User Localization Strategies in the Face of Technological Breakdown

Aristotle. (2014). On “Techne” and “Episteme”. In R. C. Scharff & V. Dusek (Eds.),
Philosophy of technology: The technological condition: An anthology (2nd ed., pp
. 19–22). ... Velat, J. (2014). Community engagement in a graduate-level
community literacy course. Community Literacy Journal, 9(1), 18–38. Brady, A. (

Author: Isidore Kafui Dorpenyo

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030263997

Category: Social Science

Page: 243

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This book examines Ghana’s use of the fingerprint biometric technology in order to further conversations about localization championed by technical communication scholars. Localization, in this case, refers to the extent to which users demonstrate their knowledge of use by subverting and reconfiguring the purpose of technology to solve local problems. Dorpenyo argues that the success of a technology depends on how it meets the users’ needs and the creative efforts users put into use situations. In User Localization Strategies in the Face of Technological Breakdown, Dorpenyo advocates studying how users of technological systems construct knowledge about the technology and develop local strategies to solve technological breakdowns. By analyzing technical documents and interview transcripts, the author identifies and advances three user localization strategies: linguistic localization, subversive localization, and user-heuristic experience localization, and considers how biometric systems can become a tool of marginalization.

Literacy Across the Community

International Multilingual Research Journal, 9(1), 43–58.
19313152.2014.982442 McCarty, T., & Lee, T. (2014). Critical culturally
sustaining/revitalizing pedagogy and Indigenous education sovereignty. Harvard

Author: Laurie A Henry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000290059

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 411


This volume explores and evaluates community-based literacy programs, examining how they bridge gaps in literacy development, promote dialogue, and connect families, communities, and schools. Highlighting the diversity of existing literary initiatives across populations, this book brings together innovative and emerging scholarship on the relationship between P20 schools and community-based literacy programming. This volume not only identifies trends in research and practice, but it also addresses the challenges affecting these community-based programs and presents the best practices that emerge from them. Collaborating with leading scholars to provide national and international perspectives, and offering a clear, birds-eye view of the state of community literacy praxis, chapters cover programming in a multitude of settings and for a wide range of learners, from early childhood to incarcerated youths and adults, and including immigrants, refugees, and indigenous communities. Topics include identity and empowerment, language and literacy development across the lifespan, rural and urban environments, and partnership programs. The breadth of community literacy programming gathered in a single volume represents a unique array of models and topics, and has relevance for researchers, scholars, graduate students, pre-service educators, and community educators in literacy.

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries

In I. Hall, S. Thornton, and S. Town (Eds.), Proving value in challenging times:
Proceedings of the 9" Northumbria ... Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 9(1), 3
–28. doi:10.1177/1468798408101.104 doi:10.1177/1468798.408101.104 Mehra,
B., & Srinivasan, R. (2007). ... College & Research Libraries, 47(2), 160–165. doi:
10.5860/crl_47_02_160 Melssen, M.(2014). ... Reference Services Review, 41(1)
, 80–90. courses/2013 fall/inls502_001/Readings/Meulemans.
pdf ...

Author: Bonnand, Sheila

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466683938

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 377

View: 872


The library has always been an essential part of the collegiate experience, providing students with access to knowledge and literature. However, as virtual services and online learning become more prominent within collegiate environments, the ways students conduct research and access resources has been altered. Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries examines new methods librarians use to engage both on-campus and online users in library services, taking into account the significant impacts of online learning on students’ interaction with library resources. Focusing on various outreach practices, techniques of literacy instruction, and the utilization of library spaces, this research-supported book is a pivotal reference source for distance educators, program planners, academics, and library professionals interested in new ways to attract users to library services.

Human Resource Development Talent Development

International Journal of Training & Development, 17(3), 173–175; Meyer, S. (
2014). The effect of the ... International Journal of Training Research, 17(1), 4–20.
4. Steck, R. N. ... 9; Jackson, D. (2009). Undergraduate ... J. M. (2014).
Investigating adult literacy programs through community engagement research: A
case study.

