Tag Archives: community participation

Community-based Research Methods – Putting Ideas into Action

This article explores how we can more fully engage our students in research and social problems by creating community-based research methods courses. I describe a course I created in which students learned qualitative research methods and then conducted the majority … Continue reading

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New Schools, New Knowledge, New Teachers: Creating the Citizen School

Conservative modernization is the result of a tense and sometimes contradictory blend of four kinds of reforms in teacher education and in educational policy and practice in general — neoliberal market-based reforms, neo-conservative reforms involving strong central cultural authority, authoritarian … Continue reading

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Building bridging Social Capital in a Divided Society: the role of Participatory Citizenship Education

Participatory citizenship education has been highlighted as a strategy to promote social cohesion in divided societies whereby collaborations with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and inter-school links have been proposed as tools to improve social networks between schools and communities. This article … Continue reading

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