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Connected citizenry: An exploration of local government social media adoption for community engagementDownload
As social media becomes an increasing part of daily life, we may wonder why this virtual environment has not been used widely for community engagement activities by municipal government institutions. Information and communication technologies (ICT’s) offer the opportunity to expand interactions...
Exploring popular theatre in education: A participatory project in an alternative education program for pregnant teens and young mothersDownload
To shift the emphasis with regards to what is important in education, beyond achievement tests, it would be helpful to consider other possibilities for engaging students. Popular theatre as form of popular education is explored as an option for providing this better “way in”. I considered both...
Participatory research (PR) is a research approach which involves partnerships between researchers and those affected by the issues under study. These partnerships lead to the production of research that is relevant and applicable to those involved in the process. Despite the potential value of...