner experience. draws on the insights of the sociology of education to consider not only the patterns of under-representation in higher education but also the politics of mis-representation, critiquing key discourses of widening participation. interrogates assumptions behind WP policy and practice, including assumptions about education being an unassailable good provides an analysis of the accounts and perspectives of students, practitioners and policy-makers through in-depth interviews, observations and reflective journal entries. offers insights for future developments in the policy, practice and strategies for widening participation The book will be of great use to all those working in and researching Higher Education.
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Special Kids Problem Solver

" In short, the SPECIAL KIDS PROBLEM SOLVER gives teachers a store of proven stategies for dealing promptly and effectively with 30 of the most common problems encountered in today's regular and special classrooms.

Author: Kenneth Shore

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 0136325300

Category: Education

Page: 366

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Written by an experienced school psychologist, this unique resource gives classroom teachers and specialists at all levels the key information and practical strategies they need to recognize and respond effectively to 30 of the most common problems encountered in today's classrooms, including: academic problems, behavioral problems, and physical problems.
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Contexts for Music Learning and Participation

This book sets out a contemporary perspective on music education, highlighting complex intersections between informal, non-formal and formal practices and contexts.

Author: Andrea Creech

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030482626

Category: Education

Page: 281

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This book sets out a contemporary perspective on music education, highlighting complex intersections between informal, non-formal and formal practices and contexts. At a time when the boundaries between music learning and participation are increasingly blurred, this volume is distinctive in challenging a ‘siloed’ approach to understanding the diverse international music education landscape. Instead, the book proposes a multi-layered continuum of practices that can be applied across a range of formal, informal or non-formal concepts to support the development of musical possible selves. It challenges existing conceptions of learning in music education in part by drawing on research in adult learning, but also by considering the contexts in which learning takes place, and the extent to which this learning can be classified as formal, informal or non-formal.
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