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Teaching for Empowerment

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Leandra A. Bedini, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: As educators in leisure and recreation studies, we should and can empower students through our teaching. The purpose of this article is to explore ideas and methods that we, as educators, might use to facilitate empowerment of students within the classroom. Specifically, this article discusses assumptions of power and privilege that underlie empowerment. Examples of how educators can disempower are also provided. In addition, biological, psychological, and sociocultural processes of empowerment as related to race, gender, and disability are examined.

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Publication
Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 9, 1-13.
Language: English
Date: 1994
Keywords
Teaching, Instruction, Leisure and recreation studies, Self-efficacy