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Learning Legacies

Accordingly, chapter 3 posits an argument about communal writing itself, broadly
conceived, as a learning legacy shaping cultural practices. Here, then, is a
question addressed by this chapter: if the ongoing stories by and about Spelman
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Author : Sarah Robbins

Release : 2017-05-31

Publisher : University of Michigan Press

ISBN : 0472053515

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Examines pedagogy as a toolkit for social change, and the urgent need for cross-cultural collaborative teaching methods

Olympism, Olympic Education and Learning Legacies

Finally, this part concludes with two chapters that explore the future plans and
potential legacies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games from different angles.
Geoffrey Kohe in Chapter Ten examines how the London 2012 Olympic
Education ...

Author : Dikaia Chatziefstathiou

Release : 2014-06-26

Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN : 1443862312

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This book is largely a collection of the papers presented at the symposium Olympism, Olympic Education and Learning Legacies, organised by the Comité Internationale Pierre de Coubertin (CIPC). It was held during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games at Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent, United Kingdom. The symposium drew together presenters and audience members from twenty-five nations on four continents to discuss current and future challenges of education and the Olympic Movement. While most books on the Olympics focus on economic issues or on aspects related to the management of the Games (such as legacies and impacts), this book remains faithful to Coubertin’s original vision about youth, sport and education. Olympism as a philosophical and educational idea is analysed in particular detail. Coubertin’s thoughts play a central role in many of the contributions of leading academics in the field, while historical perspectives unveil new insights. Young researchers are given a platform to publish their own accounts in interpreting the Olympics. The different insights of the book have something to offer to anyone with an interest in sport, education, and the Olympic Movement, either as a student, teacher, academic, athlete, coach or spectator.

Learning Legacies

This guide aims to provide a practical and comprehensive overview for United Kingdom parents and professionals wanting to support family learning at any level--community, local, regional, or national.

Author : Jeanne Haggart

Release : 2000-01-01

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This guide aims to provide a practical and comprehensive overview for United Kingdom parents and professionals wanting to support family learning at any level--community, local, regional, or national. Part 1 sets out the case for family learning today. Chapter 1 defines family learning and explains the fundamental principles underpinning it. Chapter 2 explains why family learning matters by looking at the evidence of recent research and the current context in which it is developing. Part 2 examines several approaches to family learning. Chapter 3 looks at some key features and models of parenting education. Chapter 4 looks at supporting preschool family learning. Chapter 5 examines the notion of "partnership" between parents and schools and describes practical strategies for working together. Chapter 6 looks at family learning about work; progression to training and employment opportunities; and employers' support for family learning. Part 3 discusses operational and strategic matters that contribute to good practice. Chapter 7 suggests one get underway by assessing needs and over time put effective partnerships and policies in place. Chapter 8 addresses key issues in getting resources to keep family learning going. Chapter 9 looks at how to improve delivery of family learning. An opportunity to take stock and look ahead forms the conclusion (Chapter 10) in Part 4. A chart of useful contacts and 81-item bibliography are appended. (YLB)

Mega-event Cities: Urban Legacies of Global Sports Events

Learning. Legacies. of. the. Olympic. Games: Opportunities. for. Host. Cities.
Berta Cerezuela and Chris Kennett Academic discourse on event legacy (
Andranovich et al., 2001; Cashman, 2003, 2006; Getz, 2007; Leopkey, 2009; Hall
, 1997; ...