Author: Jon M. Werner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780357512586

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

View: 660


Discover the challenges, rewards and most recent advancements in the field of human resource development today with Werner's HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, 8E. This powerful edition addresses each aspects of human resource development -- from orientation and skills training to careers, management and organizational development. Updated content integrates more than 1,000 new citations and draws from the latest professional and academic organizations, while expanded coverage prepares you to address international issues, diversity and inclusion. Interesting chapter-opening cases, practical end-of-chapter exercises and meaningful discussions highlight how a variety of organizations today have effectively translated leading human resource development concepts and theories into effective practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Materializing Literacies in Communities

The Uses of Literacy Revisited Kate Pahl. Neuman, S. B. ... Number 1 The Poly-
technic, [accessed 12 February 2014] Pahl, K. (
2002). 'Ephemera ... Journal of Early Childhood Literacy 9(2): 188–210. —(2011).

Author: Kate Pahl

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9780567590701

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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What is a 'contemporary' understanding of literacy practices? How can 'literacy' be explained and situated? This book addresses literacy practices research, understanding it as both material and spatial, based in homes and communities, as well as in formal educational settings. It addresses a need to update the work done on theoretical literacy models, with the last major paradigms such as critical literacies and multiliteracies developed a decade ago. Kate Pahl draws on case studies to highlight experiences alternate from the traditional representations of literacy. She argues that the affordances of home and familiar spaces offer fertile ground for meaning-making. These resultant literacies are multimodal and linked to space, place and community. An important evaluative resource, this book details a range of methodologies for further researching literacy, describing ethnographic, visual, participatory and ecological approaches, together with connective ethnographies. This volume will appeal to academics and professions in literacy studies and language and education.

A Post Liberal Approach to Language Policy in Education

In H.Trueba and B. Blair (eds) Advances in Second Language Literacy (pp. 31–
69). ... Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 9 (1–2), 203–210.
Edwards, J. ... Fishman, J.A. (1986) The Rise and Fall of the Ethnic Revival:
Perspectives on Language and Ethnicity. ... Gardner, J.A. (1997) Liberty,
community and the constitutional structure of political influence: A
reconsideration of the right to vote. ... Gee, J. (2014) Decontextualized language:
A problem, not a solution.

Author: John E. Petrovic

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781783092864

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 136

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This provocative defense of language diversity works through the strengths and weaknesses of liberal political theory to inform language policy. The book presents the argument that policy must occupy the space between 'linguistics of community' and 'linguistics of contact' in a way that balances individual autonomy and group recognition while not reifying 'language'. Drawing on the importance of the language/identity link, the author distinguishes between language negative liberalism and language positive liberalism, arguing against the former. This distinction orients consideration of increasingly specific language policy issues, such as official languages, language rights, bilingual education, and uses of language varieties within classrooms.

Developing Online Language Teaching

L2 literacy and the design of the self: A case study of a teenager writing on the
internet. TESOL Quarterly ... Situating learning in communities of practice. In L. B.
... Computer Assisted Language Learning – Electronic Journal, 9(1). Retrieved ...

Author: Regine Hampel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137412263

Category: Education

Page: 206

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When moving towards teaching online, teachers are confronted every day with issues such as online moderation, establishing social presence online, transitioning learners to online environments, giving feedback online. This book supports language teaching professionals and researchers who are keen to engage in online teaching and learning.

Journal of Developmental Education

1 1 1 Techtalk : Mobile Apps for Disciplinary Literacy in Science By ... Community
College Journal of Research and Practice , 37 , 990-1010 . November December
1 , 2014 - California Association for Developmental Education's ( CalADE )
Annual Conference at the Anaheim Marriott ... For more information visit http : //
www.gadeonline .net / conference - 2015.html 9,2015- Call for Presentations :
National ...



