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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community education

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A concept and practice often linked to adult education, and involving the provision of courses and educational events outside the school or college premises in public or private buildings...

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community college

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

This may take a number of forms, but is often the name taken by a large secondary school which opens up some of its provision and resources to adults in the local community both during the...

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Community Relations

Robert L. Crowson and Corey Bunje Bower.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9443 words.

Community relations refers to the environmental connections and interactions characterizing and influencing the management of local school districts and individual schools. Major topics of...

Building Community to Change Community

Michael B. Fabricant.

in Organizing for Educational Justice

July 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7376 words.

This chapter discusses the practices that contributed to the accumulation of social capital for the CC9. More specifically, this chapter explores how these practices promoted the...

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The Substance of Community

Mara Casey Tieken.

in Why Rural Schools Matter

December 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Education. 8295 words.

This chapter explains how a school defines a community. A school pulls together a particular group of individuals into a community within a boundary and with a certain identity. In Delight,...

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Community-Engaged Teacher Preparation

Eva Zygmunt, Kristin Cipollone, Patricia Clark and Susan Tancock.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education. 6310 words.

Community-engaged teacher preparation is an innovative paradigm through which to prepare socially just, equity-focused teachers with the capacity to enact pedagogies that are culturally...

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“Organize in Every Community”

Joan Malczewski.

in Building a New Educational State

November 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Education. 17363 words.

Chapter Two explores the work of rural black reformers, particularly the Jeanes Teachers. Foundations sought enhanced governance capacity at the local level, especially in rural black...

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integrated community school

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(ICS)

The pilot programme was launched by the Scottish Office in 1998 with the aim of promoting social inclusion and raising education standards by developing schools with...

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Communities and Cultures

Kathryn M. Neckerman.

in Schools Betrayed

September 2007; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7831 words.

Education bestowed income; it could also bestow status. Its social significance had particular import for both blacks and immigrants in Chicago because of their marginalized position within...

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Zones, Exchanges, Boundaries, Communities

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer and Dorothy Noyes.

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 6140 words.

This chapter spells out the implications of prevailing metaphors for interdisciplinary process: the trading zone or contact zone, which generates pidgin languages; the gift exchange; the...

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Community

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro and Wendell Berry.

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Higher and Further Education. 10591 words.

Berry’s diagnosis of the fragmentation that characterizes most educational institutions is particularly nuanced in Jayber Crow. This novel also develops an alternative mode of communal...

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Professional Learning Communities

Stephanie Knight and Amy Ricketts.

in Education

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 5213 words.

Since the turn of the 21st century, the topic of communities of learners has spawned a number of journal articles, books, workshops, and presentations within education. Often, educators who...

A Global Community by Design

Z. Mike Wang and Sultanna Krispil.

in Building the Intentional University

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 4190 words.

We believe in community by design. Yes, community can be formed organically and through serendipity, but we believe that a thriving, vibrant community that is as complex and global as...

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Community Asset Assessments by Latino Youths

Melvin Delgado.

in Children & Schools

July 1996; p ublished online July 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

The undertaking of a community asset assessment provides an excellent mechanism for reaching and engaging undervalued communities in the United States. The use of youths as interviewers...

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Participatory Research with Autistic Communities

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini.

in Worlds of Autism

November 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6404 words.

Dora Raymaker and Christina Nicolaidis This chapter surveys key issues in minority-scientist social dynamics and how they shape traditional autism research. Drawing examples...

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‘British values’ and community cohesion

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole.

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6239 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of promoting ‘British values’. The Trojan Horse affair has shaped subsequent debates on community cohesion and the counter-extremism agenda, but it...

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Dickson, Alexander Graeme [Alec] (1914–1994), community educationist

H. C. Swaisland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1316 words.

Dickson, Alexander Graeme [Alec] (1914–1994), community educationist, was born on 23 May 1914 at Duxhill Lodge, Ruislip, the youngest child and third son of Norman Bonnington Dickson...

community college

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 43 words.

This may take a number of forms, but is often the name taken by a large secondary school which opens

community education

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 66 words.

A concept and practice often linked to adult education, and involving the provision of courses and educational events outside

community school

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 5 words.