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Storytelling For A Greener World

Author : Alida Gersie
ISBN : 9781907359767
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The what, why and how of storytelling and storywork to promote environmental mindfulness and sustainable behaviour in adults and children
Category: Technology & Engineering

Storytellers Way

Author : Ashley Ramsden
ISBN : 9781907359644
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 38.2 MB
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Learn how to tell stories for entertainment, teaching, coaching, healing or making meaning. It contains a wealth of stories, exercises, questions, tips and insights to guide your storytelling path, offering time-tested and trusted ways to improve your skills, overcome blocks and become a confident and inspirational storyteller.
Category: Performing Arts

The Palgrave International Handbook Of Women And Outdoor Learning

Author : Tonia Gray
ISBN : 9783319535500
Genre : Education
File Size : 70.17 MB
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This Handbook serves as a starting point for critical analysis and discourse about the status of women in outdoor learning environments (OLEs). Women choose to participate actively in outdoors careers, many believing the profession is a level playing field and that it offers alternatives to traditional sporting activities. They enter outdoor learning primarily on the strength of their enthusiasm for leading and teaching in natural environments and assume the field is inclusive, rewarding excellence regardless of age, gender, socioeconomic status, disability, or ethnicity. However, both research and collective experiences in OLEs suggest that many women feel invisible, relegated, marginalized, and undervalued. In response to this marginalization, this Handbook celebrates the richness of knowledge and practices of women practitioners in OLEs. Women scholars and practitioners from numerous fields, such as experiential outdoor education, adventure education, adventure therapy, and gender studies, explore the implications of their research and practice using poignant examples within their own disciplines. These insights emerge from similar life experiences as women and outdoor leaders in the 1970s to the present. Social inequalities still abound in OLEs, and the Handbook ensures that the contributions of women are highlighted as well as the work that needs to be done to make these spaces inclusive. Global in perspective and capacious in content, this one-stop volume is an indispensable reference resource for a diverse range of academics, including students and researchers in the fields of education, psychology, sociology, gender studies, geography, and environment studies, as well as the many outdoors fields.
Category: Education

Routledge International Handbook Of Outdoor Studies

Author : Barbara Humberstone
ISBN : 9781317666516
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 69.50 MB
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The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches that constitute the broad field of outdoor studies, including outdoor recreation, outdoor education, adventure education, environmental studies, physical culture studies and leisure studies. It reflects upon the often haphazard development of outdoor studies as a discipline, critically assesses current knowledge in outdoor studies, and identifies further opportunities for future research in this area. With a broader sweep than any other book yet published on the topic, this handbook traces the philosophical and conceptual contours of the discipline, as well as exploring key contemporary topics and debates, and identifying important issues in education and professional practice. It examines the cultural, social and political contexts in which people experience the outdoors, including perspectives on outdoor studies from a wide range of countries, providing the perfect foundation for any student, researcher, educator or outdoors practitioner looking to deepen their professional knowledge of the outdoors and our engagement with the world around us.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Forest School In Practice

Author : Sara Knight
ISBN : 9781473987425
Genre : Education
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A beautiful full-colour book by Forest School expert and teacher Sara Knight that inspires and encourages individuals of all ages to take an innovative approach to outdoor play and learning. The images throughout the book bring alive Forest School activities and each chapter is accompanied by creative ideas for practice and in depth case studies from across the United Kingdom and Ireland exploring the amazing variety of nature provision. Coverage includes: Rural and urban day nurseries for very young children State and independent provision for Early Years and Primary Schools Secondary School intervention strategies for students with special education needs and disabilities How to support parents and families with Forest School Supporting people with mental health issues. Suggestions for further reading at the end of chapters will be a helpful guide for students to read around the topic. Whether you're training to become a teacher, or already working in the outdoor classroom, this book demonstrates how Forest School approaches are enriching learning opportunities for children, young people and adults, and deepening their connections with the natural world, with spectacular results.
Category: Education

The Garden Of Wisdom

Author : Michael J. Caduto
ISBN : 0972751823
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East is a unique anthology of traditional stories and folklore about the natural world and humankind; stories that reveal how nature is the root of a shared connection to the land that binds all peoples as one. The stories have been gathered from local communities in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine and retold for children in an original voice by author Michael J. Caduto. Children's artist Odelia Liphshiz, as well as several photographers from the Middle East ?Dr. Anton Khalilieh, Elad Topel and Dr. ELaine Solowey'have illuminated the children's stories. In recognition of the transformative role of these stories among individuals and communities, the National Storytelling Network has awarded The Garden of Wisdom the international Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling. Author and environmental educator Michael J. Caduto has written 20 published books, including several national best sellers. He is co-author (with Joseph Bruchac) of the award-winning Keepers of the Earth® series of books, and is author of Earth Tales from Around the World and A Guide on Environmental Values Education (UNESCO/UNEP). Artist Odelia Liphshiz has illustrated many children's books and works from her studio in Tel Aviv. The Garden of Wisdom emerged from the groundbreaking Middle East Exchange Program of the Quebec-Labrador Foundation (Ipswich, Massachusetts).
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Telling Stories Differently

Author : Janet Condy
ISBN : 9781920689858
Genre : Education
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The aim of this book is to share a relatively loose collection of studies using digital storytelling as a pedagogical tool in Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). The book takes an informed social justice approach to teaching and learning, at the heart of which is the exploration of DST as a practice of voice and agency. Voice and agency are important in excavating and recovering subjugated identities, and moving the concerns of those occupying subaltern spaces to the mainstream of teaching and learning. Yet this discursive shift is not without inherent challenges. Multi-modal technologies are reflective of wider inequities in the so-called technological divide. Whilst this is a book about higher education, there are important lessons for schooling. On the one hand, the book is a powerful demonstration of the potential of DST for enhancing learning in schools, particularly in schools serving the poor and marginalised. On the other hand, improving teaching and learning in higher education, through the creative use of technology, is essential to overcome the learning challenges of those entering tertiary level institutions.
Category: Education

Urban Youth And Photovoice

Author : Melvin Delgado
ISBN : 9780199381340
Genre : Social Science
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The past decade brought forth a wave of excitement and promise for researchers and practitioners interested in community practice as an approach based on social justice principles and an embrace of community participatory actions. But, effective community practice is predicated on the availability and use of assessment methods that not only capture and report on conditions, but also simultaneously set the stage for social change efforts. This research, therefore, serves the dual purpose of generating knowledge and also being an integral part of social intervention. Research done in this way, however, requires new tools. Photovoice is one such tool - a form of visual ethnography that invites participants to represent their community or point of view through photographs, accompanied by narratives, to be shared with each other and with a broader community. Urban Youth and Photovoice focuses on the use of this method within urban settings and among adolescents and young adults - a group that is almost naturally drawn to the use of photography (especially digital and particularly in today's era of texting, facebook, and instagram) to showcase photovoice as an important qualitative research method for social workers and others in the social sciences, and providing readers with detailed theoretical and practical account of how to plan, implement, and evaluate the results of a photovoice project focused on urban youth.
Category: Social Science


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ISBN : UOM:39015079869759
Genre : Education
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Category: Education