ISBN: OSU:32435084543495

Category: Compensatory education


View: 195


Learning and Teaching Community Based Research

Antone, E.M. (2000). Empowering Aboriginal voice in Aboriginal education.
Canadian Journal of Native Education, 24(2), 92–101. Antone, E.M. (2003a).
Aboriginal people: Literacy and learning. Literacies, 1(1), 9–12. Antone, E.M. (

Author: Catherine Etmanski

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442699403

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 148


Community-Based Research, or CBR, is a mix of innovative, participatory approaches that put the community at the heart of the research process. Learning and Teaching Community-Based Research shows that CBR can also operate as an innovative pedagogical practice, engaging community members, research experts, and students. This collection is an unmatched source of information on the theory and practice of using CBR in a variety of university- and community-based educational settings. Developed at and around the University of Victoria, and with numerous examples of Indigenous-led and Indigenous-focused approaches to CBR, Learning and Teaching Community Based-Research will be of interest to those involved in community outreach, experiential learning, and research in non-university settings, as well as all those interested in the study of teaching and learning.

Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains in Electronic Health Records

Functional health literacy and the risk of hospital admission among medicare
managed care enrollees. American Journal of ... Bone 53(1):34–41. Bandura, A.
2012. On the functional properties of perceived selfefficacy revisited. Journal of
Management 38(1):9–44. Barker ... Journal of Epidemiology and Community
Health 55(11):776–781. Bauer ... Preventing Chronic Disease 8(2):A31. http:// (accessed January 23, 2014).
BenShlomo ...

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309301138

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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Substantial empirical evidence of the contribution of social and behavioral factors to functional status and the onset and progression of disease has accumulated over the past few decades. Electronic health records (EHRs) provide crucial information to providers treating individual patients, to health systems, including public health officials, about the health of populations, and to researchers about the determinants of health and the effectiveness of treatment. Inclusion of social and behavioral health domains in EHRs is vital to all three uses. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act place new importance on the widespread adoption and meaningful use of EHRs. "Meaningful use" in a health information technology context refers to the use of EHRs and related technology within a health care organization to achieve specified objectives. Achieving meaningful use also helps determine whether an organization can receive payments from the Medicare EHR Incentive Program or the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains in Electronic Health Records is the first phase of a two-phase study to identify domains and measures that capture the social determinants of health to inform the development of recommendations for meaningful use of EHRs. This report identifies specific domains to be considered by the Office of the National Coordinator, specifies criteria that should be used in deciding which domains should be included, identifies core social and behavioral domains to be included in all EHRs, and identifies any domains that should be included for specific populations or settings defined by age, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, disease, or other characteristics.

Educating Literacy Teachers Online

Reading to learn: Lessons from exemplary fourth-grade classrooms. New York ...
Educational Technology & Society, 11, 29–40. Amory ... The Quarterly Review
ofDistance Education, 9(1), 1–16. Ash ... Journal of Teacher Education, 60(1), 3–

Author: Lane W. Clarke

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807772492

Category: Education

Page: 147

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This book is a comprehensive guide for literacy teacher educators and professional development trainers who teach and work in online settings. The authors provide tools, techniques, and resources for developing courses, workshops, and other online learning experiences, including blended/hybrid delivery formats that combine face-to-face meetings with online practices. Moving away from traditional discussions in which technology and delivery systems dominate the conversation, this book focuses on the literacy instructor with techniques for building effective learning communities. The authors outline the unique pedagogical challenges posed by online courses and offer guidance for making decisions about what tools to use for specific instructional purposes. More than simply a “how-to” book, this resource will encourage novice and experienced instructors to extend their thinking and enable online literacy teacher education to grow in productive ways. Book Features: Support for those teaching in many different roles, including program coordinators, professors, and adjuncts. A focus on pedagogical innovation as the key to success, with concrete examples of instructional and assessment practices. Connections to the IRA Standards for Reading Professionals and other national standards for teacher education. A companion website where online literacy teacher educators can communicate and share resources. “Be prepared to experience a compelling journey. . . . This might very well be the book that inspires you, like me, to find a trusted colleague, take a few risks, and begin your own journey toward moving a literacy course or whole program online.” —From the Foreword by Julie Coiro, University of Rhode Island Lane W. Clarke is assistant professor and literacy concentration leader in the Education Department of the University of New England. Susan Watts-Taffe is associate professor and coordinator of the Reading Endorsement program at the University of Cincinnati.

The Korean Journal of Policy Studies

Hu , A. 2014. The changing happiness - enhancing effect of a college degree
under higher education expansion : Evidence from China . ... A study of the
determinants of citizen participation in Seoul village community projects with a
focus on policy literacy . ... Asian Journal of Social Psychology , 9 ( 1 ) : The
Korean Journal of Policy Studies An Analysis of Factors Influencing Individually-
and Socially ...



