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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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Adult Education, Community, and Learning for Democracy in Scotland

Jim Crowther, Aileen Ackland, Margaret Petrie and David Wallace.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Education. 8641 words.

Historically, the relationship between adult education and democracy has been one of mutual synergy with education providing the context for thoughtful reflection and democratic action. The...

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The Principles, Possibilities, Politics, and Potential Pitfalls of Community-Based Educational Research

Lesley Wood.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Education. 305 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article.

Globally,...

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Community-Based Experiential Learning in Teacher Education

Gary Harfitt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 9558 words.

Institutes of higher education around the world have increasingly adopted community-based experiential learning (EL) programs as pedagogy to equip their students with skills and values that...

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Ethnographies of Development in SADC Countries

Maropeng Modiba and Sandra Stewart.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Education. 23736 words.

Postcolonial ethnographic studies in Africa and, specifically, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region tend to demonstrate varying sensitivity to local knowledge systems...

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Qualitative Research in the Field of Popular Education

Alfonso Torres Carrillo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Education. 8723 words.

Popular Education (PE) is an educational movement and pedagogical current that emerged in Latin America in the seventies. It was a result of Paulo Freire’s pedagogical proposals in a...

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Place-Based Education

Gregory A. Smith.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education. 10958 words.

Place-based education is an approach to curriculum development and instruction that directs students’ attention to local culture, phenomena, and issues as the basis for at least some of the...

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Garden-Based Education

Dilafruz Williams.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education. 11042 words.

Garden-based education is a philosophical orientation to teaching and learning that uses gardens as the milieu for student engagement through meaningful and relevant curricular and...

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Drama and Learning

Anton Franks.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education. 8868 words.

As ways of making meaning in drama strongly resemble the ways that meanings are made in everyday social life, forms of drama learn from everyday life and, at a societal level, people in...

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Key Instances of Holistic Curriculum as Alternatives to National Curriculum

John P. Miller.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education. 325 words.

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