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Informal education in compulsory schooling in the Uk: humanising moments, utopian spaces?

Isabel Cartwright

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on the author's work as an informal educator in schools in the London Boroughs of Newham and Hackney, this chapter critically explores informal education, and how it can work as a prism ... More


Encountering Counterintuitive Ideas: Constructing a Developmental Learning Progression for Evolution Understanding

E. Margaret Evans, Karl S. Rosengren, Jonathan D. Lane, and Kristen L. S. Price

in Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730421
eISBN:
9780199949557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730421.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides evidence for a developmental learning progression, which can bridge the gap between everyday intuition and scientific reasoning about evolutionary change. First, it describes ... More


“An Investment in the Future of America”:: Competing Pedagogies in Post-Sputnik Museums, 1957–1969

Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain

in Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226079660
eISBN:
9780226079837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079837.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After Sputnik’s launch, science and natural history museum directors urged the federal government to invest more heavily in the informal education that museums offered. But what constituted effective ... More


From Diversity to Standardization:: Edutainment and Engagement in Museums at the End of the Century, 1976–2005

Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain

in Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226079660
eISBN:
9780226079837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079837.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By the 1980s and 1990s, Reagan-era budget cuts and the ongoing professionalization of museum education combined to encourage natural museums, science museums and science centers to share shows, ... More


The art of learning: empowerment through performing arts

Steven Miles

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a closer look at learning processes and empowering experiences in the more informal setting of projects for young people located in the arena of the performing arts. Based on the ... More


Informal education in an historical perspective: between an instrument of social education and a socioeducational practice

Filip Coussée and Tony Jeffs

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Informal education is a contested arena of practice. Across Europe its legal status, methods, degree of professionalisation, level of development and location within the welfare system reveals a very ... More


Publishers' Series

in Science for All: The Popularization of Science in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226068633
eISBN:
9780226068664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068664.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Many of the non-specialist science books published during the Victorian period in Britain appeared within series issued by publishers to provide the public with the basis for an informal education. ... More


Making ‘Arabiya: Education and Identity

Emily Regan Wills

in Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates the central role that informal educational spaces can play in identity formation and political socialization. Using the example of an adult women’s English as a Second ... More


From Fresh Air to Summer Camp: Social Work Enters the Picture

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“From Fresh Air to Summer Camp: Social Work Enters the Picture” traces developments occurring from about 1900 to 1926. During this period the new profession of social work coalesced, incorporated the ... More


Zoo Conservation Disembarks: Stepping off the Ark and into Global Sustainable Development

Adrián Cerezo and Kelly E. Kapsar

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter proposes that the most promising way to achieve long-term success in biodiversity conservation is to interweave the unique capacities and perspectives of zoos and aquariums with the ... More


American Zoos: A Shifting Balance between Recreation and Conservation

Pamela M. Henson

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

American zoos went through significant changes in basic goals during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from parks for recreation and education to centers for conservation of endangered species. ... More


Implications for Policy and Practice

Doug Magnuson, Mikael Jansson, and Cecilia Benoit

in The Experience of Emerging Adulthood Among Street-Involved Youth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190624934
eISBN:
9780190624958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624934.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 9 illustrates the circumstances of the authors’ street-involved youth sample at the time of the last data collection point, further implications of early life trauma, and the unfairness of ... More


“Justifiable Pride”: Negotiation and Collaboration in Florida African American Extension

Kelly A. Minor

in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Kelly A. Minor explores the relationships between agents of the Negro Division of the Florida Agricultural Extension Service and African American farm families in a state with a nearly 50 percent ... More


Self-Focus: Adjusting to the Street

Doug Magnuson, Mikael Jansson, and Cecilia Benoit

in The Experience of Emerging Adulthood Among Street-Involved Youth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190624934
eISBN:
9780190624958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624934.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Chapter 5, the early months and years in the lives of street-involved youth are examined in light of Arnett’s suggestion that emerging adults’ self-focus is associated with less influence by ... More


Identity: “Not Being Who I Want to Be”

Doug Magnuson, Mikael Jansson, and Cecilia Benoit

in The Experience of Emerging Adulthood Among Street-Involved Youth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190624934
eISBN:
9780190624958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624934.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 8 describes how identity exploration and “enduring choices” are more difficult for street-involved youth, in part because they do not receive much help from familial and societal ... More


Possibilities: Anticipating the Future

Doug Magnuson, Mikael Jansson, and Cecilia Benoit

in The Experience of Emerging Adulthood Among Street-Involved Youth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190624934
eISBN:
9780190624958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624934.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 6 describes the desire for further change shown by the street-involved youth as they grew older and more mature. They were responding to recognition that their friendships need to change if ... More


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