ISBN: WISC:89117029207

Category: Korea (South)


View: 622


Service Fanatics How to Build Superior Patient Experience the Cleveland Clinic Way

Chapter 12 1. “About Dave,” e-Patient Dave, accessed March 9, 2014, www. about-dave/. 2. ... Lynn T. Nielsen-Bohlman, and Rima R.
Rudd, “The Prevalence of Limited Health Literacy,” Journal of General Internal
Medicine 20, ... (President, Marymount Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Community
Hospitals), in discussion with the author, July 8, 2014. 9. ... “20 People Who Make
Healthcare Better—2013,” HealthLeaders Media, December 16, 2013. Epilogue
1. “Minister of ...

Author: James Merlino

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071833264

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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THE PROVEN MODEL FOR DRIVING POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE Cleveland Clinic has long been recognized for driving some of the best clinical outcomes in the nation, but it was not always a leader in patient experience. There was atime when this revered organization ranked among the lowest in the country in this area. Within ten years, however, it had climbed to among the highest and has emerged as the thought leader in the space. How did Cleveland Clinic turn itself around so effectively and so quickly? More important, how can you do the same with your organization? In gripping, visceral, on-the ground fashion, Service Fanatics reveals the strategies and tactics the Clinic applied to become one of today's leading patient-experience healthcare organizations--methods that seamlessly translate to any business seeking to improveits customer experience. This strategic guide covers: How the Clinic's leaders redefined the concept of patient experience and developed a strategy to improve it Critical lessons learned regarding organization, recruitment, training, and measuring service excellence Ways in which the Clinic aligned its entire workforce around its Patients First strategy How leaders improved the critical element of physician communication Rather than view patients simply as sick people who need treatment, Cleveland Clinic sees them also as important stakeholders in the organization's success. Patients are customers--who desire, pay for, and deserve the best possible care and experience during what is often a challenging time in their lives. Featuring customer service case studies, as well as invaluable insight from C-level executives at top corporations in various industries, Service Fanatics provides actionable lessons for any manager and business leader beyond healthcare. Whether you run a healthcare institution, nonprofit, or for-profit business, Service Fanatics will help you create the kind of customer experience that promises to transform your organization into an industry powerhouse.

Reading Tourism Texts

Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change 9 (1), 1–17. ... Hall, D. (2000) Tourism
and Sustainable Community Development. ... Hiippala, T. (2012c) Reading paths
and visual perception in multimodal research, psychology and brain sciences.

Author: Sabrina Francesconi

Publisher: Channel View Publications

ISBN: 9781845414290

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

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This volume explores the relationship between tourism and travel texts and contemporary society, and how each is shaped by the other. A multimodal analysis is used to consider a variety of texts including novels, brochures, blogs, websites, radio commercials, videos, postcards and authentic tourist pictures and their meaning-making dynamics within the tourism discourse. The book looks at the ways in which these different texts have influenced how tourists and travellers have been viewed over time and how we envision ourselves as tourists or travellers. It puts forward multimodal analysis as the best framework for exploring the semiotic potential of these texts. Including examples from the UK, Malta, Canada, New Zealand, India, Jamaica and South Africa, this volume will be useful for researchers and students in tourism studies, communication and media studies and applied linguistics.

Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools

The avant-garde of White supremacy. Social Iden- tities: The Journal ofRace,
Nation, and Culture, 9(2), 169–181. Retrieved ... American Journal of Community
Psychology, 40(1–2), 1–12. Mays, V. M., Cochran, S. D., & Barnes, N. W. (2007).