Author : Valerie Viehoff

Release : 2016-03-02

Publisher : Routledge

ISBN : 1317097955

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Mega-events represent an important moment in the life of a city, providing a useful lens through which we may analyse their cultural, social, political and economic development. In the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) concerns about ’gigantism’ and wider public concerns about rising costs, it was imperative in the C21st to demonstrate the long term benefits that arose for the city and nations from hosting premier sporting events. ’London 2012’ was the first to integrate the concept of legacy from the moment a bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games was being considered. London proposed an ambitious programme of urban renewal for East London. Subsequent host city bids have adopted the ’legacy narrative’ and, as this book demonstrates, aligned this to major schemes of urban development and renewal. Bringing together scholars, practitioners and policy makers, this book focuses upon the legacies sought by cities that host major sports events. It analyses how governments, the IOC and others define and measure ’legacy’. It also focuses upon the challenges and opportunities facing future host cities of mega-events, looking at their aspirations and the intended impact upon their domestic and international development. It questions what the global shift in geographical location of mega-events means for sports development and the business of sport, what the attractions are for cities seeking to harness the hosting of a mega-event, and whether there may be longer term consequences for the bidding and hosting major sporting events in the wake of the widespread social unrest that accompanied the preparations in Brazil for hosting the FIFA World Cup (2014) and the summer Olympics (2016) and in Turkey, where there was significant opposition to bid for the 2020 summer Olympiad.

Globalized E-Learning Cultural Challenges

is essential because education is increasingly taught within a ubiquitous global
electronic venue. ... facilitate a renaissance of learning across cultures and
nations and incorporate prior learning legacies into facilitative, 21st century e-
learning.

Author : Edmundson, Andrea

Release : 2006-07-31

Publisher : IGI Global

ISBN : 1599043033

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"This book's purpose is to inform educators and instructional designers of issues and cultural misunderstandings that could hinder the effective transfer of knowledge when e-learning is exported to other cultures. Addressing these cultural challenges will enhance the effectiveness of e-learning, thereby supporting the societal benefits of increased access to education at a global level"--Provided by publisher.

Managing Teaching and Learning in Further and Higher Education

Thesemay include: the maintenance of multiple roles; learning legacies
fromschooling; selfimage andcareer aspirations; sex stereotyping; liaison
between theuniversityor college, thestudent and employers; lackof information
ortime;and/or ...

Author : Kate Ashcroft

Release : 2013-10-14

Publisher : Routledge

ISBN : 1135398372

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The role of the teacher/lecturer is to manage and facilitate the process of teaching and learning in a two-way interaction between teacher self and taught other. This handbook covers ways of managing the teaching, learning and assessment process to improve students' learning. It guides readers through paths of enquiry and reflection to create a learning programme designed to meet students' specific needs. The focus includes student learning and tutors' teaching and how these are effected by institutional arrangements; the interpersonal skills of tutors; and course design and teaching methods.; The text includes enquiry tasks which invite the reader to explore issues introduced in each chapter in the context of their own institution. An annotated reading list at the end of each chapter enables the reader to take their particular interests further.

Lessons and Legacies VI

This is the sixth volume of scholarly papers published as an outgrowth of the
Lessons and Legacies Conferences that the Holocaust Educational Foundation
sponsors in partnership with major centers of higher learning. As with Lessons
and ...

Author : Peter Hayes

Release : 2004-09-28

Publisher : Northwestern University Press

ISBN : 0810120011

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Gerhard Weinberg Browning and the Big Picture

Legacy in Dance Education

Legacies for teaching the subject matter of doing the dance are many and varied.
From the fundamental movement training put forward by H'Doubler in 1921, to
the manuals (largely photographic expositions) for documenting Graham, Limon,
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Living Legacies at Columbia

Frank. Tannenbaum. and. Collegial. Learning. in. the. University. Seminars. —
ovarRobert ... From these learning experiences Tannenbaum emerged as a
strong advocate, no longer of class warfare, but of the trade union movement and
also ...

