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Sequoyah, Smokies, Songs, & Summitt: Creating, Implementing, & Evaluating The Tennessee Junior 4-H Camp Curriculum, Alexis Hall May 2018

Sequoyah, Smokies, Songs, & Summitt: Creating, Implementing, & Evaluating The Tennessee Junior 4-H Camp Curriculum, Alexis Hall

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

The purpose of this project was to create, implement, and evaluate an interdisciplinary curriculum for Junior 4-H Camp at the University of Tennessee Extension Clyde Austin 4-H Center in Greeneville, Tennessee. Four lessons were developed using research-based practices in experiential learning and instructional design, including the Richards Working Model of Curriculum Development and Robert Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction.

During the summer camping season of 2017, 1,184 students learned about Tennessee history and life skills while developing their skills in art, music, science, math, and language arts at 4-H camp. Campers in grades 4-6 learned about Sequoyah’s ...


The Link, One Health, And Social Capital: A New Strategy For Empathy Education And Social Work, Phil Arkow Apr 2013

The Link, One Health, And Social Capital: A New Strategy For Empathy Education And Social Work, Phil Arkow

International Veterinary Social Work Summit

For 150 years, animal welfare and veterinary advocates have promoted a doctrine that animal welfare will be enhanced by teaching children kindness to animals and responsible animal husbandry practices. However, these efforts have been stymied by societal and professional perceptions that “animal” causes are less worthy than “human” services. Ten significant challenges have made it difficult, if not impossible, to gain access to educators’ curricula and social work training. In a society that continues to place humans’ interests above animals’, it is time to try a new approach that focuses on the human benefits of animal welfare. In particular, a ...


Fourth Estate Planning: An Exploration Of Perspectives That Have Shaped The Past And Present – And Those That May Determine The Future – Of Journalism Education, Jamie E. Bumpus Mr. Feb 2011

Fourth Estate Planning: An Exploration Of Perspectives That Have Shaped The Past And Present – And Those That May Determine The Future – Of Journalism Education, Jamie E. Bumpus Mr.

Annual Research Symposium of the College of Communication and Information

Drastic, ongoing changes related to the emergence of new media and financial instability have wrought turmoil within the field of journalism. Many now working within – irrespective of platform – perceive seismic shifts in internal standards and audience expectations, and so are unsure of their responsibilities, much less how to fulfill them (Owens, 2007). And so, the question must be asked: In what ways should journalism education evolve in order to meet such challenges?