Author: Howard Stevenson

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807772546

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Based on extensive research, this provocative volume explores how schools are places where racial conflicts often remain hidden at the expense of a healthy school climate and the well-being of students of color. Most schools fail to act on racial microaggressions because the stress of negotiating such conflicts is extremely high due to fears of incompetence, public exposure, and accusation. Instead of facing these conflicts head on, schools perpetuate a set of avoidance or coping strategies. The author of this much-needed book uncovers how racial stress undermines student achievement. Students, educators, and social service support staff will find workable strategies to improve their racial literacy skills to read, recast, and resolve racially stressful encounters when they happen. Book Features: A model that applies culturally relevant behavioral stress management strategies to problem solve racial stress in schools. Examples demonstrating workable solutions relevant within predominantly White schools for students, parents, teachers, and administrators. Measurable outcomes and strategies for developing racial literacy skills that can be integrated into the K–12 curriculum and teacher professional development. Teaching and leadership skills that will create a more tolerant and supportive school environment for all students. “Once more, Howard Stevenson has provided a blueprint of critical importance to policymakers, practitioners, teachers, and parents!” —Margaret Beale Spencer, Marshall Field IV Professor of Urban Education and professor of Life Course Human Development, University of Chicago Howard C. Stevenson is a clinical and consulting psychologist and professor of Education and Africana Studies and former chair of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.

Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

Allsup, R. (Fall 2009). Choosing ... (2008). Community, economic creativity and
organization. ... Educational Policy, 18(1), 12–44. Asmus, E. ... Journal of Music
Teacher Education, 9(2), 5–6. Ball, S. J. ... Creativity through a rhetorical lens:
Implications for schooling, literacy and media education. Literacy ... Giroux, H. (
2014) ...

Author: Michele Kaschub

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190206154

Category: Music

Page: 248

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This book surveys emerging music and education landscapes to present a sampling of the promising practices of music teacher education that may serve as new models for the 21st century. Contributors explore the delicate balance between curriculum and pedagogy, the power structures that influence music education at all levels, the role of contemporary musical practices in teacher education, and the communication challenges that surround institutional change. Models of programs that feature in-school, out-of-school and beyond school contexts, lifespan learning perspectives, active juxtapositions of formal and informal approaches to teaching and learning, student-driven project-based fieldwork, and the purposeful employment of technology and digital media as platforms for authentic music engagement within a contemporary participatory culture are all offered as springboards for innovative practice.

Caring Across Generations

“Child Language Brokering in Linguistic Minority Communities: Effects on
Cultural Interaction, Cognition, and Literacy.” Language and Education 9, no. 3 (
1995): 195–215. ... Amerasia Journal 23, no.1 (1999): ix–xiii. Morales, Alejandro,
and ...

Author: Grace J. Yoo

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814729427

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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More than 1.3 million Korean Americans live in the United States, the majority of them foreign-born immigrants and their children, the so-called 1.5 and second generations. While many sons and daughters of Korean immigrants outwardly conform to the stereotyped image of the upwardly mobile, highly educated super-achiever, the realities and challenges that the children of Korean immigrants face in their adult lives as their immigrant parents grow older and confront health issues that are far more complex. In Caring Across Generations, Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim explore how earlier experiences helping immigrant parents navigate American society have prepared Korean American children for negotiating and redefining the traditional gender norms, close familial relationships, and cultural practices that their parents expect them to adhere to as they reach adulthood. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 137 second and 1.5 generation Korean Americans, Yoo & Kim explore issues such as their childhood experiences, their interpreted cultural traditions and values in regards to care and respect for the elderly, their attitudes and values regarding care for aging parents, their observations of parents facing retirement and life changes, and their experiences with providing care when parents face illness or the prospects of dying. A unique study at the intersection of immigration and aging, Caring Across Generations provides a new look at the linked lives of immigrants and their families, and the struggles and triumphs that they face over many generations.

Nursing Research Using Phenomenology

Journal of Medical Library Association, 9(1), 67–71. Baker, L., Wilson, F., &
Wineberger, A. (2004). An exploratory study of the health problems,
stigmatization, life satisfaction and literacy skills of urban street-level sex workers.
Women ... Life on the streets: The experiences of community researchers in a
study of prostitution.