Author : Wm. Theodore De Bary

Release : 2006

Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN : 9780231138840

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From Margaret Mead and Zora Neale Hurston to Lionel Trilling and Lou Gehrig, Columbia University has been home to some of the most important historians, scientists, critics, artists, physicians, and social scientists of the twentieth century. (It can also boast a hall-of-fame athlete.) In Living Legacies at Columbia, contributors with close personal ties to their subjects capture Columbia's rich intellectual history. Essays span the birth of genetics and modern anthropology, constitutionalism from John Jay to Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Virginia Apgar's test, Lou Gehrig's swing, journalism education, black power, public health, the development of Asian studies, the Great Books Movement, gender studies, human rights, and numerous other realms of teaching and discovery. They include Eric Foner on historian Richard Hoftstader, Isaac Levi and Sidney Hook on John Dewey, David Rosand on art historian Meyer Schapiro, John Hollander on critic Mark Van Doren, Donald Keene on Asian studies, Jacques Barzun on history, Eric Kandel on geneticist Thomas Hunt Morgan, and Rosalind Rosenberg on Franz Boas and his three most famous pupils: Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead, and Zora Neale Hurston. Much more than an institutional history, Living Legacies captures the spirit of a great university through the stories of gifted men and women who have worked, taught, and studied at Columbia. It includes stories of struggle and breakthrough, searching and discovery, tradition and transformation.

Lessons and Legacies VIII

THIS IS THE EIGHTH VOLUME OF SCHOLARLY PAPERS TO BE PUB lished as
an outgrowth of the Lessons and Legacies Conferences that the Holocaust
Educational Foundation sponsors in partnership with major centers of higher ...

Author : Doris L. Bergen

Release : 2008-11-14

Publisher : Northwestern University Press

ISBN : 0810125331

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Primo Levi opened his memoir Survival in Auschwitz with a call to remember, reflect upon, and teach about the Holocaust—or to face the rejection of subsequent generations. The transmittal of this urgent knowledge between generations was the theme of the eighth Lessons and Legacies Conference on the Holocaust, and it is the focus of this volume. The circular formulation—from generation to generation—points backward and forward: where do we locate the roots of the Holocaust, and how do its repercussions manifest themselves? The contributors address these questions from various perspectives—history, cultural studies, psychiatry, literature, and sociology. They also bring to bear the personal aspect of associated issues such as continuity and rupture. What has the generation of the Shoah passed on to its descendants? What have subsequent generations taken from these legacies? Contributions by scholars, some of whom are survivors and children of survivors, remind us that the Holocaust does—and must—remain present from generation to generation.

Second-Wave Neoliberalism

These studies have pointed to policy legacies (interest group, policy learning,
and informational forms) as the primary reason behind the lack of retrenchment;
legacies have simply blocked reform (Pierson 1994; Huber and Stephens 2001).

Author : Christina Ewig

Release : 2011-03-31

Publisher : Penn State Press

ISBN : 0271037121

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"Analyzes the politics of neoliberal health sector reform and its effects in Peru. Focuses on the intersecting dynamics of race, class, and gender in the developing world"--Provided by publisher.

The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference

... skilled foot ; any support like a leg Learnedly , ad . with knowledge ; with | Leg '
acy , 8 . a bequest made by will skill Legacy - hunter , 8 . one who flatters for Lear
' ner , s . one who is learning legacies Learning , s . knowledge , skill , erudition ...

Author : Samuel Maunder

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Legacies of Childhood

The scholar Chang Po - hsing ( 1652 – 1725 ) , in a 1713 preface to a
commentary on the Neo - Confucian philosopher Chu Hsi ' s Hsiao hsueh (
Learning for the young ) , wrote of this influential childhood primer as “
establishing the model for ...

Author : Jon L. Saari

Release : 1990

Publisher : Harvard Univ Asia Center

ISBN : 9780674521605

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The author draws on autobiographical writings and interviews among the elderly on Taiwan and Hong Kong who were born at the turn of the twentieth century: people who witnessed a society changing from an isolated Confucian society to a nation interacting with and influenced by the West. He interprets this material within its Chinese context but brings in Western sociological, anthropological and psychological insights.

Literacy Myths, Legacies, & Lessons

Different timescales, as well as definitions, will henceforth apply when we talk of “
learning” to read or write. Many individuals now in their sixties have just begun to
learn to read text messages from their grandchildren or the reports of medical ...