Author: Mary De Chesnay, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826126870

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 891


"Phenomenology recognizes that...the work of a nurse is the work of an embodied subject, a feeling and knowing and experiencing person in relationship to another embodied subject, the patient, who is another feeling and knowing and experiencing person. Phenomenology in nursing will be concerned with the subjective, living person in her or his lived body in the experience of health and illnessóboth nurse and patient. As such, it could have radical effects." Jeffrey McCurry, Director, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (From the Foreword) Phenomenology is a descriptive approach to obtaining knowledge that focuses on capturing the essence of human experience through the point of view of a distinct individual. As a form of qualitative nursing research, it provides a perspective apart from that of empirical sciences, which see the human mind and body as physical or material objects open to study only through empirical science and treatable only through physical remedies. This "how-to" book describes the foundations of phenomenology and the specifics of how to conduct nursing research using phenomenological designs. It is part of an innovative series for novice researchers and specialists alike focusing on state-of-the-art methodologies from a nursing perspective. Authored by international scholars of qualitative nursing research, the book elucidates the theoretical rationale for using phenomenology, describes its components, and delineates a plan to conduct studies that includes appropriate methods, ethical considerations, and potential pitfalls. The book provides guidance for writing a research proposal that justifies the importance or potential impact of a study and describes how to conduct interviews that best elicit information. It focuses on achieving rigor in phenomenological research in regard to accuracy and replicability, and discusses different types of data collection and analysis and when to use them. Appendices include a list of qualitative research journals, textbooks, and other resources for more in-depth study. Chapters provide helpful advice on interviewing and data analysis. The book will be of value to novice and experienced nurse researchers, graduate teachers and students, in-service educators and students, and nursing research staff at health care institutions. Key Features: Comprises the first "how-to" guide to conducting qualitative phenomenological research from a nursing perspective Presents a comprehensive plan for conducting studies and appropriate measures, ethical considerations, and potential challenges Guides readers in construction of a research proposal that justifies the importance or potential impact of a study Provides examples of interviews that best elicit information

Education and International Development

Lukens-Bull, R. (2000), 'Teaching morality: Javanese education in a globalizing
era', Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, 3:26–47. ... Macpherson, I., Robertson
, S. and Walford, G. (2014), Education, Privatisation and Social Justice: Case
Studies from ... perspective on the assessment of functional adult literacy',
Journal of Development Studies, 47(9): 1315–1331. ... 'Community-based and –
driven development: A critical review', The World Bank Research Observer, 19(1
): 1–39.

Author: Tristan McCowan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472514202

Category: Education

Page: 304

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'Honorable Mention' 2016 PROSE Award - Education Practice Education is fundamental to every aspect of development and there is widespread support across the world for policies that affirm that all children, regardless of their circumstances, have a right to quality schooling. Yet despite concerted efforts from national governments, multilateral organisations and NGOs over many decades we are still far from achieving education for all. In addition, while education can enhance human development, it is also associated with persistent inequalities. Education and International Development provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, giving an overview of the history, influential theories, important concepts and areas of achievement, and presenting a critical reflection on emerging trends in policy, practice and research. With chapters that review key challenges and inspiring initiatives in countries around the globe - focusing on critical issues such as language, conflict and teachers - this book serves both as a companion to graduate studies in international education and a concise reference book for practitioners and educators in the field.

Community Economic Development in Social Work

in workforce services, 264; -related literacy, 262–63 Jobs and Growth Tax Relief
Reconciliation Act (2003), 152 Jobs ... 111, 115, 120, 123, 231, 235 Journal of
Community Practice, of ACOSA, 33, 52; “Community Economic Development and
Social ... 108; Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, 108; community
organizing, 108–9; Housing Act (1961), 102, 109; ... institutions and lending Letts,
Christine, 290, 296 level of engagement, of consultants, 300–301 Linder, William
J., 1, ...

Author: Steven D. Soifer

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231508575

Category: Social Science

Page: 544

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Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work practice, which both focus on the well-being of indigent communities and the empowerment of individuals and the communities in which they live. This unique textbook emphasizes a holistic approach to community building that combines business and real-estate development with a focus on stimulating family self-reliance and community empowerment. The result is an innovative approach to rehabilitating communities in decline while preserving resident demographics. The authors delve deep into the social, political, human, and financial capital involved in effecting change and how race and regional issues can complicate approaches and outcomes. Throughout, they integrate case examples to illustrate their strategies and conclude with a consideration of the critical role social workers can play in developing CED's next phase.