Author : Harvey J. Graff

Release : 2012-11-01

Publisher : Transaction Publishers

ISBN : 1412849667

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In his latest writings on the history of literacy and its importance for present understanding and future rethinking, historian Harvey J. Graff continues his critical revisions of many common ideas about literacy among scholars and others. The eight wide-ranging and diverse essays speak to each other's central concerns about the place of literacy in modern and late-modern culture and society, and its complicated historical foundations. The introduction for Literacy Myths, Legacies, & Lessons sets the stage for connections between the principal concerns of this book. Drawing on other aspects of his research, Graff places the chapters that follow in the context of current thinking and major concerns about literacy, and the development of both historical and interdisciplinary studies. Special emphasis falls upon the usefulness of "the literacy myth" as an important concept and subject for interdisciplinary study and understanding. Critical stock-taking of the field includes reflections on Graff's own research and writing of the last three decades and the relationships that connect interdisciplinary rethinking and the literacy myth. The collection is noteworthy for its attention to Graff's reflections on his identification of "the literacy myth" and in developing the [email protected] initiative as a model for university-wide interdisciplinary programs. The essays also deal with ordinary fears about literacy, or illiteracy, that are shared by academics and concerned citizens. The nontechnical essays will speak to both academic and nonacademic audiences across disciplines and cultural orientations. --Book Jacket.

Legacies

Consonant acculturation is the opposite situation, where the learning process
and gradual abandonment of the home language and culture occur at roughly
the same pace across generations. This situation is most common when
immigrant ...

Author : Alejandro Portes

Release : 2001-05-31

Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN : 9780520935792

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One out of five Americans, more than 55 million people, are first-or second-generation immigrants. This landmark study, the most comprehensive to date, probes all aspects of the new immigrant second generation's lives, exploring their immense potential to transform American society for better or worse. Whether this new generation reinvigorates the nation or deepens its social problems depends on the social and economic trajectories of this still young population. In Legacies, Alejandro Portes and Rubén G. Rumbaut—two of the leading figures in the field—provide a close look at this rising second generation, including their patterns of acculturation, family and school life, language, identity, experiences of discrimination, self-esteem, ambition, and achievement. Based on the largest research study of its kind, Legacies combines vivid vignettes with a wealth of survey and school data. Accessible, engaging, and indispensable for any consideration of the changing face of American society, this book presents a wide range of real-life stories of immigrant families—from Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, the Philippines, China, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam—now living in Miami and San Diego, two of the areas most heavily affected by the new immigration. The authors explore the world of second-generation youth, looking at patterns of parent-child conflict and cohesion within immigrant families, the role of peer groups and school subcultures, the factors that affect the children's academic achievement, and much more. A companion volume to Legacies, entitled Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America, was published by California in Fall 2001. Edited by the authors of Legacies, this book will bring together some of the country's leading scholars of immigration and ethnicity to provide a close look at this rising second generation. A Copublication with the Russell Sage Foundation

The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation

Learning. When I first saw John Simeona, on 17 May 1989, he was standing at
the front of a large room pledging allegiance to the American flag. He led a group
of women and men in the ritual, the people he would later call the elderlys.

Author : Judith Schachter

Release : 2013-09-30

Publisher : Berghahn Books

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Through the voices and perspectives of the members of an extended Hawaiian family, or `ohana, this book tells the story of North American imperialism in Hawai`i from the Great Depression to the new millennium. The family members offer their versions of being "Native Hawaiian" in an American state, detailing the ways in which US laws, policies, and institutions made, and continue to make, an impact on their daily lives. The book traces the ways that Hawaiian values adapted to changing conditions under a Territorial regime and then after statehood. These conditions involved claims for land for Native Hawaiian Homesteads, education in American public schools, military service, and participation in the Hawaiian cultural renaissance. Based on fieldwork observations, kitchen table conversations, and talk-stories, or mo`olelo, this book is a unique blend of biography, history, and anthropological analysis.

An Essay on the Learning Respecting the Creation and Execution of Powers

The will was a plain will , giving , after the death of his wife , some legacies , and
the residue in general terms to S. H. He lived three years afterwards , and at his
death there was no issue . The claim was set up to the money as passing under ...

Author : John Joseph Powell

Release : 1799

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The Legacies of Literacy

Given the massive Western emotional , intellectual , and fiscal investment in
education , and the many legacies of literacy ... Dictionary definitions frequently
go beyond the basic ability to read and write , and include such elements as
learning ...

Author : Harvey J. Graff

Release : 1987

Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN : 9780253205988

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"This book will be a monumental contribution to the topic and a staple of scholarship for decades." --Michael B. Katz "A remarkable volume of critical synthesis and passionate revisionism." --Journal of Economic History ". . . ambitious and stimulating . . . required reading not only for social historians but also for policy-makers and activists." --Histoire Sociale "Clearly an important book . . . marks a significant point in the history of literacy studies." --History of Education Quarterly "A stimulating challenge to traditional assumptions and scholarly commonplaces." --Journal of Communication

Promoting, Assessing, Recognizing and Certifying Lifelong Learning

Social constructivist perspectives of learning, and particularly those based on
sociocultural and cultural-historic ... 'doing' is ineluctably interconnected with
others that can illuminate and substantiate understandings of learning and its
legacies.

Author : Timo Halttunen

Release : 2014-03-11

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN : 9401786941

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This book offers an international perspective on the growing interest worldwide in lifelong learning, particularly as it relates to learning beyond compulsory education and initial occupational preparation: across working life. Much of this interest is driven by key social and economic imperatives associated with the changing requirements of work and working life, the transformation of many occupations and lengthening working lives. The concerns in lifelong learning are also associated with individuals being able to engage in learning about cultural and social topics and practices that they had not so far. It is important to understand how this learning can be assessed, recognized and certified. Many in workforces across the world learn much of the knowledge that is required to maintain their employability through that work. Yet, that learning and that competency remains without recognition and certification while this could be particularly helpful for individuals seeking to sustain their employability or to extend their work into new occupations or workplaces. The first section of this book sets out the overall project and outlines the key concepts and issues. It illustrates why there is a need for promoting and recognizing lifelong learning and explains some of the terminology, concepts and key considerations. The second section informs about a range of policies and practices that are currently being deployed or have been deployed across a range of countries within Europe, Scandinavia and Asia. The last section comprises of contributions emphasizing the ways in which the assessment of workers learning takes place in different occupational contexts and different cultural contexts. The final chapter outlines how a systemic approach to recognizing lifelong learning might progress for a country which is promoting a continuing education and training system largely outside of tertiary education institutions.

Haunting Legacies

More important, what can we learn from the many examples used in these
reflections on replacement children that might ... ethics of how to learn to live in
peace with the other, which also means learning to live with the ghosts of a
violent past.

Author : Gabriele Schwab

Release : 2010-10-19

Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN : 0231526350

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From mass murder to genocide, slavery to colonial suppression, acts of atrocity have lives that extend far beyond the horrific moment. They engender trauma that echoes for generations, in the experiences of those on both sides of the act. Gabriele Schwab reads these legacies in a number of narratives, primarily through the writing of postwar Germans and the descendents of Holocaust survivors. She connects their work to earlier histories of slavery and colonialism and to more recent events, such as South African Apartheid, the practice of torture after 9/11, and the "disappearances" that occurred during South American dictatorships. Schwab's texts include memoirs, such as Ruth Kluger's Still Alive and Marguerite Duras's La Douleur; second-generation accounts by the children of Holocaust survivors, such as Georges Perec's W, Art Spiegelman's Maus, and Philippe Grimbert's Secret; and second-generation recollections by Germans, such as W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz, Sabine Reichel's What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?, and Ursula Duba's Tales from a Child of the Enemy. She also incorporates her own reminiscences of growing up in postwar Germany, mapping interlaced memories and histories as they interact in psychic life and cultural memory. Schwab concludes with a bracing look at issues of responsibility, reparation, and forgiveness across the victim/perpetrator divide.